Over at TheMuse, Neil Patel of Inc.com, offers 16 tips to being more productive. He says if you follow his advice, you can get more than 90% of your work done before lunch: “Around the time people are groping for the next shot of caffeine, you’re shutting down your MacBook and chilling out.”
His tips include, “making 60 second decisions,” and “do the toughest tasks first,” and:
6. Give Yourself 20 Minutes to Reach Flow
Flow is when you’re in the zone. This happens when you are completely absorbed in your activity, single-mindedly accomplishing things at a high level and rapid pace.
It takes some time to reach flow, so if you don’t feel productive or engaged in your work, just give it some time.
Do you already do some of these things? How are they working for you?
If you don’t yet do them, try one or two out and let me know how it works for you?