The Nine Hacks for Improving Productivity IQ Doodle outlines several productivity hacks that you can implement into your workflow that will help you work more effectively and efficiently.
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1) Use Checklists, Calendar and Task Lists
Systematize your workflow using tools that will keep you organized and focused throughout the day.
2) Eliminate Distractions
Eliminate or remove yourself from all distractions that may interrupt your workflow.
3) Focus on the Big Rocks
These are your highest priority activities and tasks that have the greatest long-term payoffs.
4) Be Task Efficient
Group similar tasks together and work on them within fixed time periods, but focus on completing one task at a time.
5) Work with Purpose
Specify the reasons why you’re doing each task and the value it will bring to your life.
Why exactly am I focusing on this today?
What is the long-term value of this activity?
6) Use a Timer
Using a timer injects some urgency into your workday. This will help keep you focused and motivated.
7) Be Tech Savvy
Use technology to simplify and automate repetitive tasks and activities.
8) Make Work Fun
Turn boring tasks into challenging games that help keep you mentally involved and stimulated.
How could I make this challenging and fun?
How could I turn this task into a game?
9) Take Regular Breaks
Taking a 5-minute break every half hour will recharge your batteries and help you stay focused for longer.