Written by : Arkabrata Bala
Keeping your concentration intact on a particular subject that doesn’t entice you for long minutes isn’t a matter for overlooking but a crucial aspect of you incapable of dealing with subjects that flay out. You are selective in your subjects of likeliness where you hit the ball out of the park. That’s sure for everyone but it’s not the ultimate strategy conducive for a highly aspired zenith of your work livelihood. That’s where the question of work productivity peeps in.
When you find yourself not hitting your prefixed goal, at the end of the day it’s utterly conspicuous that’s your list shouldn’t be trimmed but you have to work somehow smarter to crack those and whistle out of the office contently.
Scurrying through the ground level isn’t the sole criteria to gear up your productivity but you have to climb up the steep slopes to have a bird’s eye view of the loopholes that prevent you from fostering growth intellectually of yourself and your employees. Fixing these small yet pertinent bolts of the procedure will portray yourself as a successful manager. Not only managers but we all need to look down from the peak and chalk our route to the destination. Obviously, beating around the bush won’t seriously assist you.
But looking for success isn’t easy at all. Above the hilltop level, there is yet one more level of altitude- the place where you ensure your path. The pinnacle of success is where everyone is trying everyday to climb up to with tens of hundreds of different strategies. Your strategy is completely yours but implementing them and working them out is the point where people slackens.
Here are ten tips to guide you to your path and fuel your productivity to sheer success.
- Set and accomplish micro-goals. You may have already decided your goal and chalked out your time plan and strategy but climbing up the baby steps first will set you to start on the ignition. Fixing these small issues will make your mind dexterous and ensure exquisite performance in the bigger picture. So each and everyday indulge yourself deeply and put all your efforts out until and unless your goal isn’t reached. The motivation you get from reaching your micro-goals will give you mega power.
- Be smarter, not faster. Don’t stick to your self-made routine of work. Improvise it for a more robust outcome whenever possible. Stay open to new sources and implement whenever you feel it will augment your values to your daily work end. The crux of this point is you will achieve heights if you are smarter enough to take up challenges and accomplish them.
Stop multitasking. A bunch of simple tasks will entice you to tackle them together. You will crunch your head with all of these at your table when only a fragment of half-hearted work will be your undeserving prize. You will be virtually fooling yourself keeping your frisky mind joggling around between phone calls, presentations and eating lunch.
- Take each and every task one at a time, finish it off and check the time to decide for yourself which methodology you should adopt.
Don’t keep your bigger tasks lining up till the tip of the day. This becomes pertinent when you are able to complete all your assignments and become exhausted by the time you reach your main course. These big ones eventually eat up your time and unnecessarily extend your days. You might feel your productivity has gone to seclusion but the fact is that you are deluding yourself. You are smart enough to comprehend the time in which you are at your best form. Abide by your body clock and handle those bigger tasks efficiently. You will readily feel the change.
4.Take breaks once you feel the need to. Working for long hours will effectively make your brain exhausted. Don’t recede from taking breaks apprehending that people will judge you for your work. Taking a break helps to unwind yourself and bring back the same mood to work. Have a chat with your fellow mates. Take a five-minute walk but don’t extend it to an unwonted amount of breaks which will cause you to feel indolent.
5.Reckon your daily progress before you sleep. Walk through your daily events and identify where you have lagged behind and where you have been at your best. This helps you to recalculate your estimated time versus actual time. Improve your subtle areas the consequent day. Slowly onwards, you will be at your best making you hard to believe yourself.
6.Life is yours. You need to steer your own wheel. You should be completely aware of your work life and see what it gives you beyond your paycheque. If you are agreeably satisfied with your profile don’t leave it. But also know to swerve your path. Experiencing a new type of roles helps to discover your hidden potential. Your life is yours to drive. It will take you where you want to and it’s up to you to choose the keys to drive from the lot.
7. Never falter from doing or saying the right thing when it’s time to. Everytime you make such a compromise your self-confidence cringes. The more you will prevent yourself from facing such challenges your gut will eventually become non- receptive to any of such opportunities further. Now, that’s not a good sign for your work life to prosper. Your mind ought to transcend to the cloud level to realize what you really crave for. If you are brave enough to dream bigger, you will achieve big. Your vision will determine how you spend every time of the day.
8.Identify from your To Do list which ones you are dying to accomplish and which ones you dread. It is natural that every part of the job won’t attract you in the same way, rather you will detest some. You should introspect as to where you should fix such issues or if you aren’t at the helm of affairs, lookout for a different organization concerning of all these issues equally.
9.Acknowledge yourself for your diligence and learning you get everyday. Don’t ever take your virtues for granted. Appreciate your hard work and try to accomplish everytime more than you have done earlier. Your accomplishments and hard work may be unknown to others but not to you.
10.No one but you know how you care for your job. Don’t let this skill go unrecognized. Reward yourself at the fag end of the year if you think you have been successful in achieving or accomplishing whatever you had wanted to.
Hope this will help to pull yourself out of your insipid life back to the track. Obviously, everyday you won’t be at your best. Don’t wrench yourself for this. Rather bring back your focus and implement these tips again. Once you will identify your sturdy areas you will be amazed at how much you can achieve both in and out of the office. Now kindly excuse me while I go and have a brisk walk.