Do you often find yourself unable to resist the allure of social media when working?
Is getting yourself psyched up for long stretches of work impossible to do?
Is staying on task when you’re working just not possible for you?
You’re not alone, both engaging and maintaining productivity is hard for most, especially with our worst distractions being just a mouse click away.
But it doesn’t have to be this way, because it only takes a little awareness and some quick action to make things better again.
Your bad habits kill productivity
Humans are creatures of habit, plain and simple. And it’s these habits that define how effective – and ineffective - we are at life.
The problems arise when we don’t realize that our bad habits are interfering with our effectiveness, and a major part of our effectiveness lies within our productivity.
You haven’t figured what your bad habits are
This makes sense when you think about it; if something’s a habit then usually it happens automatically and bypasses the thinking process (which can a gift or a curse, depending on the habit involved).
The solution is to find and eliminate those bad habits
The first step in fixing a problem is to find out the cause, and the second step is to fix it. Unfortunately, self-examination can be a little tough for a situation like this, so instead I gathered a list of 14 common bad habits for you to check out. Continue Reading →