1. GET BACK TO THE BASICS
Pay special attention to the quality of work you’re putting out related to the everyday tasks of your job. Are these duties getting the love they deserve?
2. POSITIVE THOUGHTS
Your attitude each morning sets the tone for your workday. Starting your day with positive energy and intentions will enable you to make reasonable decisions and allow you to be less affected by challenges that might arise.
3. SET GOALS FOR THE YEAR
A great exercise is writing a letter to your future self as if you were reflecting on all the accomplishments you achieved. Express gratitude and be sure to include what you learned as a result of reaching your goals.
4. SET GOALS FOR THE WEEK
List feasible goals that you know on most circumstances can be completed by the end of the week. Not only will this help keep you organized, But checking things off your list will keep you motivated as well.
5. SET GOALS FOR THE DAY
You should prioritize your list by writing down the top three tasks you need to finish by the end of the day. Then, commit to organizing your day to ensure these get done.
6. TRIPLE CHECK YOUR WORK
Mistakes happen and it’s important to make a conscious effort in taking those extra few seconds and check your work one more time.
7. ASK HOW AND WHY
Knowing the “why” behind certain processes will help you troubleshoot any issues and allow to better complete a tasks.
8. JOT DOWN IDEAS
Pen and paper may not always be available to you but how about using notes on your cellphone or sending yourself an email you will never be left wondering how that great idea escaped.
9. SWITCH UP YOUR SPACE
Giving your workspace a face lift from time to time can make a big difference. You spend a lot of time in your workspace so even some fun new decor can give you a fresh outlook and inspiration.
10. LISTENING IS IMPORTANT
Let’s face it – You’re constantly multi-tasking which can make it difficult to retain information. Focus on improving your active listening skills so that you can process details in real time and work more efficiently.
11. LEARN FROM FAILURES
Don’t view your failure as the opposite of your successes but rather as a part of your path when you acknowledge your shortcomings you can learn and grow from them.
CELEBRATE YOUR SUCCESSES
You have to be your own advocate. No matter how big or small, Allow yourself to celebrate all of your victories. This will not only help build confidence in yourself but also help build the confidence others have in you.
TAKE A BREAK
Even if it’s just for 5 minutes, Get up, Stretch, Take a walk – just make sure you find a way to move around and give your eyes and brain a rest!
GET MORE SLEEP
Every night, Set a time to turn off your TV, Log off the computer and put down your tablet or phone More Rest + More Energy + Better Productivity.
CHECK EATING HABITS
It is scientifically proven that what we consume has a direct effect on how we act, feel and most importantly how we perform try adding productivity boosting foods to your diet.
PUT IN THE EXTRA EFFORT
Because like they say, It Really does go a long way, “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.