5 Habits That Ruin Your Productivity

5 Habits That Ruin Your Productivity

With the pandemic, you sure have more time, but are you getting more productive ?
Here are 5 Habits That Ruin Your Productivity :

1) Checking your phone, emails, social media, etc. the very first thing when you wake up.

=> Avoid the reactive mode, wait till after breakfast to help your mind focus on important tasks for the day ahead.

2) Too much attention on minor details, like building the “perfect” template.

=> Your time is precious. Just move on.

3) Working until you get exhausted

=> take breaks, have a walk, whenever you feel you are losing traction.

4) Trying to “find time” to do something : sure path to ending up with not doing anything on time.

=> book time in your calendar and commit for things that are important to you : like learning, reading, family, work out, etc.

And 5) I can’t emphasize this enough : saying “Yes” to all type of requests, especially those that are not important.

=> reset expectations, set your own boundaries and let people know.

In summary, being productive does not start with having “more things” to do in your agenda, but by removing all productivity killing habits first.

Remember :

Small changes, huge outcomes.

Give it a try. I hope that helps.

Hakan Ozturk

Hakan Ozturk
Founder, theCScafe.com, #1 Weekly Customer Success Newsletter

Hakan Ozturk is a Paris-based Customer Success leader with over 15 years of experience in the computer software industry. Passionate about driving growth and delivering value to strategic customers, Hakan has established himself as a trusted industry expert. As the Founder of The Customer Success Café Newsletter and TopCSjobs.com, Hakan provides valuable industry insights and daily-updated job opportunities worldwide in the field of Customer Success. Connect with Hakan to boost your career in CS and your company’s potential for massive growth.

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