Fake Productivity vs Real Productivity

Dumb Little Man

But the question is this: Are you really being productive with your time or is your work merely a heightened form of procrastination? The three levels of productivity: The first level of productivity is outright procrastination. It is zero productivity. The second level of productivity is work. However, it is not productive work but it is the work you use as an alibi against procrastination. It is level-up work at the very top of the productivity pyramid.

2019 215

Busy? Or Productive?

Simple Productivity Blog

But I realized I was busy, but not productive. Or Productive? At the beginning of COVID, I had plans. I was going to knock so much off of my Someday lists. The post Busy? appeared first on Laura Earnest. Deliberate Living oct08 update

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Why Productivity Still Matters

Simple Productivity Blog

In a world where everything has changed, and we all have a lot more time on our hands, does productivity still matter? What passed for productivity before is not relevant, but true productivity still matters. Productivity

2020 130

How To Be Productive And Not Just Busy As An Entrepreneur

Dumb Little Man

So here are four ways in which you can ensure you’re being productive and not just busy. How are you going to know if you’re being busy and not productive if you don’t evaluate yourself on a regular basis. Entrepreneur Productivity

2021 225

9 Productivity Tips Your Work-From-Home Career Needs

Dumb Little Man

Here are 9 productivity tips that would make you successful in your work from home career. Work-life balance is a prerequisite for increased productivity. If you skip your mealtime, relaxation period, or sleep, it could, to a large extent, reduce your productivity.

2020 222

Best Personal Development Goals To Add Productivity To Life

Dumb Little Man

They also have a role to play in making you productive and happy. So, here we are with a few important personal development goals that will make your life super productive and efficient. Proper time management skills will increase your efficiency and productivity.

2020 220

How Product Configurators Can Help A Small Business With Customization

Dumb Little Man

The assembly line and mass production revolutionized consumerism. With it, products could be made quickly and exactly the same, lowering costs. However, the tide of consumerism has once again shifted, but this time toward customized and personalized products.

2021 181

The productivity killers

Practically Perfect PA

How do we ensure we are, and here comes the dreaded word, productive. Today, I’m going to write about the productivity killers. Those annoying things we do that stop us being productive. This has got to be the number one productivity killer for assistants. Regular breaks are so necessary and you will find you are much more productive after a short break. From experience, I know I am much more productive when I have a list of tasks to work through.

2016 189

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

With technological innovation advancing at breakneck speed, there are now a variety of ways that AI can be utilized to enhance your productivity. There are a number of ways that you can use AI for productivity. This is where AI can be of real benefit in terms of productivity.

2020 238

Boost Productivity by Simplifying Spaces

Simple Productivity Blog

I've used this principle in other areas of my life, always with the same result: a boost in productivity and creativity. The post Boost Productivity by Simplifying Spaces appeared first on Laura Earnest. Deliberate Living Productivity

2019 130

Beware of Toxic Productivity: Tips for Working While Under Stress

Eat Your Career

For most of us, “productivity” is something positive, desirable, even healthy —especially when it comes to work. But productivity also has a dark side, which I’ve been experiencing more and more recently. Toxic Productivity is so insidious, it often goes unchecked for long periods.

2020 201

Productive Workspaces

Simple Productivity Blog

For me, my workspaces have to be decluttered, and they inspire me to productivity. Today we will look at my everyday productive workspaces and the features of each. The post Productive Workspaces appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Productivity A recent article I read touted the benefits of a messy workspace as a sign of creative genius. To me, a messy workspace is just distraction waiting to happen.

2014 170

How to Set Up Your Digital Productivity Space – Top 10 Tips

Dumb Little Man

That’s why we bring you 10 tips on how to organize your digital workspace, loaded with helpful productivity tools and suggestions that will serve you well even when this home-office era ends. Have you ever wondered why some of your colleagues are much more productive than others?

2020 257

The Productive PA

Practically Perfect PA

This is a session that I did at the Summit called ‘The Productive PA’ During the 25 minute video I give the viewers […]. Today I thought I Would share another session with you from last year’s Virtual Summit to give you a flavour of what to expect at our next Virtual Summit on the 22nd June.

2018 176

10 Work Productivity Tips and Tricks You Should Adopt at Work Today

Dumb Little Man

It’s either you put in an extra number of hours or find smart work productivity tips to working hard. Productivity and Motivation. You are more productive when you feel motivated. Below are 10 work productivity tips to help you achieve the best of your time.

2020 273

Essential Productivity Habits

Simple Productivity Blog

Productivity isn't about cute tricks nor flashy tools. This is my list of essential productivity habits (and yes, they are automatic) that make me hit peak productivity week in and out. The post Essential Productivity Habits appeared first on Laura Earnest. ProductivityInsert Link] It's a matter of buckling down and getting your work done. But that doesn't mean that there aren't things that help.

2018 109

How to Use Downtime at Work Productively

Eat Your Career

They’re hardly able to enjoy the slower pace, for fear that they’re not being as productive as they could or should be. If you’re currently experiencing some downtime at work, or if you’re likely to have some in the near future, here are a few ways you can use this rare period of peace productively. The post How to Use Downtime at Work Productively appeared first on Eat Your Career. productivity downtime organization

2019 156

How To Build A Minimum Viable Product

Dumb Little Man

In the era of constantly churned out applications, the only thing that can make you stand out from the crowd is a Minimum Viable Product. It is a lot of people coming together and putting their heads together to create a product that will, in turn, be accepted by the market.

2019 202

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

In this article, you’re going to learn how music affects your productivity and how you can use it to your advantage. Fast-tempo instrumental music is best for crushing work and staying on the productivity train. See Also: This Type Of Music Can Increase Your Productivity. To be productive, you have to clear the way for the magic to happen. The post How Music Affects Your Productivity appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Lifehacks Productivity

2017 177

20 Essential Productivity Tips For Daily Life

Simple Productivity Blog

Productivity is not simply just about how you do your work. Peak productivity takes into account your physical state, distraction level, energy, and organization. Today we will look at 20 essential productivity tips for your daily life. Productivity aff

2020 130

Productivity tools and tips for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

During October’s Virtual Summit I will be showing our attendees 20 pieces of technology that can help with productivity for Assistants. As we have so much to do and the workload is never ending I thought I would share my productivity tools and tips for Assistants. Core Competencies Featured Time Management Virtual Summit admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Productivity Virtual Assistant

2018 171

The Journey of Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

The post The Journey of Productivity appeared first on Laura Earnest. ProductivityIt's really interesting to me that people invariably understand that in order to get to a destination, you have to have some idea where it is. Once that is known, a strategy for getting there is decided on. In the old days, it was a map and/or turn by turn directions. Now we use GPS to do the work for us.

2018 109

Boost Productivity In Excel

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the best ways that you can boost your productivity at the computer is to learn the keyboard shortcuts for some of the most commonly used actions. The post Boost Productivity In Excel appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., Productivity Simplification

2015 166

Adapting Productivity with Limitations

Simple Productivity Blog

A reader asked me for help on being productive when you''re limited. Today we will look at adapting productivity techniques so you can get as much done as possible, whatever your limitation might be. The post Adapting Productivity with Limitations appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., Productivity

2014 171

Staying Productive: 8 Tips I Follow To Break My Productivity Slump

Dumb Little Man

These days, by the time I look up after finishing one assignment, it’s already nighttime and I can’t help but wonder if there is a way to break this productivity slump and complete all the tasks on my to-do list faster. To answer my own question, I usually follow these eight nifty tips to staying productive. See Also: How Music Affects Your Productivity. Bottom line: Any type of tea breaks my productivity slump.

2019 171

Social Learning as a Way to Foster Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Social learning is known to enhance employee productivity and made them produce results faster. See Also: Redefining Office Culture To Boost Employee Satisfaction and Productivity. A productive office environment is defined by solid communication. Business Productivity Workplac

2020 236

5 free tools to help with your productivity

Practically Perfect PA

Before we dive into our list of productivity tools, I want to spend a few minutes talking to you about the importance of keeping up with the latest technology. Firstly it makes us more productive – can you imagine still using a typewriter for your minutes, carbon copy paper for anything that needs to be […].

2019 176

6 Strategies to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Happy and productive employees help a company to grow. This is one good reason why every company owner or supervisor should take the time to motivate their employees and boost their productivity. Below, we’ll share super effective strategies to increase productivity in the workplace. Companies can increase productivity by using modern software. Introducing awards, for example, highly encourages everyone to be more productive.

2018 215

Productivity App

Clutter Coach

by A software engineer reached out to me last week to let me know about an app she and her partner developed to increase their own productivity as they worked on their start up. They are offering the app to 10,000 people for free, people who truly want to be more productive. The post Productivity App appeared first on Clutter Coach. Cool Stuff Effectiveness Productivity

2014 116

Productivity App

Clutter Coach

by A software engineer reached out to me last week to let me know about an app she and her partner developed to increase their own productivity as they worked on their start up. They are offering the app to 10,000 people for free, people who truly want to be more productive. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Productivity App appeared first on Clutter Coach. Cool Stuff Effectiveness Productivity

2016 100

4 Productivity Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Here are four of them that I’ve found especially useful for maximizing productivity. Here are four of them that I’ve found especially useful for maximizing productivity. Your Einstein window is the time of the day when you’re the most mentally alert and productive. You can get more productive hours out of your day by designing your sleep schedule around this critical window. See Also: 10 Productivity Musts for Freelancers .

2016 219

3 Amazing Strategies To Increase Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Almost everyone is struggling to find the right strategies to increase productivity. Unfortunately, however, not all of these productivity tricks work for everyone, especially since people’s priorities and needs vary. Below, you’ll find three amazing strategies that can increase your focus, productivity, and time. It’s common for people to confuse business with productivity. They think that if they do a lot of work, they’re productive.

2016 219

Productivity Tool Overview: Pomodoro

Simple Productivity Blog

I have long believed that true productivity requires a variety of methods. This June I will be looking at my go-to tools - the ones in my productivity toolbox. The post Productivity Tool Overview: Pomodoro appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., ProductivitySome days you need to may need to focus on a specific task and power through.

2015 149

Presenting The Productivity Toolbox

Simple Productivity Blog

Over the past month we have looked at various productivity methods and when to apply them. The post Presenting The Productivity Toolbox appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., ProductivityToday I present to you a handy sheet that summarizes everything, with room to add your own favorite tools.

2015 142

Hack Your Soundscape To Boost Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that you can use music to boost productivity? Often overlooked, optimizing your sound environment is a great hack for improving productivity and staying focused. Keep track of your productivity and how it felt for each type. Remember, you aren’t trying to figure out what sounds or music you enjoy the most, but what helps you be the most productive. In any case, you now have your Productivity Sound (PS). How To Lifehacks Productivity PS

2016 218

Catering for super-productive meetings

Practically Perfect PA

As an Assistant, it’s your responsibility to arrange meetings that run without a hitch, and a key cog in the meeting machine is catering.

2020 130

Top 7 Ways to Improve Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

When you have a lot of things to work on, maintaining your productivity level can be a struggle. If this sounds exactly like you, here are some of the way you can boost your productivity. To make sure these things don’t block your productivity, it’s a good idea to store them in dedicated folder racks and holders. See Also: 7 Great Productivity and Time Management Tools to Keep You On Track. See Also: 10 Productivity Musts for Freelancers.

2016 219

7 Mistakes People Make Under the Umbrella of Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Everybody wants to be successful, sexy, and productive. However, in order to be productive, you should experience some painful mistakes. In this post, I want to share a list of 7 productivity mistakes that I’ve made over the years. It’s better that you accept that productivity and productive life is a journey – a never-ending one. It wasn’t the cleverest use of my time and wasn’t productive either. Productivity

2019 196

4 Fun Ways to Improve Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

What better way to live than having fun and being productive at the same time? Fun productivity techniques enable you to both enjoy the moment and be more productive for the rest of your life. I’ve tried out a lot of productivity techniques and all of them ended up boring, even for productivity nerds like me. Here are 4 fun ways to improve your productivity and focus: Make Everything Into a Challenge to Motivate You. Fun Productivity Writing WPM

2016 206

Productivity Tool Overview: Autofocus

Simple Productivity Blog

I have long believed that true productivity requires a variety of methods. This June I will be looking at my go-to tools - the ones in my productivity toolbox. The post Productivity Tool Overview: Autofocus appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., ProductivitySome days you need to may need to focus on a specific task and power through.

2015 146

Comfort and Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

Anything that distracts you from the task at hand is counter to productivity. Have you ever considered how any discomforts in your environment is negatively affecting your productivity? Just like an itch that can''t be scratched, a little discomfort can grow in our minds until we completely derail our productivity. The post Comfort and Productivity appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. Productivity Simplification

2014 162

Productivity and Minimal Software

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we''ll take a look at minimal software, what it means for your productivity, and how to get rid of it. The post Productivity and Minimal Software appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., Productivity Simplification I recently upgraded my home laptop. My old computer was struggling with lack of memory, and attempts to upgrade the memory had failed.

2014 155

Productivity Tool Overview: ABC-123

Simple Productivity Blog

I have long believed that true productivity requires a variety of methods. This June I will be looking at my go-to tools - the ones in my productivity toolbox. The post Productivity Tool Overview: ABC-123 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., ProductivitySome days you need to may need to focus on a specific task and power through.

2015 142