There has to be something, some personality attribute that gives a person the emotional boost to continue to work hard and overcome all barriers until his goals are achieved. These things are called excellence, talent, and sometimes, productivity.
Few people know how to get their work done. They will find ways to get away from situational turbulence no matter what. These people are known as the highly productive people. They do what many average people fail to do.
The quality of work you produce within a particular time is generally addressed as productivity. But how focused and attentively you work depends on a combination of a lot of mental and behavioral attributes. To understand various productivity hacks, you will have to understand your own mental blocks and unfavorable habits first. For example, take a look at the below checklist. When you work:
If your answers to these are yes, then you've got to work on yourself and on your habits. No one can help you improve productivity except you. The simple answer here is personal development. You have to improve, and so your habits have to change.
There are few very specific differences between success and failure. Successful people are emotionally intelligent; they are aware of their strengths; they know how to use their strengths; they do not fear failure, never hesitate to take criticism, and they always love to learn and improve.
More than any other practice in your career, your ability to manage time will determine your success or failure. It’s a simple equation. The better you use your time, the more you will accomplish, and the greater your rewards will be.
If you are not productive, find out the reasons. Take action. It does not matter if you have the talent or whether or not you are skillful; these are not the problems. Increase your self-awareness. Understand why you are not able to work efficiently, or what is stopping you from working efficiently. Learn your strengths. Work hard to strengthen your strengths. This audiobook is an excellent resource that represents productivity tips and tricks from great leaders and experts.
You will understand how easy it is to identify the core success strategies. Grab a copy and give it a go. But most importantly, try to execute what you learn here. Everything else will fall into place thereafter.