Our minds trail off... We get distracted, perhaps we start thinking about how we need to watch Stranger Things 2 on Netflix or how the whole platform is really killing it with its original content and how you hope they --- Oops. See, there I go.
Procrastination, distraction, and train of thought can take even the most diligent of people off track, but in the working world, we all need to develop tactics and tricks for getting passed them and staying productive throughout the day.
In the helpful infographic below, Essay Expert shares 15 simple tips for doing just that and frankly, getting more shit done! Though aimed toward students, all of the productivity tips are practical and actionable no matter what your task at hand.
Now, before the work week rolls back around, take a few minutes to read through the tips, why they are important, and how to adapt them to your routine. When that mid-week slump hits you in a few days, you’ll be glad you did!
Here are the 15 tips outlined in the infographic to help you start beating procrastination:
Know yourself (why/what makes you procrastinate?)
Practice effective time management
Change your perspective
Commit to assignments
Work in productive environments
Talk to yourself positively (encourage yourself to keep going)
Have a flexible schedule
Swiss-cheese tasks (break them up into smaller bits)