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Top 5 Tips For Being Super Productive At Work

Little adjustments do make a difference.

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  1. Put on your earphones so others will be less likely to ask a question, disturbing your focus. Has it ever happened to you that someone stepped over and asked a question while you tried to concentrate? How much time did you need to regain your original focus after they left?
  2. Turn off the auto-sync on your Outlook or Email Software to not bother yourself checking another unread email.
  3. Book a separate room to maximize the focus on work. Less distractions, more deep work.
  4. Set time blocks in your calendar for your own tasks, creating and owning your schedule to which others should adapt. Not the other way around. Your to-dos come first.
  5. Set your status in the internal chat software to be: “do not disturb – communication via email only”

These options are very useful and actually work. Nowadays there are a lot of distractions in the office (partly due to the open office layout) that can be minimized with these tips. Eventually there won’t be any need for unnecessary overtime, creating capacity to pursue ones passion.

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