Just think about it, going home after a long day feeling excited about how the day went, how you were able to finish all the tasks you had on your to-do-list for that day. That feeling of excitement is known as satisfaction.
Yes!!!,you can actually be the most productive person on that job or business instead of always working behind schedule and being overworked that you can’t finish your day’s tasks.
Hi everyone my name is Timileyin and in this post i will be showing you 7 ways to how to increase your productivity at work so just follow me closely and patiently.
The two major reasons why most people aren’t productive especially at work are one, they have certain bad habits such as procrastination and the second is that they don’t sit down to find better ways to do certain things instead they react to change in a bad manner.
Now they question is this, how can i increase my productivity on my work?, it’s sounds like a simple question right ?, that’s because it is a simple question with valid answers. Below are some of the ways to increase your productivity at work.
The first is to
I’m sure you must have heard the popular saying that says “make hay while the sun shines”. The sun in this context is your strength, both mentally and physically.
Start your day at work with the most difficult tasks, ignore emails, either reduce or stop your morning exercises, avoid reading newspapers, avoid breakfasts sometimes among other options.
This acts will help steer your focus into being productive for that day, the whole idea of all this is for you to do the most demanding tasks in moments where you are very active.
The second thing is to
As this may sound so simple, many people actually fall for it in the sense that they try to do different tasks at the same time. What happens is that the body will be easily wearied due to the amount of tasks to be done at the same time.
What you need do is to focus on a task one by one till you finish all you need to do. Always remember that doing all at once can affect your health negatively and also reduce your productivity.
The third thing is to
COME UP WITH A TO-DO-LIST FOR THE NEXT DAY
A to-do-list for your daily tasks is very important when trying to remain productive at work, this act ensures that you keep track of your progress and also enables you to know which tasks are to be placed before another one.
The fourth thing is to
Distraction poses a great negative impact on the productivity in any given task. One of the major sources of distraction is the social media, most workers get carried away by their activities on their social media platform that they forget the task at hand.
It’s quite difficult to stop phones at work places but one thing you can do is to take out all Tv’s and tell workers to either keep their phones in silent or switch them off until either break or at the close of work.
The fifth thing is to
HAVE THE APPROPRIATE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
When you and your employees have the right equipment to carry out the tasks at hand, it makes it very easy for all to do their job effortlessly and in time.
Imagine owning a dry cleaning business and you need to wash, dry, fold and arrange the clothes. If you have a really good washing machine that can help you with all of those things, you won’t need to do so much work which means you will save time and also won’t get worked out.
The sixth thing to do is to
IMPROVE YOUR OFFICE CONDITIONS
This has to do with the environment where your business is situated. Human beings tend to perform well when they can adapt well with the environment they find themselves.
As a business owner, if you want to increase productivity among employees and also with yourself, then you need to seriously consider the environment. Is the environment safe for your job to take place, the atmospheric conditions there too among other reasons.
The seventh thing to do is to
MAKE SURE YOUR EMPLOYEES ARE HAPPY
People generally tend to do what makes them happy irrespective of how hard it may seem. Making your employees happy can be in different forms. Making your employees happy could mean giving them end of the year bonuses, publicly applauding workers who have done excellent jobs, paying of salaries at when due, promoting workers that are due for it among many other things.
Some other things to do could be showing some form of empathy and expressing interpersonal leadership styles which will in turn build trust, loyalty between you and your workers.