Do you often have this feeling that you are working the entire day and yet nothing seems to finish at the end of the day? Then perhaps you are not applying the right procedure to balance your work and personal lives properly. Try adopting these 8 simple work habits and see how your life turns for the better!
1. A clutter-free work space
If your desk is always a huge mess which is why you spend long hours trying to locate that important paper then that surely impacts your productivity! Try to clean up the desk every day before leaving the office.
2. Start your day a bit early
Sounds tough? Try it for few days and you will be amazed to note that your morning schedule turns so smooth, that you get more time to prepare a healthy breakfast, apply the makeup perfectly and take a leisurely stroll to the bus stop.
3. Schedule a time for social networking
Rather than answering every Whatsapp message whenever the Smartphone pings in office hours, fix a schedule to catch up with your friends at the social networking sites. Your friend might be trying to kill her boredom messaging you but why waste your own precious time!
4. Save time by bringing lunch from home
A lunch from home sounds boring, right! Then again, think of the precious time that you can save by bringing lunch from home. As you reach home early you surely applaud own decision.
5. Focus on one task at a time
Don’t try to juggle the work schedule by accommodating too many tasks at a time. At the end of the day, you realize that most of the tasks have remained incomplete. Complete one work at a time before moving to the next.
6. Keep some snacks handy
It’s quite natural to feel a bit down or sleepy around afternoon. Save the slackness by munching some snacks like roasted nuts, dates or berries. A good way to refresh yourself in no time.
7. Distribute the workload if possible
You always try to steal the show by completing the task singlehandedly. Are you sure that you are not overtaxing yourself by handling the entire responsibility on your own when you can easily distribute some tasks to your juniors!
8. Use automation tools to ease the workload
There are many resources available nowadays using which you can simplify the workflow and yet stay productive. Only make sure you use the right tool that specifically matches your work criteria.