As you go through the article, you will learn techniques to stop procrastination and get more done in less time. These techniques are super easy to use and mega easy to implement.
Setting up your priorities by ABCD Method.
The time you invest in planning and setting priorities will help you to do work faster and easier.
The ABCD method allows you to set priorities between significant and insignificant tasks.
Make a list of every task, you need to do tomorrow. Suppose you create a list of ten items, you need to do tomorrow.
Now all the tasks are not as important as a few once. Place A, B, C, D and E next to each task, before you begin the first task.
Exactly How to Assign A, B, C, D and E Tasks Right Now Step-By-Step Guide.
In this method, you need to place A, B, C, D, and E next to each task. Each alphabet has its priority level.
Put A alphabet next to the task that is significant and you need to do it anyhow. If you have multiple tasks then, you can use A-1, A-2, A-3 and so on.
Alphabet B defines tasks you should do. Likewise A-1, A-2, A-3. You can also use B-1, B-2, B-3 if you have multiple tasks.
The C define tasks that would nice to do. But if you eliminate it, there will be no consequence.
The D alphabet defines tasks that you can delegate to someone else’s. Delegate your tasks to add more spare time in your schedule.
The E-tasks are the activities you can eliminate. As these activities are important at a specific time. But now, it has no value to do it.
Hacks to Accelerate your Progress in a day.
You need to detect three crucial activities of a day. And then, focus on activities that add value to your business and in your life.
First, step is to figure out all the activities you need to complete over the course of a week.
Once you make a list. Define three significant tasks that add value to your organization.
If you are unsure about three activities consult with your boss. Because once you figure out the activities, you will have more chances for your success.
A Surefire Strategies To Get More Done In A Day, Even If You Are Worried About Procrastination.
The best approach to overcome procrastination is to focus on one task at a time. You can carry out a giant task in life once you discipline yourself to take one step at a time.
In this way, you can accomplish your health and fitness goals by only taking one step each day.
Take time to upgrade your skills.
De-motivation comes from feelings of inadequacy and lack of confidence.
To overcome the lack of confidence, you need to upgrade your skills in key areas. Once you upgrade, you will reduce the time to carry out your work.
Upgrading your skills is essential. As in rapid changing world, your knowledge becomes obsolete. To save your valuable time and energy, you need to keep honing your knowledge.
Once you reach expert level skills. Then, it will easier for you to overcome procrastination.
2 Proven Methods to become a master in your field.
Two practices help you to become a master in your field. Because the more you learn, the better you will become. And more confidence you will feel.
1. Read at least one hour per day in your field.
2. Take every course and seminar on your selected topic in your city.
Like, building your physical muscles through physical exercise. You can build your mental muscles with mental exercise.
The good news is, there is no limit on how far you can extend your knowledge. It’s up to you how advanced you want to become in your field.
The Sooner you know how to tackle huddle the better.
Between where you are and where you want to go. You need to cross a hurdle point to reach your destiny.
The approach is to use your time and talent so you can concentrate your mental energies on the key area.
Once you identify your limiting factor you can work on it. And strengthen skills that will skyrocket your progress in a short interval of time.
Here is a Quick Way to accomplish your task.
The best approach to overcome procrastination is to think you have only one day to complete your work. Create an urgency that forces you to do work.
Imagine you receive a message that you are going out of town for a month. Before leaving town, you will set your priority to do work. whatever your priority is, you will do it before leaving town.
The good news is that once you complete your task, you will feel better and you increased your self-esteem because you go beyond the point where normal people quit.
7 Little known ways to double your productivity.
1. Decide exactly what you want in your life.
2. Once you decide your end goal. Write it down on a piece of paper.
Writing down your goal makes it crystal clear. On the other hand, the unwritten goal leads to confusion, vagueness, and misdirection.
And as per a theory that you think 60,000 thoughts in a single day. So writing your goal make this thought separate from 59,999.
3. Once you decide your goal, give it a deadline. Without a deadline, you will begin to procrastinate. On the flip side, deadline and sub-deadline create urgency to accomplish your goal faster.
4. Make a list of every skill you need in your toolkit to reach your destiny.
5. Now the time is to organize your list. Organize your list by priority. Decide the skills you need to learn first and seconds, and third.
Once you write your goal and make a list of all the skills you need to acquire. You will become far more productive and efficient than the majority of people.
6. Once you make your complete plan, start taking action from today. Because following a mediocre plan is far better than a perfect plan, a perfect plan in which nothing is done.
You need to know, you can only reach your goal once you start taking little action every day.
7. Each morning when you climb down the bed. Decide the task you will complete. You need to build this habit to reach your destiny. The habit will help you to skyrocket your progress.
Suggested Reading: The productivity Project.
Discover the Secrets Behind Pareto Principle.
You might hear the Pareto principle. It says that your 20% of work will contribute to your success.
The Pareto principle says that 20% of work adds value to your work as well as in your life. If you have a list of 10 activities to do, then any two activities will play a major role in your accomplishment.
Do you know, the average person procrastinates on twenty percent tasks that play a major role in his success? He will often appear busy but accomplish very little.
Because he is busy doing activities that don’t add value. And ignoring high-value activities. But if he focuses on 20% then he can make a difference in his career.
Keep in mind, the important task is difficult to do. But, it is the only task that pays you off in the long run.
The time required to complete the significant task is the same, the time required to complete the unimportant task.
After completing an important task you will feel cheerful. However, completing low-value tasks you will make you feel depressed.
No -The only thing you will ever need know to get more time in your hand.
You can’t complete all tasks in a day, so you need to eliminate unimportant activities.
Once you learn how to procrastinate on small value activities. You can free your time and energy to do high-value activities.
Because the difference between high and low-performer determined by what he prefers to procrastinate on.
Frequently examine your life and work to find time-consuming tasks. Once you know, you can either eliminate it or outsource the low value as well as time-consuming tasks.
Decide today to procrastinate on low-value tasks and even I suggest you outsource low-value tasks.
One of the most powerful words to manage your time is to say no to all unimportant things. Say no to everything that doesn’t add value to your life.
No negative outcome just be optimistic everyday.
You should not affect your mood by daily setbacks. And take an approach to become a confident person.
Emotions you feel, either positive or negative depending upon how you interpret a situation.
Emotions aren’t defined by the circumstance you involved in but the way you interpret the situation.
You need to develop four habits to keep yourself motivate and productive. And the good news is you can learn any habit through practice and repetition.
1. Think and imaging the end outcome, your goal.
2. Learn lessons in every setback.
3. Don’t blame your problem, instead concentrate on the solution.
4. Clean your mental window and always find positive in every situation.
You will start feelings focused and energies once you envision your end goal.
You can use magic words I can do it! I can do it! I can do it! to motivate yourself. And to enhance your self-esteem, affirm: I like myself! I like myself!
Which method is effective to overcome Procrastination?
Do you ever think, why you procrastinate?
You procrastinate because you set a big assignment to do. And now you think, how to complete the assignment.
But you can use two methods from the productivity toolkit to save yourself from procrastination.
Methods help you to split the giant assignment and save yourself from feeling overwhelming.
Split your assignment into parts.
Now in this, you need to split your assignment into small parts. And force yourself to do one part at a time.
Psychological, it is easier to do one task. Once you take action and complete your first tasks, you will feel cheerful.
Finishing one step also forces you to do another. And small wins will create a mindset to do another task and then another.
Assign your work with time.
In this method, you need to assign your work for a specific time.
You can even set thirty, sixty, or ninety minutes to do your tasks. Once the time is over stop yourself and do something else’s.
Take 10 minutes to compose large chunks of time, You will not regret it!
Take time to sit and set the time interval to work continuously without any distractions.
In this time interval, you need to turn off your phone and separate yourself from the group, so you can save yourself from the bombard of phone calls.
Make an appointment with yourself to set a chunk. Set aside thirty, sixty, or ninety minutes each day to work non-stop.
Once you set and work non-stop for thirty, sixty, or ninety minutes. You can produce triple the amount of work that you hardly produce when you are working with a group of people.
Forget everything And Stick with single task until it’s finish.
Develop a habit of doing a task in a single sitting. However, if you distract you can use the magic line to get back on track, Back to work! Back to work! Back to work!.
Because the tendency to start your work and leave in the middle and then come back after some time to do it again. It will increase the time to complete work.
Each time you need to familiarize yourself with the work, where you left and where you need to start again.
If you force yourself to complete work in a single sitting. You can reduce the time by half.
Once you discipline yourself to work on a single task, you will produce a far better result in less time.
At Last: Here are my favorite Quotes from this book.
- The hardest part of any important task is getting started on it in the first place. Once you actually begin work on a valuable task, you seem to be naturally motivated to continue. ― Brian Tracy.
- People who take a long view of their lives and careers always seem to make much better decisions about their time and activities than people who give very little thought to the future. ― Brian Tracy.
- Everyone procrastinates. The difference between high performers and low performers is largely determined by what they choose to procrastinate on. ― Brian Tracy.
- Rule: Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field. ― Brian Tracy.
- The Key to Success is Action. ― Brian Tracy.
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Above article is the summary of “Eat that frog” book written by “Brian Tracy”.