How To Quit Being Busy And Start Being Productive

Productivity is about how much we accomplish, not how busy we are. Despite how busy you may feel, you’re probably not as busy as you think.

You’re Not As Busy As You Think
by Chris Bailey (@ALOProductivity)

Tips & Tricks:

A recent study found that on average, people overestimated the time they worked each week by more than 18 hours.

How to unhook yourself from the busyness trap:

  • Keep a time log where you track how you spend your time over a given week, in 15 or 30 minute increments.
  • Use the Rule of 3 to stay focused.

Don’t deceive yourself into being busy. Track your time to make you spend it efficiently on important and meaningful work.