We all know how hard it is to stay productive while working at the office every day. Carry on reading to read our top 6 tips on how to stay productive while working at the office.
Have a daily to do list
Creating a to do list every morning this will help to boost your productivity. To do lists help you to understand what you need to get done every day and ensures to keep yourself on track which is fantastic when you want to be productive and complete all of the tasks that you need to complete. To do lists also give you a sense of achievement when you manage to tick off each task you have completed.
Use the 25/5 Pomodoro working method
Try the 25/10 working method. This is where you work for 25 minutes and then take a 5 minute break. This has been proven to boost productivity especially within the workplace. During your 5 minute break, maybe catch up on your messages/ social networking etc nothing to heavy that will distract you from your 5 minute break longer than necessary for example, watching a YouTube video. Read more about the Pomodoro working method here: The Pomodoro Technique – Time Management Training (thinkproductive.co.uk)
Use productivity tools
Did you know that there are apps that help you to stay productive? Some of these apps include RescueTime is an app that you can install both on your computer and phone. The app automatically pays attention to the apps you use, which files you open and what websites you visit. RescueTime logs how much time you spend on each of them. Productivity apps are a brilliant way to maintain productive throughout the working day.
Drink less caffeine and more water
It may seem counterproductive to lessen your caffeine intake as it is known to give you more energy. However, too much caffeine can actually tire you out. Try replacing the coffee you would usually drink with water to keep your body nice and hydrated and healthy.
Know when to stop working
Don’t work longer than you need to. Once you leave the working office, your work day should finish there. Constantly thinking about work ends up being counterproductive. You should set boundaries between work and home. Do not let work end up running your life.
Lastly, GET ENOUGH SLEEP
Lack of sleep can hugely affect your productivity. It is so important to ensure you get at least 6-8 hours sleep per night. This will give you enough energy to get through the working day.
Have you found these tips helpful?
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