Few daily rituals you must follow if you want to work hard in a smart way
Being more productive doesn’t imply you have to slog for longer hours or do more physical or mentally draining tasks. It means working smarter that doesn’t exhaust you yet gets the most done in a day. Here are some daily rituals to be more productive in a smart way.
Simplify your day-to-day life
Highly productive people are experts at simplifying their life to focus on things that really matter. They live by their values and are goal-driven. If something in their day-to-day life doesn’t add any significant value, they are happy to drop it from their life or de-prioritize. By doing so, you focus your energy on what matters the most.
Reduce the distractions
The biggest enemy of a smart productive paradigm is distractions. You need to very carefully plan your work environment and drop anything such as sound, noise, light, gadgets that interfere with your working schedule and hampers your efficiency or productivity. Try locating a suitable place, work out an alternate timing, the key is to stop distractions from hindering you to work smartly.
Set good boundaries
Warren Buffett once said, “The difference between successful people and really successful people is those really successful people say no to almost everything”. We all know that we have limited time in the day, and time is the greatest asset we have. You have to be smart when it comes to setting boundaries for yourself and focus all energy on what really matters.
Start your day early
All the super successful people like Tim Cook, Michelle Obama, and many more start their day before the crack of dawn as it has been proven that we are the most efficient early in the day. Naturally, you get more time in the day and feel more in control as you can plan the day early and schedule as needed.
Plan your daily schedule
This smart way of working makes us realistic as we know what needs to be done in the limited time available. You are bound to be more productive as you are in control of your hours and can make every free minute count!
Unplug to rejuvenate
This may sound counterintuitive in being smart about planning your daily routine, but researchers have proven that short afternoon naps, taking frequent vacations, working out and any such leisure task boost productivity. Getting impaired due to burnout, lack of focus or decision fatigue is no way to be productive in a smart way.
Try these daily rituals and see the gains yourself.