Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Find your productivity rhythm, part of Time Management Tips.
- Many people feel that in order to be productive,…they need to be constantly in motion.…They feel that they don't want to waste…a single minute in their day.…The reality, though, is that productivity…is more about rhythm than perpetual motion.…You can see this in professional athletes or musicians.…They learn how to harness the power of rhythm…to help them be more successful.…You are a professional as well, and you can find…your own unique productivity rhythm.…
Here are a few areas for you to consider…as you craft your own rhythm.…First is your personal rhythm, meaning you as a person.…We've heard the concept of people who are night people…versus day people, but what about afternoon people…or middle-of-the-morning people?…You want to think about the time of day where you…are most productive, when you have the most energy,…and, of course, start to schedule activities…that are high value during that time.…
These are the best times to focus…on your most valuable activities.…Second, consider your work rhythm.…Every type of business or organization…
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