The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People
Posted by: Sue Atkins
I’ve been working with a wondertful group of teachers who are really lovely but their time management skills leave them stressed out, burnt out and running on empty.
I wrote my Teacher’s Bouncing Back Tookit especially for busy, stressed out teachers as I know 1st hand about managing time effectively as I used to be a Deputy Head and Class Teacher for over 20 years !
I run workshops, coach clients in the evening, write books and write articles as well as walk my three dogs and ferry my teenage kids about as we live in the countryside and still find time to read books, go on courses and catch up with friends.
So what makes me more efficient and still bouncing at 9pm at night after my last telephone coaching parent ?
Good time management.
I have written many articles on work/life balance and time management and you can buy my Work/Life Balance Toolkit and download my Work/Life Balance Journal here and explore my blogs around handling, managing and controlling time.
Here’s a great article by Alexandra Gekas on The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People that I thought I’d share with you.
“While your co-workers start every day enjoying a cup of coffee together in the break room, you’re barely able to find time to call your doctor.
While they’re taking lunches, you’re rushing through another meal at your desk. Sound familiar?
Here’s the good news: This apparent discrepancy may not mean you’ve got a bigger workload or that you’re a harder worker. Instead, it may mean that they’ve mastered certain time-saving skills and habits that you haven’t-until now. From prioritizing your workload to learning which projects don’t need to be perfect, read on to discover eight workplace habits that’ll boost your productivity and lower your stress levels……
Read more here