Keep A Journal
Journals provide clarity of mind, develop your
writing skills, and help you set goals.
“Please read my diary, look through my things and figure me
out.” -Kurt Cobain
Set Short And Long Term Goals
If you do not define your yearly, monthly, and weekly
goals…how will you know if you’ve achieved them?
Do not rely on memory.
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or
things.” -Albert Einstein
Sleep & Wake-Up Early
Save the “midnight oil”, and wake up fresh and early
in the morning instead -it will pay off in every way.
“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man
healthy, wealthy, and wise.” -Benjamin Franklin
Breath properly, have the right posture, live in the
present, and let go of insignificant worries hurting
your creativity and productivity.
"It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to
evil ways. " -Buddha.
An early morning stroll will clear your
head, stimulate your senses, direct your focus, and
even keep you fit.
“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking” -Friedrich
Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone
If you are not expanding your mind, then you are
dying. Challenge your brain and body: electrify your
“Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its
original dimensions.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes
Avoid Mass Media
Mass media appeals to the masses precisely
because it requires little mental energy –avoid it like
“...We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes
formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never
heard of.” –Edward Bernays
Be A Contrarian
Avoid sheep-behavior. Think for yourself. Don’t let
others decide or define reality for you. Make your
“The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.” -Ayn
Exercise provides you with the extra stamina and
energy required by your productive brain. Added
bonus: Meeting new people!
“I think that making love is the best form of exercise” – Cary
10 Learning through reading is probably one of the best
ways to feed your imagination and make you more
productive –you can even read how to be
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The
more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ― Dr. Seuss
11 The average adult human body is 65%
water, meaning it is essential to our proper
functioning. The benefits to your productivity and
health are many -productivity is just one of them!
“Water is the driving force in nature.” -Leonardo da Vinci
12 It will increase your alertness, wake up your senses,
improve your productivity, creativity and even short-
“Were it not for coffee one could not write, which is to say one
could not live.” – Honoré de Balzac
13 The benefits of brainstorming can be fantastic.
Embrace sufficient different ideas and the right one
is sure to come very soon!
“It is easier to tone down a wild idea than to think up a new
one.”- Alex Osborn
Calendar & Scheduling
14 Keep a calendar to schedule meetings, goals,
projects, and even you email and social networks to
reduce wasted time.
“Yesterday is but a dream, Tomorrow is only a vision. But today
well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and
every tomorrow a vision of hope.” – Sanskrit
Be Productive Outside the Office
15 Assuming you do love your job, then why waste the
weekends? Use them to catch-up on reports,
tutorials, and other material related to your field.
“Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.” -Thomas
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