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There's plenty of advice out there on how to make yourself more productive but if these tips don’t work for you then they can leave you feeling more demotivated than you were before. So here are 7 ...

There's plenty of advice out there on how to make yourself more productive but if these tips don’t work for you then they can leave you feeling more demotivated than you were before. So here are 7 productivity myths that can stop you from getting things done.

For more tips, download a copy of our free guide " How to organise your workload so there's more time for you" - http://www.smartva.co.uk/organise-workload-download-page/

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  • You've read plenty of advice on how to make yourself more productive but if these tips don’t work then it can make you feel more demotivated than you were before. So here are 7 Productivity Myths that can stop you from getting things done
  • Myth #1: We all work the same way There’s a lot of advice on how to become more productive but what works for one person may not work for you. Clear Out The Clutter!
  • Myth #2: Goal setting is essential Goals are important but can be very restrictive. We sometimes feel obligated by them even when they no longer serve our purpose.
  • Myth #3: Early morning is best You’ve heard it’s best to get up early to get work done. But you’ll be more productive if you work according to your own energy levels not someone else’s.
  • Myth #4: Set strict times to do things You don’t have to work through to do lists chronologically. Work more productively by scheduling similar tasks together.
  • Myth #5: Don’t get distracted Too many distractions can make you lose focus but the occasional distraction is good for you as you’ll go back to your tasks more refreshed and motivated.
  • Myth #6: Procrastination is bad Procrastinating on tasks can stop you from getting things done, but sometimes putting off a task or project may be the best solution in the short term. Actually, now I’ve thought of a better idea!
  • Myth #7: Productivity apps are the answer Online tools can help you become more productive but they can take a lot of time to set up and learn how to use. It might be easier to use more basic tools such as pen and paper? or
  • And for more tips to help you manage your time…. Like these tips? Then grab a copy of our guide How to organise your workload so there's more time for you Packed full of information to help you work more effectively including the top 10 time management tools Go to the link below to find out more: www.smartva.co.uk/organise-workload-download-page/