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8 Epic Questions on Productivity
& Time Management

Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
1. How does one manage time more
effectively?

• Classifying tasks as important or urgent.
• In reality, many urgent tasks...
2. What are some uncommon ways to work
smarter instead of harder?
• Keyboard shortcuts.
• Time management techniques like ...
3. How can I increase my productivity?

• Keep an ideas list instead of a To-do list.
• Noting down your ideas first thing...
4. As a startup CEO, what is your favorite
productivity hack?

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Prioritize the most important task.
Delegate...
5. How do the most successful people spend
the first hour of their day?

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Exercising.
Eating breakfast.
Medita...
6. What is the secret to insane productivity?

• Obsessing about productivity isn’t going to make
you work smarter or for ...
7. What are the best ways to avoid distraction
when you are working?

• Switch off all notifications.
• Star emails & resp...
8. How can I improve my focus?

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Focus more on the long-term changes.
Meditation
Fasting
Cut down goals into small...
Life is short. Work smart. Have fun.
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8 Epic Quora Questions on Productivity and Time Management

  1. Quora 8 Epic Questions on Productivity & Time Management Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
  2. 1. How does one manage time more effectively? • Classifying tasks as important or urgent. • In reality, many urgent tasks (checking & responding to emails, meetings etc.) aren’t as important as, well, the important tasks (increasing conversion rates or launching a product). http://www.quora.com/Time-Management/How-does-one-manage-time-more-effectively Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
  3. 2. What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? • Keyboard shortcuts. • Time management techniques like Pomodoro, the Email Game. • Doing the least desirable thing first. • Using a Kanban board. http://www.quora.com/Tips-and-Hacks-for-Everyday-Life/What-are-some-uncommon-ways-to-worksmarter-instead-of-harder Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
  4. 3. How can I increase my productivity? • Keep an ideas list instead of a To-do list. • Noting down your ideas first thing in the morning can help you focus on the big picture for the rest of the day. http://www.quora.com/Productivity/How-can-I-increase-my-productivity Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
  5. 4. As a startup CEO, what is your favorite productivity hack? • • • • • • • Prioritize the most important task. Delegate – Fiverr, Elance, oDesk. Do Not Disturb mode on iPhone. SelfControl and VIP inbox on iOS. Take a break. Music. Plan on Sunday night. http://www.quora.com/Productivity/As-a-startup-CEO-what-is-your-favorite-productivity-hack Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
  6. 5. How do the most successful people spend the first hour of their day? • • • • • • Exercising. Eating breakfast. Meditating. Visualizing the rest of the day. Taking it slow. Spending time with loved ones/ amongst nature. http://www.quora.com/Personal-Productivity/How-do-the-most-successful-people-spend-the-first-hourof-their-day Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
  7. 6. What is the secret to insane productivity? • Obsessing about productivity isn’t going to make you work smarter or for longer. Also, working more doesn’t always guarantee success. • Meditate. • Avoid Social Networks. • Focus. Do what matters. http://www.quora.com/Productivity/What-is-the-secret-to-insane-productivity Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
  8. 7. What are the best ways to avoid distraction when you are working? • Switch off all notifications. • Star emails & respond when required. • Block out time on your calendar for continuous work so your co-workers know when not to disturb you and more! http://www.quora.com/Personal-Productivity/What-are-the-best-ways-to-avoid-distraction-when-youare-working Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
  9. 8. How can I improve my focus? • • • • Focus more on the long-term changes. Meditation Fasting Cut down goals into smaller, more achievable targets etc. http://www.quora.com/Self-Improvement/How-can-I-improve-my-focus Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com
  10. Life is short. Work smart. Have fun. Compiled by Brightpod.com

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