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Habits That
Kill (and Eat)
Your Productivity
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Some bad habits can
kill your productivity.
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Others will “eat” your time
and money (and face).
http://www.flickr.com/photos/shankbone/6209272988/
So BEWARE of...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/23094783@N03/4158695384/
14 Dangerous,
Unproductive Habits
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11
Multitasking.
Gives the illusion of hard work and tricks
countless people into producing
subpar work on a daily basis.
...
22
Succumbing to Distractions.
The worst offenders to good productivity
are entertainment websites, social
media and text ...
33
Overthinking the Future.
Stop worrying about the future.
Focus on the specific projects
that need to be completed.
http...
44
Not Having a Routine.
Avoid working whenever you feel like it.
This sets you up for disaster.
http://www.flickr.com/pho...
55
Being a Perfectionist.
Unrealistically high work standards
can throw you off balance when
things don’t go right.
http:/...
66
Being Overloaded with
Options.
Makes your mind go blank and often
leads to feelings of overwhelm.
http://www.flickr.com...
77
Having a Giant To-Do List.
You won’t feel productive if you end the day
with only half of your list checked off.
http:/...
88
Too Many Tools.
More than a few means you’re basically
multitasking with tools instead of tasks.
http://www.flickr.com/...
99
Always Saying Yes.
You spend your time working on other people’s
priorities instead of yours.
http://www.flickr.com/pho...
1010
Not Automating
Recurring Tasks.
You waste precious minutes on tasks
that could easily be systematized.
http://www.fli...
1111
Being Indecisive.
It ends up eating a lot of willpower and energy
in the process, derailing your work session.
http:/...
1212
Waiting for “Optimal” Time.
Waiting till you’re less tired, not hungry, and
have more information often
leads to proc...
1313
Scheduling Too Many Tasks.
Squeezing work into every moment leads
to burn out and an inflexible attitude.
http://www....
1414
Sticking to Bad Habits.
Bad habits often kill your productivity and sticking
with them can lead to poor results.
http...
What's theWhat's the solutionsolution??
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhollister/2596483147/
Aim for the Brain!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhollister/2596483147/
IDENTIFY these bad
habits…
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhollister/2596483147/
Then DESTROY them!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wvs/2960238047/
So before you’re turned
into an Unproductive
Zombie...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathaninsandiego/5151202699/
Learn How to
Build
Good
Habits.
Here’s How…
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eyesplash/7825320052/
““77 Good Habits to77 Good Habits to
Build a Better Life”Build a Better Life”
Download
your
FREE COPY!
Yes, Send Me My Fre...
““77 Good Habits to77 Good Habits to
Build a Better Life”Build a Better Life”
Download
your
FREE COPY!
Yes, Send Me My Fre...
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  1. 1. Habits That Kill (and Eat) Your Productivity http://www.flickr.com/photos/29142454@N06/5163341393/ 1414
  2. 2. Some bad habits can kill your productivity. http://www.flickr.com/photos/74976891@N00/38746815/
  3. 3. Others will “eat” your time and money (and face). http://www.flickr.com/photos/shankbone/6209272988/
  4. 4. So BEWARE of... http://www.flickr.com/photos/23094783@N03/4158695384/
  5. 5. 14 Dangerous, Unproductive Habits http://www.flickr.com/photos/23094783@N03/4158695384/
  6. 6. 11 Multitasking. Gives the illusion of hard work and tricks countless people into producing subpar work on a daily basis. http://www.flickr.com/photos/91345457@N07/10436718314/
  7. 7. 22 Succumbing to Distractions. The worst offenders to good productivity are entertainment websites, social media and text messages. http://www.flickr.com/photos/11767501@N07/6425647225/
  8. 8. 33 Overthinking the Future. Stop worrying about the future. Focus on the specific projects that need to be completed. http://www.flickr.com/photos/heatherbuckley/6270257640/
  9. 9. 44 Not Having a Routine. Avoid working whenever you feel like it. This sets you up for disaster. http://www.flickr.com/photos/93337279@N02/10657826426/
  10. 10. 55 Being a Perfectionist. Unrealistically high work standards can throw you off balance when things don’t go right. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathaninsandiego/5154804122/
  11. 11. 66 Being Overloaded with Options. Makes your mind go blank and often leads to feelings of overwhelm. http://www.flickr.com/photos/66606673@N00/6008109685
  12. 12. 77 Having a Giant To-Do List. You won’t feel productive if you end the day with only half of your list checked off. http://www.flickr.com/photos/re_verse/55358971/
  13. 13. 88 Too Many Tools. More than a few means you’re basically multitasking with tools instead of tasks. http://www.flickr.com/photos/26014395@N02/3988738673/
  14. 14. 99 Always Saying Yes. You spend your time working on other people’s priorities instead of yours. http://www.flickr.com/photos/94828981@N08/11278782755/
  15. 15. 1010 Not Automating Recurring Tasks. You waste precious minutes on tasks that could easily be systematized. http://www.flickr.com/photos/82386510@N00/4066876830/
  16. 16. 1111 Being Indecisive. It ends up eating a lot of willpower and energy in the process, derailing your work session. http://www.flickr.com/photos/g205/441858611/
  17. 17. 1212 Waiting for “Optimal” Time. Waiting till you’re less tired, not hungry, and have more information often leads to procrastination. http://www.flickr.com/photos/12817132@N07/5134269288/
  18. 18. 1313 Scheduling Too Many Tasks. Squeezing work into every moment leads to burn out and an inflexible attitude. http://www.flickr.com/photos/41416975@N04/5117194074/
  19. 19. 1414 Sticking to Bad Habits. Bad habits often kill your productivity and sticking with them can lead to poor results. http://www.flickr.com/photos/4yas/3514984590/
  20. 20. What's theWhat's the solutionsolution?? http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhollister/2596483147/
  21. 21. Aim for the Brain! http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhollister/2596483147/
  22. 22. IDENTIFY these bad habits… http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhollister/2596483147/
  23. 23. Then DESTROY them! http://www.flickr.com/photos/wvs/2960238047/
  24. 24. So before you’re turned into an Unproductive Zombie... http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathaninsandiego/5151202699/
  25. 25. Learn How to Build Good Habits. Here’s How… http://www.flickr.com/photos/eyesplash/7825320052/
  26. 26. ““77 Good Habits to77 Good Habits to Build a Better Life”Build a Better Life” Download your FREE COPY! Yes, Send Me My Free Ebook!Yes, Send Me My Free Ebook!
  27. 27. ““77 Good Habits to77 Good Habits to Build a Better Life”Build a Better Life” Download your FREE COPY! Yes, Send Me My Free Ebook!Yes, Send Me My Free Ebook! GGClick it!Click it! GGClick it! Click it!
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