21 Success Habits of Highly Productive People


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The trick is to form the same success habits that highly productive people follow. Learn about 21 success habits highly productive people practice on a daily basis to get things done.

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21 Success Habits of Highly Productive People

  1. SuccessSuccess HabitsHabits of Highlyof Highly ProductiveProductive PeoplePeople 2121 http://www.flickr.com/photos/70609370@N00/3745406604/
  2. Want to do more, in less time, with better results? http://www.flickr.com/photos/66603426@N05/6827397725/
  3. The trick is to form the same success habits that highly productive people follow. http://www.flickr.com/photos/7157508@N04/2604407067/
  4. Here are 22 habits that stand out from the rest. http://www.flickr.com/photos/37408217@N08/5477281994/
  5. 1 20% of the work produces 80% of the results.20% of the work produces 80% of the results. Focus on the things that produce results and ignore/delegate tasks that truly don’t matter. Use the 80/20 Rule. http://www.flickr.com/photos/37163656@N06/4711713185/
  6. 2 Constantly replying to emails is a huge time sinkhuge time sink. Don’t check your inbox more than 2 to 3 times per day (at most). Limit Email Replies. http://www.flickr.com/photos/38785544@N03/5690851063/
  7. 3 Be succinct and to the point. If it takes more than a few lines to reply to an email, talk in person or on the phone. Limit the Length of Email Replies. http://www.flickr.com/photos/22121764@N03/2946035685/
  8. 4 We all need rest. Getting to sleep at a reasonable hour and getting a full night’s rest will help you operate at peak effectivenesspeak effectiveness. Get the Right Amount of Sleep. http://www.flickr.com/photos/33498942@N04/5885747179/
  9. 5 When processing an email or action item, do it immediatelydo it immediately. Follow the OHIO Strategy (Only Handle It Once). http://www.flickr.com/photos/77654185@N07/9029847786/
  10. 6 It’s easy to procrastinate thinking you’re not ready. Preparation is great, but don’t use this as an excusedon’t use this as an excuse to put off tasks. Take Action on Ideas http://www.flickr.com/photos/8816624@N08/6088354160/
  11. 7 You may feel like you get more done by multi-tasking. The truth is multi-tasking splits your attentionmulti-tasking splits your attention, which leads to subpar performance on each item. Avoid Multi-Tasking. http://www.flickr.com/photos/57303721@N00/3249203290/
  12. 8 It’s easy to create ambitious lists with 30+ action items. Often this leads to stress and failure. Instead create a list with 3 to 5 actions that MUST be completed3 to 5 actions that MUST be completed. Cut Down Your To-Do List. http://www.flickr.com/photos/90675395@N00/4327328037/
  13. 9 Most people are at their peak level of energy first thing in the morningmorning. Use this time to tackle the hardest projects. Start with the Most Difficult Task. http://www.flickr.com/photos/61044913@N06/8101133143/
  14. 10 It’s great to want to do your best, but at some point perfectionism becomes a form of procrastinationperfectionism becomes a form of procrastination. Good enough is good enough. Avoid Perfectionism. http://www.flickr.com/photos/26304233@N00/2607575751/
  15. 11 Short frequent breaks helps with focus and concentration.focus and concentration. Every hour, get up, do a quick stretch, take a quick walk and relax your mind. Use this to re-energize your mind. Take Breaks. http://www.flickr.com/photos/65854701@N00/2730663546/http://www.flickr.com/photos/65854701@N00/2730663546/
  16. 12 Establish a clear outcomeclear outcome for any project and then work backwardswork backwards by identifying the action items that’ll take you there. Visualize the End Result for a Project http://www.flickr.com/photos/95572727@N00/3985718888/
  17. 13 Not only does regular exercise keep you healthy, it also helps to manage your stress and anxietyelps to manage your stress and anxiety. Even short walks throughout the day can help. Exercise on a Daily Basis. http://www.flickr.com/photos/73227523@N02/6710652857/
  18. 14 Just like with exercise, your body needs quality foodsquality foods to operate at its peak levels. Eat the Right Foods. http://www.flickr.com/photos/16863501@N00/126438084/
  19. 15 Keep your meetings to the point. Establish a clear agendaclear agenda and reduce the amount of frivolous conversations. Run Efficient Meetings. http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503002894@N01/4587022731/http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503002894@N01/4587022731/
  20. 16 A journal (or app) where you put all your thoughts is a great way to follow up on potential million dollar ideasfollow up on potential million dollar ideas. Use an “Idea Capture” Book. http://www.flickr.com/photos/23561056@N00/3084017715/
  21. 17 Worrying about things like “what to wear” takes up too much effort. Simplify your life by establishing routinesestablishing routines for the small decisions. Eliminate Trivial Decisions. http://www.flickr.com/photos/56412930@N00/349331010/
  22. 18 You often don’t get something right the first time. PracticePractice learning from each mistake/obstacle and use this information to make future improvementsfuture improvements. Focus on Continuous Improvement. http://www.flickr.com/photos/38345529@N05/7025086135/http://www.flickr.com/photos/38345529@N05/7025086135/
  23. 19 Treat your timetime like the valuable currencyvaluable currency that it is. Regularly ask yourself if a specific task is truly worth this dollar amount. Know Your “Per Hour” Rate. http://www.flickr.com/photos/35375520@N07/4426429864/
  24. 20 Have a clear, personal reasonclear, personal reason why you’re working on anything. If you attach it to a long-term goal, you’re more likely to work hard at it. Know Your “Reason Why”. http://www.flickr.com/photos/9712654@N05/3962342512/http://www.flickr.com/photos/9712654@N05/3962342512/
  25. 21 Self-improvement is a life-long journey. Spend a little time every day on learning something newlearning something new. Invest in Yourself. http://www.flickr.com/photos/27670134@N05/5712669523/http://www.flickr.com/photos/27670134@N05/5712669523/
  26. And what’s one way you can invest in yourself? http://www.flickr.com/photos/62845223@N00/13267298953/
  27. By developing positive habits that can enrich your life. http://www.flickr.com/photos/22196205@N03/2861690380/http://www.flickr.com/photos/22196205@N03/2861690380/
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