A To Do list is a key tool in good strategic planning, it’s the structural foundation that will allow us to make decisions, assign times, and optimally structure activities so that all those pending tasks can be moved to Goals Achieved!
If you are like me, you have probably asked yourselves if a To Do list really can help you be more productive or if you’re just wasting your time… The answer is simple, of course it will help you with your organization, however, everything is a process and it won’t necessarily be easy at the beginning, but … we are here to help you and I’ll talk to you about some tricks that will be useful to make this process more effective and less tedious.
#1. Dedicate to it 15 minutes of your time exclusively; and when I say exclusively, I mean no distractions like the cell phone, your surroundings, and your mind. When you are able to focus solely on this task, we are on the right track.
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Technology has been of great help for large corporations throughout the years, however, many of the tools that have been implemented can also become a stumbling block in terms of productivity and growth in these companies.
Most of us spend our days on our cell phones, and although most of the time we are on social networks, we do not realize that another app we use a lot tends to be WhatsApp.
This app ultimately changed the way in which we communicate, both in our professional lives as well as our personal lives. Has it happened to you that you belong to certain family groups or friends groups, and some people seem to have too much free time and ceaselessly send messages?
Well, this is one of the main features that distracts us from our daily activities.
If you’d like to find out on which app you’re wasting most of your productive time of the day, you can review the automatic function in your cell phone where it measures which apps use the most battery (which is...
Many companies keep falling into the trap of meetings that are recurrent yet not very effective, it is important to put into practice several elements so that the participants’ time is not wasted; they could be performing other tasks that are important to their positions.
It’s important to mention that there are meetings that cannot be avoided, and that staff from each area has to attend so that the team functions better and of course, is more productive.
Many times, the frequency of the meetings is overused, and in most cases, they are open to all the areas of the business even when it’s not necessary, and those people attend but are not able to be productive during that time.
Often we hear from companies with all types of operations and in all types of industries, how middle and top management colleagues constantly complain about the number of meetings they must attend and about the time they feel they are wasting every day. When in most cases, they are...
We have all heard that the appropriate use of technology tools to increase our productivity is of vital importance and it’s true, most of them are available today as apps for cell phones or pc’s, however Google Play has more than 3.5 million apps available for downloading, 10-15% of which are focused on helping you be more productive, from very general ones to very detailed ones, and it is here that the question of the week arises, which ones are the appropriate ones for me? Choosing only one can leave you wanting in some areas and choosing too many can have the opposite of the desired effect.
So, how to choose? Well, this definitely depends on how you like to work and how much connectivity you want with the people around you.
#1 Check what apps your closest co-workers are using, one of the greatest benefits of the digital era is connectivity, there are applications that allow you to share notes, files, events, tasks, and responsibilities in seconds with others...