Habits That Are Holding Your Productivity Back

The more productive you are, the more you can impress your boss and excel at work. Unfortunately, most people have habits that interfere with their productivity and make it hard for them to get things done efficiently.

Often, it is the things you do without even realizing it that impede your efforts to be as productive as possible on the job. For example, a few bad habits you may have that are holding you back from professional success could include:

  • Hitting the snooze: When you set a plan to get up at a certain time and instead you hit the snooze button, you make your entire morning less productive. As you begin to wake up, your endocrine system releases hormones that help you get ready for your day. If you go back to bed, you’re slowing the process down and it will take you much more time to wake up. And that few extra minutes of sleep you get isn’t enough time to fall deeply asleep and really get restorative rest anyway.
  • Eating poorly: If you skip breakfast or snack on junk food instead of eating a real lunch, you’ll have a tough time maintaining your energy levels and could find yourself feeling sleepy. You want to maintain your energy throughout the day, which means you need to start by eating a balanced breakfast and then take a break for a healthy lunch.
  • Multitasking: The human brain is simply not wired to jump from task to task all the time. While you might think you’re being more productive by doing multiple things at once, ample research has shown when trying to do too many things at one time, you work more slowly and are more prone to mistakes.

It’s easier to be productive at a job you truly love. If you want to find meaningful work where you have a chance to excel, reach out to High Profile. Our staffing professionals can help you find a new position with great companies in Dallas, Fort Worth and surrounding areas, so give us a call today at 972-991-7900 or contact us online to find out how we can assist you.

 

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