This is for those of you who seem to encounter a lot of obstacles, challenges and naysayers in your life on the way to your goals.
There is no shortage of methods, systems and tutorials that claim to teach you how to get things done. Special notebooks, goal-setting software, prioritized task lists, motivational videos, personal- power-unleashing seminars and a variety of specialized gadgets exist to help you laser-focus on proper goal-setting and productivity.
And while different people prefer different systems – all of those mentioned above work fine. It is easy to choose the one you like and be on your way to changing your life for the better.
Yet, despite the variety of available tools and techniques, the results most people achieve are mediocre, at best. Even when they seem to try hard, life just gets in the way.
So, how do you become an exceptional performer? How do you crush it in life, despite all the distractions, excuses, obstacles and naysayers? If you need advice on how to get things done – here are a few simple but effective rules.
“How do I increase productivity?”
“How do some people get so many things done?!”
“24 hours in a day is not enough!”
“I’m so busy that I don’t even have time to sleep!”
How many times have you heard people say those things? Perhaps you are making the same statements and asking the same questions?
Achieving better productivity seems to be on everyone’s wishlist. But very few people actually get to master the science of productivity and get things done on time and with little stress. That’s why knowing how to be productive will get you ahead of most of them.
Today’s article will offer you 10 ideas on how to increase productivity that you can implement immediately. It doesn’t matter what you are trying to achieve and in what area – it could be in sports, work or personal life – the principles are all the same. Make a few simple changes – and you will be amazed to see how much your productivity surges and how much you will get done!
Looking for motivation to exercise? Try this!
Finding enough motivation to exercise – especially after you’ve been following the same workout routines for a while – seems to be one of the most challenging tasks. No matter how much enthusiasm you may have when you just start out, that enthusiasm can quickly disappear with time when you realize that you can’t get ripped in a month or lose 60 pounds in a few weeks – despite a few “shortcuts” and almost guaranteed results when you follow a few simple rules, it all requires dedication and – most often than not – hard work.
Lack of motivation to exercise is one of the key reasons behind not achieving results. People who lose motivation abandon their goals and sheepishly accept the reality the way it is, going back to square one and quickly negating all the previous progress.
Why is it that we are often so good at assigning fault for our own failures to somebody (or something) else and failing to accept responsibility for our actions? We keep blaming others for not getting things we feel we are entitled to and when assigning blame still doesn’t help us get them, we use some twisted logic to try to justify why being where we are is actually still OK. We, somehow, continue to feel good about ourselves even when we don’t achieve our goals and continue to be mediocre, at best.
Luckily for those who follow the approach of assigning blame, the targets are always abundant.
We teach our kids not to mind the scores during team games, citing potential discouragement and loss of interest if they feel it is a result of their own bad play and lack of effort. Participation is more important than winning, we tell them. After all, if they lose – it’s not their fault. The other team cheated. The weather was bad. The turf was unfamiliar. But that’s OK, it’s not their fault.