Productivity in the workplace is on the decline. But not your productivity, right? Last year, output per worker decreased by 1.9 percent, and overall, workplace productivity has grown at only half of the rate in this decade that it did in the last. Productivity is a critical component of success in business.
Making more money in less time is the dream of every entrepreneur. It is common to track and analyze a wide variety of key performance indicators that affect profit over time, but ironically time is often not one of them. Do you know how you spend your hours and how well they are spent? Where do you achieve the most or make the highest profit per hour? Chances are, you could do more in less time
The home is a comfort zone and the setting encourages laziness and relaxation more than it does work. This is why working from home can be quite challenging and requires great effort, discipline, sacrifice and focus. Coupled with other challenges, not everyone can successfully make a great career while working from home.
Ever feel like you have a split personality because you're straddling the line between your business and your day job? Like you have to be in one mode to be effective in one realm, and a completely different mode to be successful in the other?
Sleep late and you will lose the day, for the day is won in the morning.
Anything can be a distraction if you let it. But the good news is that focus can be honed. It's a skill and a muscle that develops just like our ability to remember names and faces.