TRICK #1 BREATHE IN- BREATHE OUT
By doing this trick you’ll be able to this distraction your breathing passages and that will help you calm your brain activities. This results to clearer thinking and better results in whatever you are doing. Breathe in for 3 seconds. Hold your breath for 3 seconds. Then breathe out of your mouth for 3 seconds. Repeat the process for 5 cycles.
TRICK #2 MOVE IT
15 Minutes Is All Yon Need. You can walk, you can run. Do whatever you want. The important thing is to get your blood pumping. You should notice that after doing this exercise you’ll feel more vibrant and ready to take action!
TRICK #3 SAY NO
Learn to say NO to people’s request. By saying YES most of the time, you’ll find yourself doing the things you hate and the things that sucks the hell out of your time.
TRICK #4 DRINK WATER
Drink 10 Glasses of water every single day. You have less energy if you are dehydrated.
TRICK #5 Commute University
If you commute a lot (say 2-4 hrs/day). Use this time to listen to audio books. You’ll be amaze at how much stuff you’ll be able to study just by turning your commute time into a commute university.
TRICK #6 Toilet University
The average human goes to the bathroom for 12 months in their lifetime. Imagine what you can accomplish by reading books while doing your business there.
TRICK #7 USE A THEME OF THE DAY INSTEAD OF A TO DO LIST
Most people are obsessed on their To-Do List (which never gets done by the way). Instead of writing a to-do list, write the theme of the day or theme of the week. Let’s say you have a project which is to get a website up and running. Set your theme of the day/week as “Stress Free Article Writing” Write this on a note and put it on the monitor of your computer to remind you that you should be stress free while creating your project. Instead of having a negative connotation on your project, you attach it to the word “stress free” which then helps you get your article done faster and better.
TRICK #8 DEADLINE
Nothing in this world will be accomplished without a deadline. Use it.
TRICK #9 THE DREADED LIST
Make a list of top 5 most important things to finish today. Rate them from 1 to 5. Five being the most important. Got the list? Throw 1-4 away and do #5.
TRICK #10 YOUR GUT
When it comes to big decisions, decide by using your gut. Your brain is too mess up to trust most of the time.
TRICK #11 SLEEP IS FOR THE WEAK?
Heck no! Sleep 8-10 hours per day. It helps your body reset itself. Don’t follow sleep TRICKs where you get to sleep 4-5 hours a day. Don’t do it. Life’s too short for you to die early.
TRICK #12 Stretch Your Body
TRICK #13 The 60 -15 -60 Rule
Work for 60 minutes. Take a rest, breathe and stretch for 15 minutes. Work again for 60 minutes. Repeat.
TRICK #14 Stop Watching TV
You probably spend 4 hours a day watching a box do tricks. Stop it or at least lessen it. Imagine what you can do with that extra 4 hours a day.
TRICK #15 Do things that you are passionate about.
Amazing things happen when you love what you’re doing. You get less stress and more fulfillment. TRICK #16 Watch Out For Time Vampires Most of the people we interact to everyday are “Time Vampires”. Try to avoid them as much as you can. If you are obliged to interact with them every day, explain to them that you would like to talk to them but you have got to get things done or you won’t be able to pay the bills.
TRICK #17 Check Your Email Twice A Day
Check it out at 9am and 4pm.
TRICK #18 Find Your Flow Once you find your flow.
Continue to work at it and take a rest when you get tired. Remember, your brain needs a break too!
TRICK #19 HANGING OUT
Don’t hang out with people who don’t respect your time.
TRICK #20 CLASSICAL MUSIC
Listen to Classical Music when you’re working. This has been proven to get the mind to a relax state which lets you make good decisions.
TRICK #21 Information Management
For every hour that you spend getting information ( Reading non-fiction books, taking seminars and courses) there should be an equal time of implementation.
TRICK #22 ONLINE DISTRACTIONS
Locking yourself in your office isn’t doing much for your productivity if you’re obsessively monitoring social media, your smartphone, the news surfing on the Internet. If you’re struggling with ending this distractions, then perhaps you need the help of an app like
TRICK #23 Information Diet
Go through an information diet for 2 weeks. Only read fictions books before you sleep.
TRICK #24 GET RID OF THE MESS
Clean your workspace even if it’san “organized” mess. That doesn’t mean it’s affecting your productivity, as smart guys from Princeton’s Neuroscience Institute discovered. In a recent paper published in The Journal of Neuroscience, the researchers said they found a definite correlation between a failure to focus and a messy environment.
TRICK #25 Take a Break from your work (7-10 days)
Sometimes, the best thing that you can do to get things done is to actually take a break. Then get back as fresh as you can and get ready to destroy the day!
TRICK #26 OUTSOURCE
Learn to outsource other stuff that you don’t like to do or the things that takes a lot of your time.
TRICK #27 Learn To Trust Others
Sometimes you just have to accept that there will always be someone can do a better job than you when it comes to certain task. What you can do is to find out a way to work with them or to hire them on your team!
TRICK #28 No Such Thing As Work-Life Balance
You only got your life. Enjoy, smile, take your kid in the park and do think about work. Then come back as fresh as possible.
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