Our busy lives take a huge toll on our actual work routine and productivity. And every woman has that one idol she looks up to who is the definition of success. But everyone wants to know how she does it? Where does she get the time? Here are a few secrets you might need to get you started.
7 Habits of Highly Productive Women
Exit your bed immediately
How getting up early from bed can make you, girls, a highly productive women?
As soon as the alarm goes off, get up and walk away the grogginess.
Don’t just lay there trying to get another 5 minutes of sleep. You need to utilize those precious moments with maybe a short exercise to get your body freshened up. Time management is essential.
Read as much as you can
Another quality of most successful woman is the time they spend on reading. Gaining knowledge will always lead you to betterment.
Don’t underestimate reading, whether it’s a book, magazine or just the daily paper.
Make a habit of it every day to enhance productivity. Remember that all the knowledge hidden in the words can make all of you productive women.
If you want to know from where the women strenght comes, read one of our previous posts: Hear The Voice of Strong Women: 12 Productivity Quotes
Drink lots of water
Yes. This can have a huge impact on your productivity.
Water helps keep your body refreshed and full of energy and will improve your concentration.
So always keep a bottle nearby and keep chugging. But by “water” we don’t understand all the sweet drinks – they are just full of empty calories and if somebody is drinking them regularly, they cause the most frequently problems with obesity.
Focus on one thing at once
Multi-tasking is not for everyone. And multi-tasking definitely reduces your potential results.
Focus on one activity and don’t start the other until you’ve completed it.
This will improve concentration, allow better time tracking for tasks and the focus will make sure to give you the optimum results.
Don’t over burden yourself. Do only as much as your body will allow.
Working all the time will have you drained and if you’re not fully energized, you cannot expect much productivity levels from yourself.
Take quick naps to reenergize yourself and boost your mental capacity instead of working for long hours.
Take criticism positively and benefit
The more high you are on the ladder of success, the more people will be criticizing you. With each handful of fans, there come some haters. But listen to criticism. Don’t run away from it.
Know your weaknesses and learn to defend them.
What’s more important, learn to overcome them and take advantage of the criticism. Think of the criticizers as friends, not enemies.
As women we have many relations we think we must keep before ourselves. But the truth is, nothing should be more important than you. Don’t give in to the societies expectations and the traditions.
Take care of yourself before you take care of others.
This may sound selfish, but look at it from this point of view, if you are not okay, how can you make sure the others are? So cater to your own needs before the others.
And that’s as simple as it gets. These habits can more than easily be integrated in your daily lives starting from now. And you will definitely see results almost immediately!