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6 things you didn't know were making you less productive

posted on 03/05/2016 09:46:27 by James McAllister

In business, being busy doesn't necessarily mean you’re being productive. A full to-do list is a good way to ensure you don’t forget the big stuff, but it can also overwhelm, meaning smaller jobs, such as organising your business energy are easily forgotten. But, how do you stop succumbing to the pressures of a lengthy to-do list? By making simple changes to your life, and the way that you work. Surprisingly, a number of small changes can have a huge overall impact on your productivity, without the need for drastic lifestyle changes.

In modern life we’ve picked up certain habits, such as checking social media countless times a day, or serving the whim of every notification that pops up on your desktop, mobile or web browser. Individually these may seem like only minor distractions, but when combined it seriously hampers your overall productivity.

To help you start working smart, we have put together the below infographic of things that you may not realise are killing your productivity. Are you guilty of any of these bad habits?

James McAllister

James is an online content creator at Make It Cheaper. Having previously created a variety of content for a number of websites and media outlets, James focuses on making it easy for SME owners to find interesting and engaging content - as well as useful guides and online tools.You can email James at

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