Can’t stay focused throughout the day? Instead of giving into your procrastination, give these 6 simple tricks a try!
1. Gadget Free
One thing that is almost guaranteed to increase your productivity is eliminating the presence of distracting gadgets. From smartphones to video games, the presence of these gadgets alone will keep you from focusing on your work.
Text your goodbyes and power down your device to keep yourself from having the urge to sneak a peak. After an hour or two of zero phone usage, give yourself a reward by powering on and taking in your never-ending news feed for 15 minutes.
2. Keep Snacks At Your Desk
Keep pre-packaged snacks near your workspace. What you thought would be a quick trip to the pantry typically ends up taking a while to find the right snack. By having your snacks at the ready, you can nibble without leaving the desk. Your stomach and your daily agenda will be happy for these extra few minutes per day.
3. De-clutter Your Space
A lot of us work from home. No matter the size of your space, it is important to keep it clutter-free. A clean, fresh, and open space will allow you to want to be more organized in your work. If your workspace is tight, consider a Murphy Bed Desk. This pull down bed allows you to fully focus on work. When you push the Murphy Bed back into place, you will eliminate the bed from your workspace. Therefore, you will be more likely to stay at your desk. Your room will be more open and ready for you ideas and thought to easily flow in. Adding a Murphy Desk Bed in your small workplace provides nearly endless benefits.
4. Add Blue Accents
Blue accents? Blue is known to boost creativity. By adding a blue mouse pad, sticky notes or even a coffee cup to your desk can help increase your creativity, therefore increasing your production of work. Give it a try at work tomorrow! You can only benefit from this simple trick.
5. Delicious Aromas
You may not know it, but your sense of smell can greatly impact your productivity. It can change mood, make you relaxed, and even change the way you focus. Here are a few of our favorite scents that we commonly bring into the workplace:
Let these aromas flood your workspace for an all-around better workday.
6. Plants & Flowers
Adding plants, flowers or other parts of nature into your workspace can help increase your productivity. Even opening the shades to allow in natural light and air will help you stay focused throughout the day. Being trapped in a dark or dull industrial space can make you feel trapped. Allowing your mind to think and see further than the immediate space will keep it functioning faster and help increase your workflow.
We hope that you try these 6 simple and easy tricks to increase your daily productivity. We guarantee your mind, body, and boss will be please with the results.