10 techniques for boosting your productivity

Try these approaches for a healthier, more efficient workday.

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As employee engagement specialists, we communicators want to ensure that every employee thoroughly enjoys the workday. Part of that is increasing efficiency and productivity and promoting a healthy work-life balance.

Your to-do list might threaten to pin you to your desk—even after hours—but there are small changes you and your colleagues can make to help you tick off those boxes faster.

Here are 10 productivity tips:

1. Make a plan—and stick to it. List all your pressing tasks; it doesn’t matter where, just as long as you can see them. Tick each task off as you complete it, and celebrate every small win. That’ll motivate you to keep going. Create a new plan often.

2. Prioritize (realistically). Before you dive into your tasks, ask yourself: Is there a major deadline looming? Are there any tasks you can push back to focus on a more pressing task? Organizing your plan will save you from scrambling later.

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