What are your best tips for being efficient and having a high output of tasks through the week?

I feel I recently get distracted too easy, and want to post my output.

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Im similar, suspect I have some form of undiagnosed ADHD, have taken study drugs in the past which made me be able to thrash out stuff when I needed my head down. Now I’m more sensible and use Post-it’s with very specific achievable tasks to help me, also trying to attach rewards to any small achievements.

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Post it notes are great and work for me, but rather than be productive, i only find them useful as a check list to make sure I have completed what I set out to.

-Create a to-do-list (preferably the night before or first thing in the morning) and rank tasks in the order they should be completed. Do this for 3-4 things at a time, in order of priority.
-Set 30-min timers on your phone/watch where you don’t look at your phone or have any breaks. Once done, get up and walk for a few seconds, make a cup of tea etc., before getting back to it.

Three massive things that made a difference for me:

- use the MoSCoW method of prioritisation for your day. (Figured I was using it on projects so why not apply it to normal life like a true consultant 🙃)

- download ‘One Sec’ to prevent yourself from opening social media without thinking
(this literally cut my screen time in half)

- Try working in 25 min bursts with a 5 min break (I’m not always great at this but when I do it I’m generally more focused)

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