According to a survey, 75 percent of employees reported that more than 2 hours are lost every day of efficient working. The reasons for this loss can be numerous.

It is not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

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The performance of an employee is a grave concern nowadays, employees don’t seem satisfied with their work either. Many types of research are being conducted to increase productivity at workplaces. Researches stress upon changing the environment of a workplace by,

  • Avoiding political debate
  • Increasing greenery
  • Making your desk more comfortable
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Some researches also suggest implementing the 2 minutes rule. Entrepreneur Steve Olenski came with this tactic which suggests that the tasks that require 2 or less than 2 minutes should be done immediately. The other aspect of this rule is – take an initiative under 2 minutes. This doesn’t mean that you will complete this task under 2 minutes but take the first step which is most important to venture new goals.

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  • Stop multitasking

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Few people are good at multitasking but majority can’t function properly while multitasking. Don’t beat yourself at work by loading yourself with a butt-load of crap. Take a moment, make a checklist of your pending work and do it one by one. According to neuroscience professor Earl K. Miller,


Multitasking is not humanly possible.

  • Track your time

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Accountability matters the most and time is the most precious things, so keep track of your time. There are many apps that can track your time. Often while in office we are tempted to use social media sites and we end up stalking our long lost friend or cousin and suddenly we realize it’s been 2 hours since. Limit your distractions by tracking your time.


Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year-and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!



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