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3 Productivity Mistakes Holding You Back and How to Overcome Them

Ever wonder if simple slip-ups are messing with your productivity? Let’s chat about three easy-to-miss mistakes that could be slowing you down.

Tackle these, and you’re on your way to days that are not just busy, but smart-busy and satisfying.

Mistake #1: All Work, No Value

You’re wasting too much time on unproductive tasks.

You’re busy, but are your tasks meaningful? Like a hamster on a wheel, it’s easy to run all day and get nowhere, right? 🫠

Instead of ticking off tasks without considering your priorities, focus on what brings real value to your day. Prioritize tasks that align with your goals, not just those that keep you busy.

Mistake #2: Sporadic Engagement with Your Goals

Setting goals at the start of the year and then losing sight of them is a common trap.

We all get caught up in the excitement of a fresh start and ambitious resolutions. But how often do we check back on them? It’s crucial to not just wait for deadlines to remind you of your goals. You need a proactive approach.

Here’s what works for me: I put all my goals and deadlines into Asana, but that’s not all. I also pencil in regular review sessions throughout the year. This double approach ensures I’m not just setting goals but actively tracking and adjusting them as needed.

With Asana, I can easily monitor my progress and tweak my priorities whenever necessary, ensuring I stay on course with my objectives.

And those regular check-ins? They’re my compass, keeping me on the right track and allowing me to adjust as needed. It’s not about finding time; it’s about making time to stay committed to your objectives.

Mistake #3: Lack of a Clear Daily Strategy

Random activities without a clear plan lead to chaos.

Say with me… It’s time to set up a straightforward and practical routine that will organize your day, allowing you to focus on the important stuff and help you hit your goals smoothly and stress-free.

A good routine isn’t complex; it’s a clear plan of action you can follow without feeling overwhelmed.

Start by planning your day the night before, categorizing tasks by priority, and aligning them with your broader goals.

Let’s make every day count with focused, purposeful actions!

Struggling to put these insights into action? Sometimes, all it takes is a little nudge in the right direction. If you need a little guidance on refining your strategy, feel free to schedule a VIP Day here so I can help you organize your systems & processes to simplify your routine at work.

Looking forward to helping you transform your daily grind into a daily groove!

Brittany Dixon & Co.

Hi, I'm Brittany!

Mom of Twins. Dog Mom. Lover of books, charcuterie boards, wine, board games (I have over 95!), bougie cocktails, candy and basically all sweets!!

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