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6 Steps to Boost Your Productivity

Feb 10 2011 :: by Alex
  1. Set Skype to DND.
  2. Close your email software and the Gmail tab in your browser (YES, no email, I mean it).
  3. Disable all kinds of email notifications - browser extensions, system tray notifiers etc. Close all IM software as well.
  4. Close you Twitter client (if any). Along with any other social media notifiers. Close that Twitter & Facebook browser tabs as well. An "I won't use it anyway" promise is just fooling yourself. Even that "(1)" number appearing next to the tab title - like "Facebook (1)" - will distract you. And you know it.
  5. Set your cell phone to ring after 8-9 seconds only. And no text-message sound.
  6. Put on the headphones with your favorite music, that gets you into "the zone".

Work for 1 or 2 hours.

Turn everything back on.

'6 Steps to Boost Your Productivity' was written by Alex by Alex. CEO, founder


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