7 Ways to Get More Work Done

Written by Virginia Reeves


When you think aboutrepparttar times you achieved full concentration on any type of job, you will remember thatrepparttar 101858 work was easier, you were surprised at how much you accomplished, andrepparttar 101859 quality ofrepparttar 101860 work was high. The problem is how to achieve this level of concentration, and how to reach it on a regular basis. Here's some ideas you can use to more fully develop this trait.

1. The first is obvious - practice concentrating. The more it becomes a habit,repparttar 101861 less brain activity is necessary. Being able to focus becomes less difficult. Also, you will find that as you practice in different areas of your life, skills transfer from one task to another more easily.

2. Make a dull job more interesting by inventing challenges for yourself. Setting time or quality goals takes out some ofrepparttar 101862 drudgery. Consider rewarding yourself when you're done with it. Make itrepparttar 101863 first thing you do just to get it over with rather than dreading it all day.

3. If you think about how you would provide instruction to someone who had not donerepparttar 101864 task before you may just discover some interesting details inrepparttar 101865 job. Or, you might find time wasting elements you've inserted because you weren't paying enough attention to it. Even if it's something you don't like doing, realize that you are good at it and appreciate your abilities.

4. Develop a ritual that makes it easier to devote undivided attention torepparttar 101866 work ahead. Habitual behavior helps to calibraterepparttar 101867 mind to a state of concentration. Perhaps it's arranging your desk or tool area. Maybe it's organizing your to-do list. Or you may call upon an image that gives you strength and a feeling of being centered and ready to take on whatever comes your way that day.

Brainstorming for Enhanced Results

Written by Virginia Reeves

This powerful technique for problem-solving and idea generation puts you in touch with imaginative capabilities by tapping into ideas that might be buried or just waiting onrepparttar edge to be released.

The primary purposes of gathering to brainstorm are to take a flexible look at solving a problem, overcoming an obstacle, creating a plan for a new endeavor, and overall increasingrepparttar 101857 power of teamwork.

With greater openness - communication and cooperation amongrepparttar 101858 participants tends to increase. More than one possibility, solution, or perspective is put forth which enhancesrepparttar 101859 probability that a better end product or service will result.

Once people are encouraged to share ideas without fear or censure, judgment, or immediate evaluation - creative abilities flourish. The quality of ideas rises and one idea tends to trigger another. This is often referred to as synergy. It is also good to include people from several arenas to gain more variety.

Too often, in work and community organizations,repparttar 101860 people who will be directly affected by a change are not asked to participate inrepparttar 101861 planning stages. This could lead to an end result that may not be as effective as it could have been - or worse - may be resented because it is impractical or because of it being viewed as a forced implementation. This certainly will not lead to a smooth transition or good morale.

Overcoming resistance to change is enhanced when more people have a stake inrepparttar 101862 planning and outcome. A stronger feeling of ownership emerges which leads to an easier and more successful implementation.

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