Startups and its work culture has a realistic contrast which we often don’t find and experience in a MNC or in a structured workplace. The very ambiance of startup space is chaotic, agile, and it is always like running after a speed ball winged with passion and dreams. In this context, we have some productivity tips for startups on today’s read. Come, let’s go through.
11 Productivity Tips for Startups
1) Do Fewer Things, with Better Focus.
“Pick one thing and do that one thing—and only that one thing—better than anyone else ever could.”
2) Block Out all kinds of Distractions.
You do not need to manage your time better, you need to manage your distractions better. Eliminate these distractions from your workplace and you will find more time and energy to do what you do best.
3) Reduce email, simplify Team Communications.
Improve team communications and increase productivity amongst your team members.
4) Focus more on Realistic Goals.
Break down your long-term goals into shorter, achievable milestones and focus on the here and now.
5) Limit the Number of Meetings.
If it is inevitable, schedule shorter meetings, select the participants carefully, have a clear agenda, start and finish on time and stick to the agenda.
6) It is all about Priorities.
“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.”
7) Set and Stick to Deadlines.
Set strict Deadlines for your tasks and see to it that they are realistic and are being met.
8) Track and Analyse your Efforts.
Make sure that you are fully aware of what is working and what is not.
9) Make better use of the Most Productive Hours.
If you take time to understand what works best for yourself, you will have greater insights into when are your most productive hours.
10) Take Care of your Health and Well-Being.
Keep yourself in good shape and your mind and soul will stay in tune with your personal and professional life.
11) Learn to just Show Up No Matter What!
The most successful people are those who have endured hardships and still stuck to their beliefs till they saw daylight. There will be days when you won’t feel like showing up to work and instead wallow away your days in despair. But you need to put all of it aside, regain focus on your priorities, and show up to work. Showing up to work even when you are not in the ‘mood’ is the only way to achieve better productivity and success.
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