One-Minute Productivity Tips You Can’t Pass Up

July 29, 2014

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Forbes recently shared 30 One-Minute Productivity Tips that we could not pass up. Let’s be honest — every productivity tip should only be one-minute long because, hey, we’re trying to be productive here! If you don’t have time to scan through the list of all 30 tips, no worries. We summarized ten of the tips that we deemed the best. Trust us, you don’t want you miss out on these. They’re simple, practical, and efficient.

  1. Don’t check your email first thing in the morning.
  2. Write down your to-do list. Don’t keep it in your head.
  3. Go for a walk and get some fresh air.
  4. Don’t reach for your cell phone next time you have 10 minutes to spare. Use that time to unwind.
  5. Draw a line between work and  home, especially on holidays and the weekends.
  6. Unsubscribe to five email lists you don’t need today.
  7. Redefine what is urgent. Your goals trump checking Facebook.
  8. Your attention is a precious commodity. Be in charge of how you spend it.
  9. Ignore your phone sometimes.
  10. Don’t expect to be productive if you don’t take time to recharge.

Read the rest of Forbes’ list of 30 One-Minute Productivity Tips.


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Spectrum Brands is a global $5 Billion Consumer Products company headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin. While you may not be familiar with the Spectrum Brands name, there is no doubt you will recognize some of our brands.

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