Tell someone about the things so they will keep you accountable
Who doesn’t have experience of watching YouTube video after getting part of their work done. We all think that it’s just ok to watch a video but it is impossible to juts have one video and we starting to fallen into it and waste lots of our time. Therefore, try to tell someone that what you are going to do today and let them remind you what to do throughout the day. It is better to find someone that you trust and keep you accountable.
Tell yourself you will do the thing for five minutes
You just don’t feel want to start the project that you will never, even finish? How about you just set a timer and do the things for just five minutes. It should be easy for someone to just focus for five minutes right? You also will not feel bad where you just need to focus for minutes and not the whole day. If you got some small task that just require less than five minutes to get it done, then get it done after you focus five minutes on your important work because this can reduce the chance for small task to clutter up in your to-do list.
Bride yourself for doing the things
Have experience of rewarding your pet for good behavior? Use it on yourself as well. Promise yourself something after you get the things done to let you work more motivated and effectively. You will find it much easier to start your work if you using this method. You can have the snack you like or have conversation with your friend for few minutes after you get the things done.
Request help from your coworker
Still can’t come out with some solution? How about ask for help from your coworker? The reason you can think some solution is that you stuck in your perspective and not viewing the problem from other perspective. Request help from coworker can help you to think solution from other perspective. It is fine to ask for help and nothing shame about it where colleague should help each other and guide others to success.