Always do the repeat activities
Most of the people don’t want to start their day with some tough task. Those tasks are put off as long as possible where lots of meeting and conference call are waiting for them. When you spend most of your time on easily repeatable activities, you will have not much time left for your difficult task. Other than that, you also been programmed to respond to the message and alert which will cause you to break out from the cycle of your work. Therefore, you have to force yourself to have some exercise after your work to keep yourself refreshing or spend your time on something meaningful like reading or spending time with your kids. This action will let you to recharge yourself and feel more energetic to face following challenge.
Failing to see the bigger picture of yourself
Many people just enjoy their current moment like skipping works, attending happy hour and chatting with their friends and they have no idea what they want for their future. In order to see the bigger picture of yourself, try to imagine that you make friend with your future self. However, it is not enough to just make friend with your future self but you also need a pause in your life. Try to have a cup of coffee, few piece of paper and spending few hour and think about what you going to do in the next few years. If you are too busy and no time to slow down, they you may need to find some activities that can force you into reflective like swimming or jogging where you can think something other than your job or family while conducting the activities.
Communicating in an ad hoc manner
Nowadays what you need to pay for communicate with others? Nothing and this is the reason that cause your productivity drop and always cannot get the job done on time. Have you ever calculated how much time you spend on communicate with others? You may get shocked if you know the answer where a study show that we are spending almost 70-80% of our waking hours in some form of communication. However, it is normal if you are going to reply some email or message from your client or employer but it is going to be ok if you just reply them later like your lunch time. If you keep focusing on replying message, you will keep distract from your working cycle and it will be difficult for you finish the job on time. Therefore, try to silence your phone or just put it aside where it will not disturb you from your work and you will start to see the improvement on your work.