Most of us seem to have a complex (maybe even toxic) relationship with productivity. We try to be productive, yet we fall into the procrastination traps, we try to do the work that matters, yet we stumble often.
But that’s all a part of a standard productivity curve. Some days you feel like you’re doing well, and other days it seems like you’re not getting anything done. And that’s perfectly normal and acceptable.
Here are some of the things to keep in mind that might help you get over a productivity slump:
The first thing when an issue pops up is to fix it. (Of course, prioritize based on the severity of the actual problem- not all problems need immediate solutions).
But more crucial than that is the often-overlooked second step. What you do to ensure that the same problem doesn’t happen again.
Most diet regimes fail because people lose weight but don’t alter their behavior; they don’t change their diet or start exercising, which means they’ll start gaining weight as soon as the diet is finished.
That’s why people jump from one debt to another; as soon as on loan is…