8 Time Wasters to Avoid While Working at Home

 

The following time wasters will keep you from accomplishing the important things and being successful.

 

Avoid each of these activities unless you have a line item for it on your list with a specified amount of time dedicated for it.

 

 

1. Watching TV, movies and Netflix.

 

2. Facebooking to see what other people are doing, hitting like buttons, posting for fun, looking for new Facebook friends.

 

3. Lying on the couch for longer than a specific amount of time.

 

4. Napping for longer than 20 minutes.

 

5. Surfing the internet for fun stuff (non-business related).

 

6. Pausing important work to discuss fun stuff with anyone.

 

7. Getting task priorities out of order.

 

8. Checking and answering emails longer than a predetermined timeframe and outside of the scheduled time.

 

 

Final Thoughts

 

If you want to get things done each day, avoid, avoid, avoid these things at all costs!

 

Don’t get sucked into doing any of these things or you will not only waste precious minutes, you’ll waste precious hours, you’ll waste precious days and eventually you’ll waste your precious life.

 

 

*Note for item 2: Marketing, sales and public relations are ok if they are on your to do list (done at the appropriate time for a set amount of time).

 

 

Sources:

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/top-20-time-wasters-and-top-5-worthwhile-activities.html

12 TOPS TIPS TO AVOID WASTING TIME IN YOUR DAY

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224526

http://www.healthcentral.com/adhd/organization-260158-5.html

http://www.another8hours.com/articles/Avoiding%20Time-Wasters.htm

http://www.dawn.com/news/1170630

http://work.chron.com/prioritize-avoid-time-wasters-4896.html

 

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