How much of your time is ‘productive’ time?

July 17, 2016

Do you ever come to the end of the day or week and don’t feel like you’ve accomplished anything?

Have you lost the excitement you once had for what you’re doing?

It’s most likely because you’re getting stuck doing things that are not moving you towards your goals.

When I talk about ‘productive time’ I’m talking about time spent on any task that moves you closer to your goal.

It’s not checking social media…

It’s not checking emails…

It’s not having meetings (unless you’re in sales)…

It’s doing the hard things that require time, focus, no interruptions, and your mind at its best.

It’s knowing what you need to do to achieve your goals and dedicating time to crossing off one thing at at time until you’ve achieved them.

But you need to fight for your productive time because no one is going to give it to you.

Being busy is easy… being productive is hard.

Alex Cleanthous

Director of Strategy + Innovation | Co-Founder at Webprofits

I co-founded Webprofits in 2006 with the belief that there's always a smarter and better way to do things. We're now a digital growth consultancy with offices in Australia, Singapore, and the United States. I'm passionate about personal and professional growth, and I like to surround myself with people who are as well. I have substantial private board experience, and have successfully launched an IPO.

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