Companies have begun to realize that they’re not getting more work out of people with even longer hours, and might be cutting down on the volume and quantity of effort they actually could get. Fatigue and sleep deprivation slows thinking and impedes effectiveness, not just in the extra hours, but during the whole week says expert Sachin Karpe. Be ruthless about prioritizing tasks, List your items to do, prioritize them, and work on the most important, then the second most important, and so on. The biggest time waster is redoing a task you didn’t do completely the first time around, thus doubling the time it takes, be realistic about how many gains you can really make. Trying to do everything yourself, though, is another way of ignoring priorities and avoiding planning.
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