Being productive isn’t necessarily about doing more work in the day. If you’re not doing the hard work that success demands, you’re fooling yourself if you think you’re ever going to be successful.
You’ve got to do the hard things if you want to enjoy the great things. It’s as simple as that.
1. If you’re not working hard, you’re not working smart.
But what if you’re already working as hard as you think you can? How do you do more if there isn’t any more time to work?
Being exceptionally productive has a lot to do with your priorities.
In fact, that’s the secret to getting more done each day. Managing your priorities.
First, you have to know what those priorities are.
2. You have to know what matters the most to you.
Where do you want to be in the long term and what are you doing right now to get there?
Once you know that, you have to work hard to maintain that focus. It’s called momentum.
That’s the secret to productivity. Managing your priorities to make sure you maintain momentum.