Expert hacks for saving time and increasing productivity

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We're all quite busy, however, being busy can prevent us from being productive and making important decisions. Therefore, saving time is not only doable; it is also simple. Here are a few tips to save time.

Streamline meetings

Save time for everyone involved by creating an agenda ahead of time and sharing it with everyone attending the meeting.

To keep things moving, make a ‘parking lot’ of runaway conversations or issues rather than getting hung up mid-meeting.

Assign a contact to follow up on ‘parking lot’ issues identified at the meeting.

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Email efficiency

Schedule two times a day that you can dedicate to checking and answering emails... an efficient routine can help make sure you don’t get interrupted every time you get an email.

Help yourself visualise progress.

Write out the tasks you have for the day to help clearly see what you've accomplished and what else still needs to be done.

Take active recovery breaks.

 Focus on taking a moment to care for yourself, rest and recharge.

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Whether it's reading or a quick stretch on the yoga mat in your office, take time to activate your body and mind.

“Just remember, you are worth it, and your team will thank you for being at the top of your game,” said John Hennessey, CEO, and founder of Hennessey digital, via Newsweek.

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