Your workspace is a mess, and your boss probably hates you for it. These first couple hacks will address this problem and allow you to change your productivity significantly.
Feeling a complete lack of motivation to do anything? "Add pops of color or live plants. Color can have a major effect on your mood and productivity throughout the day, said Jenny Gauld, an interior designer for office furniture and accessory retailer turnstone. Blue creates the feeling of calmness and helps you focus, while red is great for work that requires accuracy and attention to detail. Plants can also help people focus by reducing headaches and fatigue: A study from Texas A&M University found that plants increase workplace productivity and creative performance by up to 30 percent. - See more at: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5658-easy-productivity-tips.html#sthash.g6RlnJ0Y.dpuf"
Don't leave your biggest task until last. Procrastination does not work well in the office. "Everyone has at least one task on the to-do list that keeps getting pushed back, simply because the thought of actually doing it seems so awful. That task is actually the one you should try to complete first, Matthews told Business News Daily. Instead of waiting until the last minute to finish a task, get it off your plate as soon as possible. Your other tasks will seem less daunting by comparison, and you'll stop stressing about that one task all day, making you more productive overall. - See more at: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5658-easy-productivity-tips.html#sthash.g6RlnJ0Y.dpuf"
Staring at a wall or computer screen all day is not going to do anything for your productivity. "Move around. Don't limit yourself to your primary desk chair. Gauld recommended spending portions of the workday standing or working at height-adjusted work surfaces, if possible. You can also make a habit of walking meetings and conference calls. - See more at: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5658-easy-productivity-tips.html#sthash.g6RlnJ0Y.dpuf"