How Multitasking Can Increase Your Productivity

Apr 9 , 2015

Deadlines, reports and various tasks can fill your day to the point where it feels like there is no end in sight. You wonder when it will all get done, and how many late nights you will have to work before you are able to hand in that “big report” to your boss and know that you completed it to the best of your ability. Even the best multitaskers can struggle to complete projects on time, so take a look at these helpful tips!

Focus on Related Tasks
When handling multiple tasks and assignments your thoughts can wander, causing you to become concerned about how long the project will take and whether or not you will be able to make your deadline. To save time and worry, consider grouping similar tasks together. Instead of switching between projects and losing focus, complete all related tasks at the same time. By bundling your work together, you can maintain your focus and productivity, allowing you to be able to effectively utilize every hour of every day. 

Create a To-Do List
When you have multiple projects on the go, seeing the big picture can be difficult. You can get caught up on all of the little tasks, which can cause you to lose focus and motivation. To ensure that you are making the most of your time, create a list. A simple to-do list will to help you remember what you need to complete. Once you have a map of your tasks visualized, you will be able to focus on each individual project and complete them to the best of your ability.

Brainstorm
Working long hours with few breaks can actually hinder your productivity. Take a few minutes out of your day to brainstorm new ideas and ways to approach tasks that you are currently working on. By giving yourself time to review information and digest new ideas, you will be able to approach each task with a fresh perspective. 

With these tips, your multitasking skills will grow in no time. To ensure that you are increasing your productivity instead of diminishing it, give us a call! We have a great team of people who can complete all of your printing, design and marketing needs!