The 7 common mistakes when wanting to be productive
In this episode of our podcast, we dive into the world of productivity, specifically exploring the 7 most common mistakes we all make, but which are especially challenging for adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
- We begin by discussing the error of focus on effort rather than a system, and how this approach can trigger the feeling of always being busy but never really productive.
- Then we analyze the problem of retain information in mind. We explain why this strategy is not only inefficient but can lead to stress and anxiety, especially for people with ADHD.
- We delve into the importance of planning and how start without a plan it can lead to procrastination, confusion, and a lack of direction.
- We pass to the error of not scheduling a block of time. We demonstrate the importance of allocating specific times for tasks and how this can improve concentration and efficiency.
- We examine the error of switch systems frequently. Here, we explain how consistency is key to an effective productivity system, and how constantly changing systems can lead to wasted time and energy.
- Next, we explore the error of not considering transition times between tasks. We share strategies on how preparing for these transitions can make your day run smoother and less stressful.
- Finally, we deal with the error of not preparing in advance the necessary items for the task. We discuss how preparing in advance can save time and minimize distractions, which is particularly helpful for those with ADHD.