at work means is important. You want to have enough time to do other things if
you finished all your pending tasks. You also don’t want to panic at the last
minute because you still didn’t do what you have to finish. The problem might
be the words you tell to yourself. These words prevent you from being productive.
still enough time left
isn’t getting you anywhere. If you keep telling yourself that you still have
time left, it will be gone before you know it. Therefore, you need to be
smart in using your time. Don’t wait until the deadline before you start
working. Time flies quickly, and you need to move with it.
understandable that some tasks are difficult. You will have a hard time
finishing them. However, it doesn’t mean you can’t do them. By concentrating on
the task, you can finish it on time. Besides, you can always ask for help. Talk
to your boss if you don’t know how to do the assigned task. You can also ask
your colleagues if they’re familiar with what you’re dealing with.
aren’t working hard either
If you keep
comparing yourself with your fellow employees, you won’t achieve anything. If
you see them chatting with each other during work time, it doesn’t mean you have
to do the same. If they can’t finish their tasks, they will be responsible for
it in the same way that you will be responsible if you failed to do yours.
Besides, some of them are chatting because they’ve already finished what is
expected of them. If you’re not yet at that point, you can’t compare yourself
to them. You will just end up delaying your tasks since you spent your time
doing things you shouldn’t.
The boss is nice
your boss is nice doesn’t mean you have to take advantage of it. You can’t
always make excuses for not finishing
your responsibilities on time because you know your boss is going to
forgive you. Besides, it won’t stay the same way forever. If you keep testing
the limits, you will be surprised with what your boss can do when
You have to
stop telling these things to yourself if you
want to be productive at work. Focus on your tasks and be organized. List
the things you need to finish and when you need to finish them. You can also
list the people you have to consult if there are tasks that you have a hard
time doing. If their help will hasten the process, it would be great.
you think that you have a lot on your plate and it prevents you from being
productive, you need to be honest about it to your boss. You can’t always
burden yourself because there’s too much for you.
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