The Science of Productivity

Working Definitions

What is a Workflow?

A workflow describes a general means or approach by which a professional goal  is pursued.


What is Productivity ?

Productivity focuses on executing a given workflow more efficiently.



How To Set Effective Goal ?

Little strokes fell great Oaks.

~ Benjamin Franklin

If you want to succeed, you need to set goals. Without goals you lack focus and direction. To accomplish your goals, however, you need to know how to set them.

Following are 5 proven ways to set your goals and execute via effective planing.

1. Set Goals that Motivate You

2. Set SMART Goals

  • Specific.
  • Measurable.
  • Attainable.
  • Relevant.
  • Time Bound.

3. Set Goals in Writing.

4. Make an Action Plan.

5. Stick With Them!

Further Readings

  1. Personal Goal Setting on MindTools
  2. 10 Guidelines for Effective Goal Setting on TrainingPeaks
  3. Effective Goal Setting on Yale Performance Management

I may be a bit of a productivity and workflow junky. I am that person who spends more time learning about being productive than being productive sometimes.