I’m sure that it’s no surprise to many of you that I use doodling as a way to increase productivity- my sense is that it helps to engage my brain and give it focus. Listening to music also helps, but it has to be the right kind of music or I find it distracting. Sometimes I simply prefer silence to focus on what I need to get done.
For me, I also find the time of day I do certain things plays a part in how well I am able to focus on them.
This article lists 21 different ways to help increase productivity – which are your favorites?