Tech-savvy Productivity Ninja in training, Jack, shares his top productivity tips with us in this month’s ‘How I Stay Productive’ series. If any of the below Productivity Ninja Characteristics sound intriguing to you, make sure you check out our Time Management Training.
Occupation: Director of EIE.London and bloom.space
What’s important about your workspace?
Creating a productive environment where tech solves problems and doesn’t create them.
Which ninja characteristic have you got nailed the most?
Productivity Ninja Weapon savvy
Which ninja characteristic are you still working on the most?
Productivity Ninja Ruthlessness
Which five apps could you not live without?
- Google Mail
- Youcanbook.me – not an app but an online service
- BBC iPlayer Radio
- The banking app for each account
What’s your favorite piece of stationery?
My mini Zebra pen – it fits in my jacket pocket!
When in the day do you have the most proactive attention?
What’s your trick for when you’re tired or struggling with attention in the day?
Putting my phone on flight mode (practicing Ninja Stealth & Camouflage here) and brewing a strong coffee.
What’s your best advice for reducing stress?
What’s your email regime?
I only check my emails outside of meetings, never during meetings and I try and deal with each email once, maximum twice.
What’s your favorite way to take a break in the middle of the day?
Sit down and have a decent lunch.
What’s the secret to your productivity?
It’ll have to be being weapon savvy – the good use of technology.
By Hannah Urbanek
Hannah is Think Productive UK’s Head of Outreach and the voice behind much of our global editorial and social media content. Would you like to hear more about Think Productive North America? Get in touch with us directly here or connect with Barbara Green, our President, on LinkedIn.
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