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How To Achieve Peak Performance

Aug 29, 2008
Do you often find it difficult to finish your work at home or at office on time , in spite of those long hours you spent behind organizational training? Don't fret, below I have listed the top 7 tips to help you elevate your performance.

1. Is there something in particular that motivates you?

It is important for you to understand what are the things that motivate you the most, in order to increase your performance. Often times, some competitive activities bog us down. Thus, in such situations we need to identify the factors that stimulate us and compel us to get started with the important tasks first.

2. Arrange your priority list

List all the activities that you need to carry out during the day and then arrange them according to their order of priority. This would make sure that the really important jobs get completed quickly and on time.

However, while preparing your to do list, be realistic and don't set unachievable goals.So arrange your work list according to their importance.

By doing this, you will realize that half your problem is solved.

3. Plan of Action

It's time for action. Refer to your priority list and start doing your work. All the thinking is done. Now, it's time for you to focus on getting your work done on time.

It is so easy to get distracted with phone calls, emails or chat with a colleague who drops by.

However keep in mind that it's very easy to get sidetracked by phone calls, chats or emails and that is why it's important that you keep aside separate time for social networking.
Set up a fix time each day to check your emails. Don't give in to chatting with your colleagues during work hours. As far as phone calls are concerned, unless it is really urgent, don't take the call, just leave a message telling them that you will get back to the caller later.

Once you start following a strict routine, your associates will get well acquainted with your work timings.

4. Rejoice all your accomplishments

In order to keep yourself stimulated, do celebrate every small and big success equally. Don't just celebrate when there is a huge success in your life, instead do rejoice whatever you achieve, however small it be. Count your number of success and garner more energy to achieve even further.

5. Mental Preparation.

Be positive. See your forthcoming success in your mind's eye before you actually relish it in your real life. This may sound a bit spiritual to you, but trust me, positive vibes do wonders. So if you want to achieve great result, foresee them. Don't let negative thoughts dominate you.

If you have second thoughts about something, prepared yourself to counter the wrong and make it right. Think positive and be positive to bring out positive changes in your life.

6. Keep A Record

Paper is patient than man. Jot down your goals. Write down about all your achievement, ponder on them and think of ways you can innovate and according set your goals.

7. Stop Procrastinating

Procrastination is dangerous. So try to overcome procrastination at all costs.

Figure out the things you like to do (shopping, eating etc ) and treat yourself once you have achieved your set goals.

You must be knowing that in schools, the teachers grade the students, draws smilies and stars after checking their work. This is solely done to keep the kids motivated and encourage them to do even better the next time. Use the same technique with your self.

Keep the above tips in mind and put them in to practice. Start following the tips now ( now is the keyword) and you will see a positive difference in your life soon.

So ready to peak your performance, get started today!
About the Author
Kevin Sinclair is the publisher and editor of Be Successful News , a site that provides information and articles on how to succeed in your own home or small business.
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