100+ Productivity Hacks you can start using right now!

I am sure you have asked one or more of these questions… images

  • How to be more productive?
  • How can I get more done in less time?
  • How to be more effective?
  • How can I achieve work-life balance ?
  • How can I make my company more productive?
  • How can I get my employees more productive?

These are all the questions, we asks ourselves constantly.

Whether you are a Professional or an Employee- you want to get more done. and in less time.

If you are the BOSS or an organization – you want to get the most out of your employees & make it productive and efficient workplace. Right?

We want to know about Productivity AND We want to be more productive – but where do you get the information (ideas,tips,shortcuts,hacks,etc.).

Well,I have made it easier for you. I have managed to collect 100 +articles, ideas,tips and articles – Productivity Hacks from the web.

My goal is to give you and me – the tools (ideas,tips,hacks,etc.) to be more productive.

After reading this article, you will never ask the question (How to be more productive?) again… well, I hope not. So sit back and enjoy the articles. The best-of-the best on Productivity Hacks.

FOR THE INDIVIDUAL

This section has been compiled for regular folks like you and me – Employees, Professionals,Freelancers, Solopreneurs, Home-based Businesses,etc.

  1. 12 Tips for Increasing Productivity
  2. Productivity Hacks from LinkedIn Influencers (Slideshare)
  3. Why Productivity Hacks do not work?
  4. 50 ways to Increase your Productivity.
  5. 10 Tips to increase Productivity and mange your time
  6. How to Increase Workplace Productivity
  7. 15 Tips on how to increase your Productivity
  8. 23 Ways to Improve your productivity
  9. 8 Simple ways to increase your office Productivity
  10. 10 Morning Tips to increase your Productivity
  11. Take a Break! It may increase Productivity
  12. How more vacation time can increase Productivity
  13. To increase Productivity, remember the 2 Cs
  14. How to increase productivity when you don’t feel like it
  15. The Best Ways to be Productive when your juice is gone
  16. The 5 Psychological Theories of Motivation to Increase Productivity
  17. 6 Tips for Productivity Improvement
  18. How to increase productivity by Scheduling your work week
  19. 5 Simple Habits to Boost Productivity and Get Things Done
  20. Motivation is a Muscle : The 7 Best Ways to increase your Productivity
  21. 13 CEOs and Founders reveal their Top Productivity Hacks
  22. 7 Things Highly Productive people do
  23. 15 ways to be more Productive
  24. The Best Productivity advice you will ever receive
  25. Productivity Hacks that Successful People use Everyday
  26. Top 10 Productivity Hacks – Overview
  27. 11 Productivity Hacks from Successful Entrepreneurs
  28. 11 Extremely Successful people share their Best Productivity Hacks
  29. Effective Planning using Pomodoro Technique and the Results Curve
  30. 12 Successful Entrepreneurs share their best Productivity Hacks
  31. 3 Productivity Hacks You Should Be Using At Work (And 2 You Shouldn’t)
  32. Productivity Hacks that build a great team at Home and at Home
  33. Work Smarter, Not Harder: 21 Time Management Tips to Hack Productivity
  34. 7 Lifehacks to maximize your Productivity
  35. 9 Productive Hacks
  36. 15 Productivity Hacks for Work and Life
  37. Better than Productivity Hacks: How to rewire your brain to be more Productive
  38. Productivity Hacks that can help you Stand Out
  39. 15 Smart Hacks for Maximizing Productivity
  40. 7 Productivity Hacks you could be using right now
  41. 12 Productivity Hacks for feeling less Stressed
  42. June 20th is World Productivity Day
  43. Removing Distractions and Getting Shit done
  44. Work Smart – Productivity Hacks to help manage your work load
  45. 9 sure fire Productivity Hacks
  46. 5 Simple Productivity Hacks you can use in your business now
  47. 14 Productivity Hacks : Get More Done
SOME JOB-SPECIFIC PRODUCTIVITY HACKS
  1. For Sales Professionals – 25 Productivity Hacks from Sales Experts
  2. For Sales Professionals – 10 Sales Productivity Hacks
  3. For Academics (Students, Teachers) – Productivity Hacks,Tips, Hints
  4. For Bloggers – 10 Practical Productivity Hacks of Successful Bloggers
  5. For Freelancers – Top Productivity Hacks
  6. For Webdesigners – Productivity Hacks
  7. For Engineers – 6 Productivity Hacks to Improve Efficiency
  8. For New Graduates – 6 Productivity Hacks that will change the way you do everything
  9. For Leaders & Executives – Three Executive Productivity Hacks
  10. For Entrepreneurs – 5 Productivity Hacks to help get stuff done
  11. For Millennials & For Telecommuters – 10 Productivity Hacks

THE WORKPLACE

This section is specific for organizations, Business owners,Managers, Leaders and Human Resources.

  1. Why Employee Productivity & How ? – 12 Ways to improve Productivity at the Workplace.
  2. 10 Simple Exercises to Increase Productivity in the Office – Part 1
  3. 10 Simple Exercise to Increase Productivity in the office – Part 2
  4. How to set goals for Productivity in the workplace
  5. What you need to know about Employee Loyalty
  6. How to turn on your employees at work?
  7. Five Workplace innovations that can increase Office Productivity?
  8. Employee Wellness Program
  9. Supporting employees helps businesses improve Productivity
  10. Develop a Coaching Culture to improve Employee Productivity
  11. Increase Productivity, Take Vacation
  12. Boost Engagement to increase Productivity
  13. Ten ways to increase employee productivity
  14. Increase Productivity by offering telecommuting opportunities
  15. To raise Productivity, let more employees work from home
  16. Technology leads to 84% increase in Office Productivity
  17. 10 Tips to increase Productivity
  18. 5 Essential Elements of increase Workforce Productivity
  19. Workspace Designs to increase your Productivity
  20. 6 Simple Tips to Increase Employee Productivity
  21. How to Stay Productive when an Employee Quits
  22. 6 Easy Productivity Hacks to Make Your Business Better
  23. For Business Owners – Increase Productivity of your business
  24. For Entrepreneurs – 6 Productivity Hacks
  25. For Leaders – 5 Proven Productivity Hacks
  26. For the Small Business Owner- Productivity Hacks
  27. For Small Business Owners – 10 Useful Productivity Hacks
  28. For IT Teams – Inbox Zero
  29. For Startups trying to maximize revenue – How to Be More Productive at Work: The Epic Guide

CREATIVE & OUT-OF-THE-BOX IDEAS

Some of the ideas in the below articles are surprising, some are humorous; some are strange; for some you will question the validity – nevertheless,an interesting list. Some unconventional out-of-the box Productivity Hacks.

  1. 4 Unconventional ways to increase Productivity
  2. 5 Distractions that actually increase Productivity
  3. How napping can relive sleep deprivation and increase productivity
  4. Hiding from Managers can increase Productivity
  5. 4 Productivity Hacks that will help you Focus at Work
  6. 100 time,energy and attention Hacks to be more Productive
  7. 22 Powerful Productive Hacks for Small Businesses
  8. 8 Surprising Productivity Hacks that will blow your mind
  9. World’s Most Creative Minds
  10. Key Productivity Hacks you do Everyday
  11. 🙂 Watching Cute Cat videos can help Productivity 🙂
  12. 6 Totally Strange but Effective Productivity Hacks

TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCTIVITY

This list would not be complete without looking at the Modern Technology that can help us with getting our work done more effectively & efficiently. Gone are the days, where we only though of Productivity as only Lists and Sticky-notes.

In this section, we will look at various Apps, Softwares, websites,etc. that will help you to be more productive.

Yup there is an App for that 🙂 !!

  1. How Technology makes us more Efficient & Productive
  2. How can I increase my Productivity on a Computer
  3. 10 Tips for Increasing Productivity through Technology
  4. Technology can help or hurt – Productivity
  5. Mobile Technology for increasing Productivity & Profitability?
  6. How to Increase Sales Productivity?
  7. 10 Websites to increase Productivity in 2014
  8. The Productivity Paradox
  9. 11 Productivity Hacks to Reclaim your 40-Hour week
  10. 3 Productivity Hacks to Save you Time
  11. 15 Productivy Hacks that speed up your Efficiency
  12. For Small Business Owners – 10 Powerful Productivity Hacks
  13. For Content Marketers – 6 Productivity Hacks
  14. For Teachers18 Epic Productivity Hacks
  15. How can I be more Productive when using a Computer?
  16. Eight Apps to make you more Productive
  17. 7 Apps that will make you more Productive
  18. 55 Apps that can make you more Productive
  19. 12 Useful Productivity Apps
  20. 7 Productivity Apps to Help You Get it all done Fast
  21. 10 Time-Tracking Apps That Will Make You More Productive In 2014
  22. No Email – more productive..
  23. Chrome, Mac, Gmail – Productivity Hacks
  24. Google – Productivity Hacks
  25. Android Apps – Must-have Android Apps that will make you Smarter & Productive
  26. For Blackberry users – 15 Blackberry Apps to Increase Productivity
  27. For iPhone – Top 50 Productivity Apps
  28. iPad Apps – 10 iPad Apps for personal Productivity
  29. For Mac OS-X – 10 Productivity Hacks
  30. For creating & editing Infographics – 50 Productivity Hacks

So, there it was … You have just seen 100+ articles on Productivity. I hope you liked the compiled list and you found it useful.

Now you have no more excuses:) – you have all the tips,tricks,short-cuts to be more Productive.

If you come across, an article that could be added to this list, please let me know.

I am curious to hear your thoughts and feedback.

Author: Nissar Ahamed

Nissar Ahamed is an accomplished Growth Hacker with extensive experience working as a Blogger, Content Creator and Editor. He is the Founder and Editor of the Award-winning Career Blog, CareerMetis. The Blog CareerMetis has a community focused approach to career discussion and has earnt Nissar great respect amongst his peers. View all posts by Nissar Ahamed

  • AJ Walton

    Thanks for including me on this list – what a killer resource you’ve put together!

  • Rob

    Awesome, thanks for compiling that great list. I definitely feel like the entreployee concept is so important and is the best thing to teach employees. It’s like the saying goes, give a man a fish, feed him for a day, teach a man to fish, feed for a lifetime.

    • Thanks Rob. I am glad you like the link.

      I felt it is important to have most/ all situations covered, it just gives people more perspective.

  • Josh Coffy

    Thanks for the shoutout! 🙂

    -Josh

    • You are welcome Josh Coffy.
      I have used Gmail for personal use, since it came out in 2005. I am a big google/Android fan.
      I found it very effective when I started using Gmail for business last year – it is amazing how it syncs everything into your device- definitely makes life lot easier.