"It's a funny thing. The more I practice the luckier I get." Arnold Palmer
So, what is a person to do? The more we practice being who we are at work (our game) and the more we choose to do our job in ways that motivate and refresh us...the more productive we can be.
Here’s our top tips for maximizing your time based on your own thinking and behaving preferences. Enjoy the series!
Conceptual Thinking (represented by the color yellow) is:
- Visionary and
- Intuitive about ideas.
"What other ways can I apply this?" is a typical way of thinking for the Conceptual Preference.
Ironically, even with big-picture Yellow thinking, limiting your options will help stoke more creative productivity and help you get things done.
- Make sure you have the time you need with the greater team to “explore ideas”
- Don’t get stuck in the idea stage, write some thoughts down on paper to make sure you act on your ideas
- Lay out all options visually and select the most appealing one as your starting point.
- Don’t worry about the order in which you work on things focus on one task until you start thinking about something else. Just set a reminder so you remember to come back to the first task!
Productivity: An Emergenetics Guide to Maximize Productivity (1)
Maximize Productivity Painlessly: Productivity Tips for the Structural Thinker (2)
Maximize Productivity Painlessly: Productivity Tips for the Social Thinker (3)
Maximize Productivity Painlessly: Productivity Tips for the Conceptual Thinker (4)