Roundup: 5 Great Articles To Keep You Focused and Productive
Now that the age of information has given way to the age of distraction, more and more professionals are finding themselves searching for ways to stay productive. As graphic designers, surfing the web for inspiration, resources, and new techniques is a part of our job, but little distractions can quickly add up. This is even more true for freelance designers who don’t have a boss to breath down their neck, or set office hours to try to fit everything into. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite articles about productivity to help you stay on track.
An article from our friends over at FreelanceSwitch about how to work quickly without abandoning your creative process.
Leo Babauta from zenhabits takes a look at some best practices for maintaining focus.
An article written by one of our team for WorkAwesome.com. It looks at how to create a productive environment, particularly if you work from home.
The folks at Lifehacker compile their favorite posts about staying focused and productive.
A look at how poor communication wastes huge amounts of time, and what to do about it.
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Another one from Zen Habits, this one with a link to download the free version of his book Focus. A great read for anyone living in the digitally-driven 21st century.
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Author: Martha Retallick
Publisher: Western Sky Communications
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