If you’re finding it challenging to juggle the demands of your job and life outside of work, you’re not alone. In a world where more and more people find themselves working in roles that could be considered always on the job, how do you achieve a good work life balance?
Studies show that a poor work-life balance can result in unhealthy levels of stress, and actually reduces productivity. There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is critical.
Did you know over a lifetime, commuters will spend an average of 10,634 hours travelling to and from work? That adds up to nearly a year and three months – and that’s without taking into account traffic jams and delays! The average worker will also rack up 9,024 hours of unpaid overtime and take 94 days off sick.
Managing time isn’t about squeezing in as many tasks into the day as possible, it’s about simplifying how you work to give you more time in your life to do the things you love outside of work. The key is to work smarter – not harder.
So if you want get more accomplished in the office, here are some hacks for boosting your productivity at work.