Robert Herjavec is the founder of Herjavec Group, a global information security firm that helps enterprises protect themselves against cyber threats. He is also an author that offers business advice through his books, Driven and The Will To Win, and helps entrepreneurs through ABC’s Shark Tank. Clearly, he’s pretty efficient. He’s decided to share some of the the tips that keep him so efficient with readers of Fortune. Below are the highlights.
Is your boss one of those entrepreneurs who seems to work 24/7 and never sleep? If so, does he/she expect you to do the same? In order to decrease tension and anxiety while increasing productivity, it is very important to manage expectations and communicate about what is expected of you after hours up front.
Being ridiculously efficient is like being a sprinter and a long-distance runner at once. We thrive under tight deadlines, find focus even in stressful work environments, and have the stamina to continually produce results, on project after project.
Two ENORMOUS obstacles threaten us long-term: burnout and boredom.
Picking the right music for the workday takes a bit of thought. It requires sounds that will energize you, keep you focused and create the right mood for creativity and work. According to recent research from the University of North Florida, nature sounds are what we should be listening to while working.