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7 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Productivity Make sure to avoid these time-sucking habits.

By Brian Tracy

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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy explains a group of habits that can kill your productivity. The seven worst are:

  1. Failing to plan out your day. If you do not create a blueprint for your day, you will be more tempted to fill your day with distractions and meaningless activities.
  2. No self-discipline. If you push yourself on a more regular basis, the strength of your self-discipline will also improve.
  3. Consistently sleeping in. Tracy says taking advantage of the morning "golden hours" is the easiest way to imrpove your productivity.
  4. Wasting time online. If possible, try to keep your electronics and the temptation of the internet in another room.
  5. Not prioritizing. As American author Mark Twain put it, start your day by eating the frog.
  6. Complaining. Think about if any one time your complaning has lead to success? Probably not.
  7. Not chasing your dreams. Don't let fear of failure stop.

To hear more about those hurtful habits that are cutting into your producitivity, click on the video.

Related: Healthy Habits for Better Time Management

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Brian Tracy

Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, Speaker and Author

Brian Tracy is chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International. He is the leading coach on the topics of leadership, self-esteem, goals and success psychology. Learn more at BrianTracy.com

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