10 time-savers for busy PR pros

Newbie practitioners try to do everything, but as your career progresses, you must shed superfluous tasks and unproductive habits. Consider these tips.

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It feels like there’s never enough time in the day to get everything done.

More and more things add up to you daily to-do list, and instead of becoming more productive, you’re just overwhelmed and stressed out. Most of the time, the problem isn’t the number of tasks on your list, but how and what you prioritize.

In school, you’re taught you must be good at everything, so you have to know it all. Early in your career you want to do everything and be good at everything because you want to climb the proverbial career ladder.

That’s OK while you’re learning and growing as a professional, but when you’re an entrepreneur and looking to grow your business, you have to be careful with what you put on your daily to-do list.

It isn’t easy to be continuously productive, but these 10 tips might help you do more in less time:

1. Keep things organized.

Having clutter around can be one of the biggest distractions.

When you have a to-do list as long as your arm, seeing an unorganized space in front of you will only serve to increase your stress levels. So, get your workspace organized.

2. Get off social media.

You probably don’t need to be told that social media can be one of the biggest distractions, but you’re most likely spending a few hours of your day on social channels.

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