Most productivity tips are indeed effective. The problem is that they aren’t effective for everyone out there. Nor are they effective while implemented without clear vision and understanding of the ultimate goal of your intentions.
Why Waking Up Early And Other Productivity Tips Won’t Make You More Successful
Max Lukominskyi

Damn. Hit the nail on the head here man. Having a clear vision and why is the most important part. You need that kind of driving force in your life if you’re going to achieve anything great.