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9 Steps to Reprogram Yourself and Stay Productive

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Step 1: Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses

  • What do I find passion in?
  • What is most important to my happiness and sense of fulfillment?
  • When are the times when I was really focussed on something?
  • When do I get distracted or unproductive?
  • How long can I keep myself focussed?

Step 2: Identify Your Purpose and Priorities

Step 3: Visualise Your Goals and Accomplishments

Step 4: Find a Companion. Have Motivated People Around You.

Step 5: Warm Up with Something Simple and Easy

Step 6: Set Up a Productive Routine

Step 7: Create Associations and Separations

Step 8: Make it Effortless to be Productive and Difficult to be Distracted

Step 9: Say it Out Loud, Monitor Your Progress and Turn Your Words into Action

To Recap

  1. Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses
  2. Identify Your Purpose and Priorities
  3. Visualise Your Goals and Accomplishments
  4. Find a Companion. Have Motivated People Around You.
  5. Warm Up with Something Simple and Easy
  6. Set Up a Productive Routine
  7. Create Associations and Separations
  8. Make it Effortless to be Productive and Difficult to be Distracted
  9. Say it Out Loud, Monitor Your Progress and Turn Your Words into Action

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Shu Ishida

DPhil student at University of Oxford, researching in computer vision and deep learning. Enjoys programming, listening to podcasts, and watching musicals.