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Productivity for Librarians by Samantha Hines

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Sticking with productivity

With any change in how we do things, there is an adjustment period where we form new habits and get used to new ways of acting, planning and responding. It is normal to run into a few obstacles and need to rethink our productivity goals, plans and processes. These obstacles can be enough to derail a journey toward productivity. This chapter presents some tips and tricks for getting back on track.

Take your time

The best thing to remember is that becoming a more productive person takes time – quite a bit of time. Some guidelines suggest that it takes 30 days to set a habit and some suggest twice that amount. If you try to set a lot of new habits all at once, it will take longer and be more difficult. In general, ...

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