Jonathan Long writes for Entrepreneur with time-saving tips for proactive souls. For instance, he says to maintain a to-do list, and if any tasks on it sound especially unappealing, you should do them first. Otherwise, you will dwell on those awful tasks and it will distract from the other work you are doing. Bite the bullet and get it out of the way early. Adopt that same attitude with any problems that arise—when you spot them, resolve them immediately. In general, you want to be “ultra-responsive” to issues and addressing people’s needs.
Other tips of his include pushing away people who bring constant negativity into your life, keeping rigorous notes so that you do not struggle to recall details later, and embracing technology’s ability to speed up or automate little tasks in your life. You can view the full article here: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236330