MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: What’s your best advice for staying productive at work? is written by Sandhya Venkatachalam, co-founder and partner of Centerview Capital.
As the co-founder of Centerview Capital, a new growth capital firm, being productive at work for me means to be productive at life, especially since my personal and professional activities feed off of each other. Following these four principles will help you optimize life productivity and maximize creative output:
Prepare your mind and body
Managing your energy and health is just as important as managing your time. Studies show that lack of sleep leads to reduced efficiency and productivity, while exercise and meditation can increase cognitive function and longevity. Take 15-minute breaks every 90 minutes to give your brain a break, and make sure you’re not just…
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