Chapter 7

Being human: how your personality affects your productivity

Productivity is inherently personal. What works for one person doesn’t necessarily work for someone else. Some would say the secret to productivity is to be super organised, while others say it’s more about getting into the flow of your passion and creativity. Some say stop talking and get on with it, while others argue that thoughtful and consistent action wins every time.

There’s probably a little bit of truth in all those statements for everyone, but we each have our own bias, preference and natural style.

The more we understand our own personality and preferences, the more we can tailor our productivity, habits and strategies to suit – rather than try and have a personality ...

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