How to: Increase productivity at work

Being productive at work is often a challenge. Jada Balster, EMEA marketing director at Workfront, offers advice on the steps to take to get more done

Everyone’s heard them; some of us may even have said them from time to time – phrases that give a vague indication of the state of our work, rarely reflecting the heavy workloads, tight time constraints and multiple, simultaneous requests most marketers encounter on a daily basis.

These common clichés have been deemed harmless because we hear them so often. Like an optical illusion, they seem like one thing when you’re up close, but when you look at the whole picture, turn out to be something else entirely. They sound innocent, but are often desperate cries from employees struggling with serious productivity problems.

So, do any of these sound familiar?