1. Stop watching TV. You don’t have to care about what famous people do, instead care more about yourself.
  2. Use technology to your advantage.
  3. Drink enough water. If you are dehydrated you have less energy.
  4. Start before you feel ready, this way you can avoid the chicken-and-egg problem.
  5. Eat healthy food.
  6. Do the easiest thing first.
  7. Stop multitasking. Focus on one thing at the same time.
  8. Check your emails, social network notifications only once every 30 minutes.
  9. Set goals.
  10. Outsource if you can’t do it. Focus on things you are good at.
  11. Exercise regularly to manage anxiety.
  12. Sleep enough. When you are tired you are less productive.
  13. Set a daily routine.
  14. Take break after every 2 hours for 20 minutes.
  15. Assume you are right when in doubt. Decisive is productive.
  16. Learn how to say no. Focus on the important things only.
  17. Make a to-do list.