Would you like your team to work more productively? Do teammates often duplicate each other’s efforts? Do you feel like you’re not making the most of each workday? Good news: increasing your productivity isn’t hard. It just requires you to be more deliberate about how you manage your time.
Keep a to-do list
Work is more complex than ever, so don’t expect to remember everything you need to do. Instead, use a task manager to put your to-dos in writing so you can stop scrambling and free up time to work deliberately.
Make information easy to find
Instead of spending time looking through emails, spreadsheets, or even handwritten notes, keep information, like project plans and meeting notes, in one place to make sure everyone pulls from the same pool of knowledge.
Use templates to save time
For recurring projects and tasks, you don’t need to start from scratch. Creating templates not only saves time but also reduces the opportunity for mistakes and provides a process everyone can follow to get work done.
Share your work
One way to keep your team on the same page and avoid duplicating efforts is by using one tool to organize and share work. You can also eliminate confusion by making sure everyone knows who’s doing what by when.
Working together is hard work, but you can avoid common pitfalls and build an effective team simply with the right ingredients and tools for team productivity.
Don’t reinvent the wheel. Turn recurring projects, like marketing campaigns and product launches, into repeatable processes with templates. Processes not only save time but also allow teams to innovate faster.
Make the transition to Asana easy for your team with integrations. Move your workflows into Asana, get better coordinated, and work more productively with teammates and across tools.
Before Asana, we were averaging about 3 launches a year. Now, we’re launching something every month. Asana is helping us launch 4x faster.
—Lauren Nguyen, Head of Product Marketing at Pantheon