If you are struggling to be more productive, it could be because you have one of these common but poor productivity habits. From Chaiwatspace, the infographic 'Nine Habits That Kill Your Productivity' acts like a what not to do list so that you can be more efficient with your output.
Checking your email too frequently can become an enormous distraction. Time blocking and going through your inbox at specific times can be a more strategic tactic. Writing things down in a small notebook will help you remember things. Doing things the way they've always been done isn't always the most productive route. Avoiding overwhelmed feelings by working harder can backfire as far as misaligned productivity habits go. Working without breaks or multitasking are other bad ideas.