While it helps to identify the strategies that help you do what you do consistently well, you probably need to figure out the things that cramp your productivity style, too. Are there particular things that throw you off track? A recent article on Mashable suggested that there five things that you should stay away from so that you can get more done (like not sleeping enough), and I’m sharing six more that you should consider kicking out of your regular routine.

Having poor eating habits […]

Moving at the speed of light […]

Trying every productivity strategy […]

Working only on other people’s stuff […]

Taking on too much […]

Having no way to keep yourself accountable […]