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30sec Tip: Work in 60 – 90 Minute Chunks

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30sec Tip: Work in 60 – 90 Minute Chunks

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Work in 60 – 90 minute chunks.  Turn off all distractions and focus.  Then take a break, go for a walk, eat and relax.

Have you gotten into a rut before? Or are you in a rut right now?

You know you’re in a rut when you run out of ideas and inspiration. I personally see a rut as a productivity vacuum. It might very well be a reason why you aren’t getting results. Even as you spend more time on your work, you can’t seem to get anything constructive done. While I’m normally productive, I get into occasional ruts (especially when I’ve been working back-to-back without rest). During those times, I can spend an entire day in front of the computer and get nothing done. It can be quite frustrating.

Over time, I have tried and found several methods that are helpful to pull me out of a rut. If you experience ruts too, whether as a working professional, a writer, a blogger, a student or other work, you will find these useful. Here are 12 of my personal tips to get out of ruts:

12 Useful Ways To Get Out Of Ruts

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