If you sometimes struggle with productivity, fear not because there is help available. One tip to consider is banishing desk chaos. A clean environment keeps the mind clean and sharp, so the only items on your desk should be your computer, water bottle, and cell phone (face down and on silent to avoid the temptation to look at it constantly). Another tip for increasing productivity is demanding deadlines. If a boss or client doesn’t give a hard deadline, no project will ever be finished because you’ll be distracted by the next thing that comes in. It works best to pick dates for everything you want accomplished and set them in stone. One last tip is to tackle tasks one at a time. When you hear the word “multitask,” understand it as “doing multiple things poorly at the same time.” Focus on one task, get it done, then move on to something else. Read more here.