Top 10 Quotes to Keep Your Productivity Going with Work From Home
Having a bad day? Feeling lazy?
Whatever the situation is, an inspirational saying can help motivate those lazy body cells. We look for motivation for everything that needs to be done – it could be to wake up early, finish a difficult task at hand, to hit the gym or for similar other matters.
With all the employees working together-separately, given this difficult time around, the work productivity might take a toll.
Productivity does not come without inspiration, and thus it is essential to stay motivated.
However distressed the feeling is, it is always good to have wisdom from the learned. It could be anything, a good picture that recites an inspirational story to its viewer or another piece of art that tells of its arduous journey. Please note that here a picture of Kim Jong Un with a quote on productivity might not help.
Here are our top ten quotes to boost your productivity:
Through the Woods
The lines from the famous poem “The Road Not Taken” have been on walls of millions in the world. Here’s another quote from the poet, for the wandering masses who might be around looking for easy roads to get to the end of the forest.
“The only way around is through.” ~ Robert Frost
Speaking of practice and action
“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” Bruce Lee was one of the best martial artists the world has ever seen. From several of his inspirational quotes, this one speaks of how thinking has become a significant part of a human’s daily activities rather than the act itself.
“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” ~ Bruce Lee
On Taking Action
To keep things going, the first step is taking action for it. Towards the act of doing things, the mere idea or the knowledge won’t suffice.
“You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.” ~ Tony Robbins
Thoughts and Things
On the power of man’s belief, the author says that it is all in the head. Thoughts and beliefs, ideas and passion is what defines a person.
“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Thoughts are things! And powerful things at that, when mixed with definiteness of purpose, and burning desire, can be translated into riches.” ~ Napoleon Hill
Laws on time
This American Scholar and Pulitzer Prize winner once said, “In fact, a sense of essence is, in essence, the essence of sense, in effect” had a witty outlook towards the rational irrationalities of life. He had this law to remind us for the flaw in how we think we manage time for daily work and responsibilities:
“Hofstadter’s Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.” ~ Douglas R. Hofstadter
Survival of the fittest
This evolutionary giant (human being) had devised the fittest’s survival theory. His take is that whichever era or period earth has seen (from the Stone Age to the Meghalayan), the concept of human behaviour and adaptability remains the same.
“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” ~ Charles Darwin
On Taking Risks
It is important to take action on what is important, and even more important is daring to come out of what is considered our ‘safe space’. Nicknamed “The Greatest,” this revered personality has a great saying on courage and its importance in one’s life.
“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” ~ Muhammad Ali
To get a productive result, it is important to understand what will help reach the ends and what will merely stall time. This actor states that to be successful it is important to first get on stage.
“There’s a tendency to mistake preparation for productivity. You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll the dice you’ll never be successful.” ~ Shia LaBeouf
Things don’t always (actually never) turn out the way they’re planned. This quote will remind us that- to everything we cannot change, there is always not a dead end. Persistence is the ride through it, and the effort we put in, are the wheels.
“Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.” – Michael Jordan
Incomplete Without the Genius
No wall of productivity is ever complete without Albert Einstein’s wisdom. For the ones who look to shortcuts and easy solutions, this one says that even for the geniuses, it is a universal rule that we’ve to stick around for the solutions.
“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” ~ Albert Einstein