How does your typical day look like? How much time do you spend or waste on mindlessly scrolling through social media, binge-watching Netflix, checking your emails, focusing on judging others, choosing what to cook for dinner, trying to figure out what to wear and doing other stuff that just doesn’t matter? And more importantly, how much time you could save if you just stop doing the things you really don’t need to do and focus on what really matters? Do some quick math, look at the numbers and see how many hours do you waste each day on things that don’t add value to your life? Numbers don’t lie, people lie with numbers. While creative accounting can make you feel better, bear in mind that you are only lying to yourself. If you want to succeed you need to ditch bad habits that prevent you from reaching your goals. You need to stop wasting your time on useless things and improve your personal effectiveness. If you want to succeed in almost everything you need to learn how to obtain absolute focus and maximize the time you have so that you will be able to get more things done in less time. It’s that simple! Success is not about having specific skills, secret knowledge or decades of experience but about focus and creativity. Both of these things, mixed with a little bit of positive energy and personal happiness are the key to success. And believe me or not, you already have everything you need to reach your professional and personal goals: You just need to unlock the full potential of your mind and start maximizing results. And if you need some help, here are my 5-step method to maximize your productivity and get more things done in less time.