5 Things You Should Stop Doing to Be More Productive

In a world of instant and on-demand, it feels like there's an ever-growing mountain of tasks to attend. We need to respond to somebody's email, finish up a project tomorrow, and of course, spend time with friends and family -- if there's any time left.

The more work we have in front of us, the easier it is to get into a frantic state of mind. Our brains get frazzled, and we end up working on counterproductive tasks simply because they're in front of us.

The interesting thing about being productive, though, is that it's about becoming selective about what you do -- not stacking on more tasks.

Here are a few things you should stop doing to get more done....