By Meridith Levinson for CIO

Workplace performance expert Jason Womack says changing the way we do our work to improve our productivity is hard because our processes have become habit, and in many cases these habits have made us successful (even if they drove us to the edge of sanity in the process).

The biggest mistake professionals make when it comes to time management, adds Womack, is continuing to use their time for activities that no longer deserve it.

“They keep going when they should be done,” he says. “They keep typing an email when they’ve already answered a question in the subject line. They keep talking on the phone when they’ve already addressed the purpose of the call. They stay in the meeting room after the meeting points have been covered.”

To prevent you from making those same mistakes, Womack shares six of his most effective time management and productivity boosting tips.

Read them here, or get in touch to talk with your local Prime Strategies Business Advisor.