Everyone’s always searching for a way to make work easier. And there’s no shortage of tips, tricks, and hacks designed to help with that goal.
But the one that works for me day-in and day-out is automating repetitive tasks. The idea behind doing this is that it’ll save your mental energy for projects that actually require deep thinking and focus.
You’re probably thinking, that sounds great, but how do I do it?
All you need to do is build a cheat sheet.
The easiest and most useful sheet contains items you commonly copy and paste. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in either. If you use a computer for your job, there are probably several things you regularly have to search for before you can complete a task.
For me, it’s a few different lines of HTML code that I frequently need for uploading articles to The Muse.