3 Minutes Rule of Productivity | Guide to Productivity Mastery

3 Minutes Rule of Productivity is the Time Management System created by to increase productivity, focus and clarity, while reducing mental burdens of the subconscious mind.

“Being productive is hard, but it shouldn’t be the case.”

Structured in the way of how our mind works consciously and subconsciously. The 3-Minutes Rule of Productivity is a simple rule that allow us to get things done fast and effectively.

How effective?

Get approx. 20 times more things done than any of your peers at work.

Interested? Let’s read on…

3 Minutes Rule of Productivity

The Rule

Principle on 3-Minutes Rule of Productivity:

“If a task can be done within 3-Minutes, no matter the priority, complete it first.’

3-Minutes Rule of Productivity is a Time Management System created by Antony C. to tackle the overwhelming task we have to do as a working professional.

Many professionals are often overwhelm with a number of tasks we have to complete.

Even when we are not actively thinking about the tasks we have to complete, part of our subconscious mind will keep working to remind us about the unfinished task.

This open loop in our mind crippled our sense to focus and decrease our productivity.

Our inability to focus will hinder our ability to complete the task at hand and increase the number of mistakes we make when completing our work.

Correcting these mistakes cost time, time which can be used much more effectively if we use the 3-Minutes Rule of Productivity.

Ask yourself:

Have you ever experience a time when you are completing an important write-up, but your eyes keep looking at that document that you should have passed to the HR department down the hallway of the office.

The thought of having things undone will linger in your mind during the whole process of you trying to complete your write-up.

Not only you are not able to concentrate in the important task at hand, your wondering mind will cause you to make more typo-logical mistakes and hinders your progress.

Furthermore, even after an hour of working, you will still have that pile of documents lying around to be completed.

This sounds like a typical day of work for most working professionals.

Not only, you will feel demotivated that you have not completed anything after an hour of work. Many are unable to focus on the work you are desperately trying to complete.

If your subconscious mind keep wondering, you will not be able to focus. Which eventually, affect your quality of work as well as your productivity at work.

3-Minutes Rule in Action

Adopt the 3-Minutes Rule of Productivity and complete any task that can be completed within 3-Minutes.

What you should do in the previous example, 

Simply, pass that document to your HR department before start on your work. This takes one task off your subconscious mind, so that you can focus on your work.

If you have 5 of these ‘small’ task to be completed for the day, you can simply finish all these 5 ‘small’ task before you start your main work.

In just 15 minutes (3 minutes * 5 small task), you will have lessen the burden of your mind by 5 task.

By simply following the 3-Minutes Rule of Productivity, you are now able to concentrate on your work without your subconscious mind wondering around.

Not only the quality of your work is better because you are much more focus, you complete more things in a day.

Why 3 Minutes?

You might be asking,

“Why is it a 3-Minutes Rule of Productivity, not 5-Minutes, or 1-Minute?”

The answer is simple.

If longer than 3-minutes…

Any task that goes above 3-minutes feels like it will take a long time. They will feel that, the ‘small’ task takes too much effort, and much too long to complete.

Thus, instead of completing the ‘small’ task first, they will avoid doing it totally.

If shorter than 1 minute…

A 3-minutes Rule allows you to complete any small task you can complete within 3 minutes, that includes task that can be completed in 1 minutes (60 seconds).

If it is a 1-Minute Rule, that are just so few items that you can complete within 1-Minute, which make the rule quite useless.

3-Minutes Rule of Productivity

3-Minutes Rule of Productivity is the perfect time because it balance between the type of task you can complete within 3-Minutes. And the your mind’s ability to focus even after completion of the ‘small’ task.

How the 3-Minute Rule of Productivity can Change Your Life?

In an hour, there is 60 minutes. If you are using the 3-Minute Rules of Productivity to complete all the small stuff first. You are able to get 20 items off your to-do-list in just an hour.

3-Minutes Rule of Productivity allow you to get 20 items off you mind so that you can concentrate on that one important item.

This can definitely helps you to improve your productivity.

Lower stress, higher productivity will make you become successful faster.

Final Thoughts

“If the task at hand can be done within 3-Minutes, no matter the priority, complete it first.’

3-Minutes Rule of Productivity will help you keeping your sanity in this fast paced world.

By following this simple rule, you may find yourself not only completing the long list of task in your mind, but you may find yourself having less stress and a better mental health.

You can be working in your office, or work from home, the 3-Minutes Rule of Productivity will help you get more things done in a shorter time.

Our Challenge: Practice the 3-Minutes Rule of Productivity today and tell us in the comments how your life change in a week time.

Join over 3,000+ achievers who are committed to achieve their goals! 

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