How I Stay Productive: Jim Hetherton

30/3/2015 |

The Think Productive blog offers different ideas on how you can increase your productivity on a daily basis, but we thought it would help to show you how our favourite Productivity Ninjas apply these tips to their daily lives.

JimJim Hetherton

Occupation: Ninja

Company: Think Productive

Location: Yorkshire

Other job titles in life: Husband, Father, Mentor, Coach, Teacher, Church Leader

What’s important about your workspace? 

Light, and with two work levels, one must be standing up! As sitting is the new smoking!

Which ninja characteristic have you got nailed the most?

Unorthodoxy and Stealth and Camouflage

Which ninja characteristic are you still working on the most?

Ruthlessness  -I’m still too nice with others.

Which apps could you not live without?

Balanced – Pacer – Dropbox – Tube Map

What’s your favourite piece of stationary?

Bic pen with 4 colours

When in the day do you have the most proactive attention?

Between 6 – 10am

What’s your trick for when you’re tired or struggling with attention in the day?


What’s your best advice for reducing stress?


What’s your email regime?

I process my emails three times a day.

What’s your favourite way to take a break in the middle of the day?

Stop, walk and eat real food.

What’s the secret to your productivity?

JFDI – Just flipping do it!

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