Be organized. Sort your things, de-clutter your drawers, and arrange your files. Doing such physical activity is simple and takes less time.
But did you know how significant the action could be? Opportunities sometimes come surprisingly that the most organized among people often take the edge. Opportunities that call swift and immediate action and response often come, so you should always be ready to have the necessary and useful data at hand. Likewise, you should maintain organization in the schedule. Time management is one way on how you could spare time to wait and attend to urgent matters and opportunities.
Strive to give the best in every action. You should condition yourself to practice the standard. In every action and responsibility you do, make sure you do them accurately, effectively, and diligently. Your work would be proof of your competence and reliability. If you get used to doing standard and quality outputs, you would never get away with that habit. In turn, prospective clients or employers would recognize you for that. Productivity would come with quality. Opportunities would open their doors to you more often.
Be results-oriented. Nothing will come close to having clear aims and goals. You may be highly competitive and competent, but for sure, your drive and motivation may not be as strong and determined if you do not have firm, realizable, or practical goals in mind. Let such goals be your guide as you strive to keep within the path to success.
On top of all these, a positive disposition surely would help. If you are optimistic about your job and all opportunities that may arise, for sure, you would not get tired and weary of being productive and effective. You could further bolster your productivity by adapting a good perception of the work you do. Stop complaining about compensation. When working on a project or task, intend to give it your best shot.