Overall, in your work, you need to:
- Set up the right ways / SYSTEMS for doing things
- Use the best tools
- Learn self-discipline and maintain it (constant checking of your behaviour & pinching yourself)
For the individual it's about eliminating time wasting; for a group there are many other issues to consider to do with delegation, communication, management etc.
The aspects of productivity that I'm most interested in considering are summarised here...