Life is made of distractions. Before you read this entire article, you will be turned away or distracted by an ad on a website, your phone, your TV, a colleague, pet, etc. The point is, productivity can increase when distractions decrease. This, mixed with applying the 80/20 principle, will allow you to accomplish massive gains in the areas that are the most important to you. Below are 3 steps that have helped me to increase my productivity and may help you increase yours.