Definition: a state of heightened activity (or concentration) especially in order to achieve something; to push or carry to excess; an intense state of activity or productivity
The key term in the definition is productivity. How productive are you based on the amount of effort you expend?
Several years ago, a study was conducted to determine what were the key contributors that made some people hyper-effective. Through 7 years and over 197,000 professionals from various industries, there were two critical factors discovered that made all the difference between ultimate performance and anything less. Before we get into the key factors, let’s look at the ranking system.