How you know whether you are productive or not?
Productivity is the output as results per unit of input as a labor, equipment, and capital.
Another one explanation of productivity can be how much work we have done in specific time unit. For example, how much products we produce in one day, or how much articles we write in two hours, or how much words we can read in one hour…
Every day we make a list with lot of things that we need to do for that day. If your workday is 8 hours if you finish everything on your list, you can say that you have very productive day.
But, it is not true. What, about our wrong expectation for our working day? What if we can do more than the list of tasks for the particular day?
If we take into the consideration other things, we will have very different view of our own productivity. For example, I work from 09:00 AM until 17:00AM, for particular day I have five tasks on my to-do list, and my day looks something like this: