As tough as it may be to keep up with the demands of your job, staying productive can be even more challenging. With constant email notifications and a never-ending stream of tasks, it can feel like there’s no end in sight. Fortunately, intelligent leaders know that setting boundaries and creating structure is key to staying productive. After all, if you don’t have time for unproductive activities, you won’t have time for anything else.

      With this in mind, we asked CEOs and other leaders what they do to stay productive and avoid wasting their valuable time. Please keep reading to learn what these leaders do differently from others, and discover some of their best tips for staying productive at work.