Find out the 5 best ways to be productive that you can implement today. Productivity is something that can be improved and I’ve provided the formula to do that. Production happens when thoughts, ideas, information, and knowledge (inputs) leave the mind and turn into something else through actions (output). The output can be in the form of words on a page, an edited photo, a new home, or anything else being created. These creations provide value for yourself and others.