10 Ways To Start Your Workweek Off Right To Avoid A Case Of The Mondays
Yes it is Tuesday, but these tips will help you avoid kick start your week when ever you start it.
It is always a little challenging starting a new workweek. A large majority of people stay up a little too late on Sunday night, neglect to do any work over the weekend and drift into the office tired and irritable. The average person will arrive to the office at about 9:20 a.m. or later. They share tall tales of their weekend adventures with their colleagues, go out to get a cup of coffee, take a restroom break and proceed to check their social media to see what's going on. At about 10:30 a.m., they start to think about working. By 11:15 a.m., plans are being made for lunch. As you can imagine, this is not a recipe for success. It is a detrimental pattern that is easy for us all to fall into.
- Once in the office, avoid the pervasive and distracting idle chitchat and gossip. Dive into the plan that you made the night before.
- Ideally, you should have checked emails Sunday night to get a jump on any important issues. If not, start right away.
- Eat the frog first-meaning take on the tasks you hate to get it done quickly and not have it hang over your head all day long.
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