We spend most of our lives at work unless we are really looking into our life balance. In today’s infographic, we look into good advice which can help us to get more productive in our workday.
Did you ever think about it how you start your busy working day, and the more interesting question may be how do you end it?
For many entrepreneurs and professionals, those two times of day can be the most hectic or frenzied of the entire workday.
creating an intentional routine for the first and last moments of your workday can help increase your performance and satisfaction at work. An infographic by small-business lender Fundera offers 10 techniques you can use to make those times of day less stressful and more productive.
During the first 15 minutes be mindful and set the tone for productivity.
DO: Make a list of the tasks you wish to accomplish throughout the day in order of importance. DON’T: Immediately get distracted responding to emails and others’ requests.
By zeroing in on your n1ost important assignments, you’ll be able to focus on the work that really matters.
2. Take a step back.
DO: Take a few deep breaths and think about the big picture to get centered. DON’T: Dive right into your to-do list.
Spending just three to five minutes in meditation has been shown to lower stress levels throughout the day.
3. Drink a glass of water
DO: Start your day off with hydration to increase productivity throughout the day. DON’T: Pour a cup of coffee until you’ve had a cup of water.
Staying hydrated has been shown to result in a 14% increase in productivity, yet most professionals aren’t drinking enough water.
Read the full infographic on the other 7 bits of advice which will bring you successfully through the day and more important get you ready for the next day.
Making small changes to your daily routine can help you build habits that will allow you to be the best professional possible. Let us know which of the things helped you the most to get into the gears for your workday. Share it with your peers below in our commenting section.