Happy Friday! As you wrap-up the work week, it’s a good time to reflect on your job — are you controlling your workday, or is it controlling you? Highly efficient people have one thing in common: they make the most out of every minute throughout the day. So can you.
I’ve always been an advocate for making the best use of time, particularly at the end of the workday — for me, this has always meant tying up those loose ends at the end of my day. I use those last 10-15 minutes of the day to organize my desk, delete old emails, make and prioritize my “to do list” for the next day, and by checking my calendar for upcoming meetings.
By reviewing your to-do / priorities list and checking your calendar, you’re not only closing out your current workday, but you’re also preparing for the next day by seeing what’s on your radar screen. Closing out one day, while reviewing what’s on the agenda for the next day, puts you in control of your workday and not the other way around.
Since no one wants to bring job stress home with them, try the tips in this helpful infographic to better equip you to manage your time:
How to spend the last 10 minutes of your working day [Infographic] by the team at STL