Do you ever feel like the whole day got away from you? Here are a few simple tricks to help you make the most of your busy day.
Get started with a quick review.
Every morning review your to-do list and prioritize.
Have an action plan for paperwork.
If it requires action, act on it. If it needs to be filed, file it. If it's not needed, throw it away.
Check email only a few times a day.
Establish set times during the day and turn off visual or audio cues.
Stay focused and avoid multitasking
When you focus on one task, you're more accurate and efficient.
Make the most of technology.
Use your computer's calendar function to alert you to meetings and deadlines.
At the end of the day, make a list for tomorrow.
Check today's list and start a to-do list for tomorrow.
This blog post was originally posted on the Smead Organamics blog
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