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For every meeting you manage, stop 10 minutes early today. Ask participants to use the time to start working on one of their action items instead. Everyone will get more done and be better prepared for the next status update.
Drink eight glasses of water today
We’re most productive when we’re well hydrated. This is true even when you add in the couple extra trips to the bathroom. You’ll have more energy, have fewer food cravings, and get more done.
Document your routine today
You waste time in ways you can't see unless you write your activities. Take a few minutes throughout the day today to jot down the typical steps in your routine. At the end of the day, reflect on the entire process and find one or two things you could combine or eliminate to make your day run more efficiently.
Set your alarm for 15 minutes earlier and use the time to work on one of your big annual goals. With just this little block of time, you can get in a quick workout, plan healthy meals for the week, write in your journal, or read a professional journal to keep your skills sharp. Make up the 15 minutes of sleep by going to bed earlier tonight.
Don’t check your email first thing in the morning
Reading email can disrupt your morning routine and cause you to change your priorities. When you respond to email, you’re in reactive mode and address other people’s issues. Email can wait until after you’ve had a chance to make progress on the tasks most important to you.