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Managing Your Time: Planning and Prioritizing for Success by Laura Stack

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Plan the Next Day at Night

I’d like to recommend that you plan before you leave work each day.  In other words, as the last thing you do, think about tomorrow, based on what has happened in your day.  Most people don’t do this type of evening planning.  Most people are morning planners.  They get to work, look at their calendars, and determine what’s on the agenda for the day, based on what wasn’t completed from the day before and what’s coming up.  I would like for you to do this before you leave, while it’s fresh in your mind.  There are some key reasons why this is important to do.

 

1. It will help you compartmentalize work and home.  Many people ask, “How do I shut off work?  How do I actually go home and “be” home and feel like I’m no ...

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