Two of the focuses of my blog are Career Discussions and Professional Skills/Development. In an office setting, what separates individuals who put on a stellar work performance from those who are average and less than satisfactory. The exceptional workers actually do the things the others don’t. The following contributed post is entitled, Guaranteed Ways To Improve Your Business Day.
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Let’s face it; we don’t always enjoy our time at work. We don’t always walk into our office spaces with big smiles on our faces and feelings of joy within our hearts. Sometimes, everything can seem like a real effort, and our attitudes can border on the negative rather than the positive.
We’re sure you can relate to this, and if so, you might consider the following ways to improve your business day.
Go to bed at a decent time
If you burn the candle at both ends and make little effort to get the required amount of sleep you need, you are more likely to wake up in a bad mood and experience the effects of low productivity during the day due to tiredness. If you go to bed at a decent time, on the other hand, you will wake up in a positive mood, have more of a swing to your step when you head to your business, and have more energy to get work done. You will then feel happier when you leave for the day, partly because you will have had a better day because of your positivity, and because you should have less need to work overtime. So, follow these tips for a better night’s sleep, and experience the benefits at work.
Walk into a cleaner office space
Not only will you feel the boost to your mental state if your office space is clean and tidy, but you will be more productive too, as you won’t have to waste time looking for the things you need if your desk and room space is organized. So, before you leave work for the day, have a good clear up beforehand in preperation for the following day. Alternatively, create a cleaning rota for your employees to follow, or hire a commercial cleaning service to do all of the hard work for you. Here’s a link to one such company if you are interested in this idea: https://mcjanitorial.com/commercial-cleaning-services/office-cleaning-services/.
Reduce your workload
Oh sure, there will be things on your to-do list that you have to do yourself, but do you have to do everything in one day? Could you spread your workload across the week to give yourself less of a headache each day? If so, schedule your time wisely, and give yourself a little less to do. Then think about the tasks that don’t have to fall into your remit. Could you delegate some of your to-do lists to others? You might want to embrace outsourcing, for example, especially for those tasks that you despise. Alternatively, delegate to some of your employees, especially if their skills in certain areas are greater than yours.
Follow healthy habits during the day
A healthy breakfast in the morning, and a nutritious lunch, will do much to boost your energy and improve your overall mood state. And if you exercise during your break times, you will have the opportunity to relieve yourself of stresses and reward yourself with instant feelings of happiness. So, be good to yourself during the day by following healthy habits because you will then have a greater capacity to get work done, and have the improved ability to rise to the challenges that are set before you.
We hope you have a wonderful day!