Ending the Work Day on a Good Note

It’s commonly said that having a productive morning will lead to an overall successful workday. The same can also be said for ending the day on a productive note—the following day can be just as rewarding.

To keep the next morning from starting off on the wrong foot, review (or make) a to-do list for the following day—it’s easier to accomplish tasks if you know what’s coming. Review your schedule to see which meetings or conference calls are on the docket. Organizing and cleaning up your workspace will also help you start the next day with a clean slate.

It’s easy to get caught up in work and take it home with you by thinking or worrying about a daunting task list, but in order to keep a healthy work-life balance, it’s important to be able to disconnect from work life and leave stress at the door as you leave. Taking a mental break from the office—and getting a good night’s sleep—can help replenish your energy and boost productivity when you step back into the office.