Three ways for Busy Contract Training Professionals to Gear Up for Tomorrow

Fri, May 01,2015 @ 10:39 AM
by Dr. Layne J. Harpine |
  1. iStock_000022219039_SmallOrganize tomorrow, today.
Just before you leave for home, take some time to look at your calendar and determine what the work is for tomorrow and what order that work should be done in. If you need to, schedule appointments with yourself to get certain work done – otherwise, interruptions will derail your productivity. Do the work you like the least first.
  1. Read a book before sleeping.
This gives you two things: One is that it fills your mind with positive things before sleep. This will help you relax and will fill the mind with good things. It will also get you away from the computer screen upon the last hour before bed - which if not done, will affect your sleep. An even better notch up is to turn your phone off and to dim or cover all LED lights in your bedroom. All these steps will help improve the quality of your sleep; which will in turn, improve your productivity the next day.
  1. Lay out your shoes for a morning walk or jog.
Early morning exercise is more likely to happen if you roll out of bed and get your exercise clothes on before you actually wake up. Just tell yourself you’ll do ten minutes. Most days, the walk or run will feel so good you’ll keep going. This early morning boost will keep your metabolism up for hours and will help you get some “me time” in before you reach the office.

These three tips can help you get your sales day off to a better start and can help you rest up and recharge during the hours you’ve set aside for sleep. If you miss a day, don’t worry. It’s what you do 90 percent of the time that defines your life!

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