How to best use your first hour at work

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Want to know how to use the first hour of your workday to increase productivity and reduce overwhelm? Then our latest how-to visual guide is for you!

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How to best use your first hour at work

  1. 1. 3 steps to best use your 1st hour at work
  2. 2. Your 1st hour at work makes all the difference
  3. 3. Why?
  4. 4. It’s the crux of your productivity
  5. 5. It sets your day’s tempo
  6. 6. It helps you focus on what matters
  7. 7. It’s Time to use your 1st hour wisely!
  8. 8. in just 3 steps Here’S HOW
  9. 9. Step 1
  10. 10. Resist your email
  11. 11. Do this...Don t even open your’ email inbox ­­—­­ Train your workmates not to expect email responses first thing ­­— If it s urgent, you ll’ ’ get a call!
  12. 12. Step 2
  13. 13. Do the big boring stuff first
  14. 14. Do this...Close your door or find a quiet space to work — Do the task you dread first — Focus on real, quality work
  15. 15. Now you ve got’ at least 1 thing done!
  16. 16. Now everything else doesn’t look so bad!
  17. 17. Step 3
  18. 18. Plan the rest of your day
  19. 19. Do this... Identify 2 other priorities for the day ­­—­­ Write them down (Yes, just 2 things!) ­­—­­ Block time in your schedule to do them
  20. 20. And do them!
  21. 21. Let’s recap
  22. 22. recap Step 2: Do the big, boring stuff first Step 1: Resist your email Step 3: Plan the rest of your day
  23. 23. That’s how to best use your 1st hour at work!
  24. 24. That’s how to get stuff done!
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  30. 30. Image credits Slide 4: Working Time iconoci, from The Noun Project Slide 5: Speed Tim Boelaars, from the Noun Project Slide 6: Eye Christian Tabacco, from the Noun Project Slide 10: Mail Anand A Nair India 2011, from the Noun Project Slide13: Fast Food Laurent Patain France 2010, from the Noun Project Slide 18: Map Atelier Iceberg France, from the Noun Project Slide 28 & 29: Click Rohan Gupta, from the Noun Project Thanks!
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