Making the Best of Bad Days

We all have days where nothing seems to go as planned…  What do you do about it? If you are looking to reduce days like these and increase your overall productivity, Jason Womack has 5 suggestions for you:

  • Keep quick tasks close at hand.
  • Avoid technology blips with practice.
  • Revive your confidence with a deep breath.
  • Anticipate emergencies.
  • Use cancellations as time to think about the big picture.

These are great suggestions, and you can read the full article, linked below.  But these aren’t the only ways to rescue days gone bad.  You can create your own strategies for rescuing your productivity; it just takes some awareness of your own work patterns.  What are your best strategies?  Leave your suggestions in the comments below.

5 Steps to Rescue Your Productivity When Days Go Bad

Have you ever had one of those days? You start off with big plans to be productive. Your calendar is filled with confirmed appointments. Then, nothing seems to go right. Your computer crashes. Your cell phone battery dies and your charger is at home. Someone spills coffee on your shirt just before an important meeting. Your confirmed lunch appointment stands you up.

Don’t worry. Your day is not a total disaster. In fact, you can save your sanity and salvage the day. You just need to re-focus. Here are five easy ways to rescue your day when mishaps threaten to ruin it. Read more…