At the end of each work day, many leave the office or shut down their laptops thinking, “What did I accomplish today” or “Was I productive enough?” One thing that can cut into how productive someone was that day is meetings. Yes, they are absolutely 100% needed; they are where we share ideas, collaborate, make decisions and come together as a group to update one another on the many things our teams juggle on a daily basis. What is not needed is a meeting where time is wasted because of preventable reasons.
It happens. Whether you have summer plans or not, whether you’re returning from a vacation or about to leave for one, during at least one point in the summer, we all get a case of the “lazy work days of summer.” There are ways to avoid feeling lazy or becoming distracted from your work during the summer and can also be used all year around!