Listen Now: 9 Mistakes You’re Probably Making That Ruin Your Workday
Aiming for a good day at work? Focus on the first ten minutes.
Like to kick things off with a cup of coffee in the morning? That extra jolt might actually slow you down. Or do you tackle your inbox as soon as you get to the office? Jumping right in might leave you overwhelmed come lunchtime.
According to ResumeIO.com, there are nine mistakes people make in the first ten minutes that can ruin their entire day.
For example, drink your first cup of coffee between ten and noon or two and five PM. This is when your cortisol levels are lowest, meaning your body is less stressed and can better handle the caffeine.
Avoid sitting in your chair when you first get to work. Multiple studies show that standing helps you gain more control and power over your situation, so go for a short walk or take advantage of a standing desk.
For more ways to start your day, check out the full article now.
There’s plenty of time to waste later in the day.
CBS News Radio national business journalist Brian Banmiller has spent more than 40 years in the news industry, covering business, politics and the economy on television, radio and in print. Currently, his “Banmiller on Business” reports are delivered to an audience of millions nationwide.
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