My sweet spot for getting stuff crossed of my to do list at work is 4 to 6 p.m. I find the end of day quiet, the time to dig in and focus on projects and tasks. I love to cross things off my list. But staying late every night means that by the time I get home and think about supper, it means we are eating at 8 p.m. or not eating well – it’s too easy to pick up the phone and have a pizza delivered.
Number 5 of 15 Secrets of Successful People Know About Time Management is “make it home for dinner.” My goal for the next few weeks is to make it home for dinner at least twice a week. And since my sink is clean (still – week 2 – I’m on my way to a new habit), I have a 15 minute head start!
My next challenge is #7 – only look at email three times a day…but that is another day!