How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Work Day (Infographic)

These last few minutes can help you re-energize and prep for tomorrow.
How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Work Day (Infographic)
Image credit: pixdeluxe | Getty Images

Franchise Your Business

Schedule a FREE one-on-one session with one of our Franchise Advisors today and we’ll help you start building your franchise organization.
2 min read

The last 10 minutes of your day can also be the most crucial. It’s a time where you can prep for the next day, organize your workspace, sign out of email and reflect on what you achieved in the past eight hours. In the end, you should feel confident and proud when you walk out of the office.

Related: 5 Daily Habits That Will Increase Your Productivity Levels

There are a number of different ways you can wisely spend those last few minutes of your work day. For starters, don’t try to cram in a new project or take on a big task. Instead, begin winding down and setting yourself up for success the following day. To prep, craft tomorrow’s to-do list, checking off everything that you completed today so you have a clear of what’s ahead.

Related: 5 Habits of Successful People Before 8 a.m.

To reduce any anxieties or stress, organize your -- having an organized desk can boost productivity and help you think clearly. Sign out of your work email and chat, so you will let your mind disconnect, leaving all work-related matters at the office. Lastly, you can also spend those few minutes thinking and reflecting on the day. What was your biggest achievement? What do you hope to improve?

To learn more, check out STL’s below.

More from Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Select: A Fund For Entrepreneurs, By Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs require more than just money, which is why we aim to empower you, as well as act as a catalyst for value creation.

Make sure you’re covered if an employee gets injured at work by
  • Providing us with basic information about your business
  • Verifying details about your business with one of our specialists
  • Speaking with an agent who is specifically suited to insure your business
Discover a better way to hire freelancers. From business to marketing, sales, finance, design, technology, and more, we have the freelancers you need to tackle your most important work and projects, on-demand.

Latest on Entrepreneur