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How Successful People Manage Their Real Travel

How Successful People Manage Their Real Travel

We all need breaks and reach some point with our work we just need to take a trip away from everything. Some who want to travel do not know how to manage their travel. Well, here is how successful people manage their travel.

They travel to fit their personal style

Do you like your travel to be best done by air on water? Successful chose what traveling will fit their personal style. Instead of becoming burnt out by traveling they pick what works for them. Whether they will be on a coast or at sea, they make sure they have planned what to do that won’t be mentally and physically exhausting but refreshing.

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They delegate their work

They know that they may not be available or reachable when they are traveling so they delegate as much work as possible to who they feel can take charge in their absence. Delegating as much work as possible gives them the opportunity to test the leadership skill of their employees or their team members while they are gone.

They travel during major holidays

There are major holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or Independence to schedule your trip. Successful people know that the workload is lighter during such period. It saves them the anxiety of knowing that their work would have piled up while they are away and they returning to see them.

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They take a day off before they depart and when they return

They don’t just head off on a traveling trip directly from work. They buffer their trip by taking a day off before they leave and when they return. That is why best to travel during weekends and return during weekends. This gives you the time to rest before they return to the office on Monday.

They balance work and play

A vacation is for relaxation. But, yes, you may ever certain activities that will engage you mentally and physically. It is important not to stretch yourself thin because you want to embrace all the fun. Successful give their selves a break when they travel, this is a period when they rest and recharge their bodies.

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They detox from their devices

You do not need all the devices to distract you when you travel. Pick only the things you need. Packing your Kindle, iPad, Macbook Air, Blackberry, and iPhone can make your trip become overwhelming with distractions and information you do not really need. Take a break from staring at your screens, at least some of them. Your brain will embrace this period of release from these devices.

They take a camera

A camera would serve more purpose during a trip rather than a phone. A phone comes with its distraction. But a camera is just ideal to get the different type of images you want to capture.

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They inform everyone in advance

Whether it’s your clients, staffs or workmates, do well to inform others about your travel plans. By informing persons you will less likely be looked for or hunted when you are beginning to have fun during your trip.

They pack everything they need

There is no point in packing your baggage and make it seem you are relocating or moving to a new city. Too many things will also make your baggage heavy. Also you shouldn’t take few things and start regretting when you get to your destination. Pack those things that you will need exactly.

They learn about their destination

Whether it is by reaching out to experts in where they are headed to or getting a map of the city, successful people learn about their destination. They find out how the locals respond to visitors and what they will be eating when they get there. By doing this they can save time and energy because they know how their time will be spent when they get to their destination.

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Last Updated on May 24, 2019

How to Be Productive at Home and Make Every Day a Productive Day

How to Be Productive at Home and Make Every Day a Productive Day

If you’ve ever wondered how to be productive at home or how you could possibly have a more productive day, look no further.

Below you’ll find six easy tips that will help you make the most out of your time:

1. Create a Good Morning Routine

One of the best ways to start your day is to get up early and eat a healthy breakfast.

CEOs and other successful people have similar morning routines, which include exercising and quickly scanning their inboxes to find the most urgent tasks.[1]

You can also try writing first thing in the morning to warm up your brain[2] (750 words will help with that). But no matter what you choose to do, remember to create good morning habits so that you can have a more productive day.

If you aren’t sure how to make morning routine work for you, this guide will help you:

The Ultimate Morning Routine to Make You Happy And Productive All Day

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2. Prioritize

Sometimes we can’t have a productive day because we just don’t know where to start. When that’s the case, the most simple solution is to list everything you need to get accomplished, then prioritize these tasks based on importance and urgency.

Week Plan is a simple web app that will help you prioritize your week using the Covey time management grid. Here’s an example of it:[3]

    If you get the most pressing and important items done first, you will be able to be more productive while keeping stress levels down.

    Lifehack’s CEO, Leon, also has great advice on how to prioritize. Take a look at this article to learn more about it:

    How to Prioritize Right in 10 Minutes and Work 10X Faster

    3. Focus on One Thing at a Time

    One of the biggest killers of productivity is distractions. Whether it be noise or thoughts or games, distractions are a barrier to any productive day. That’s why it’s important to know where and when you work best.

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    Need a little background noise to keep you on track? Try working in a coffee shop.

    Can’t stand to hear even the ticking of a clock while writing? Go to a library and put in your headphones.

    Don’t be afraid to utilize technology to make the best of your time. Sites like [email protected] and Simply Noise can help keep you focused and productive all day long.

    And here’s some great apps to help you focus: 10 Online Apps for Better Focus

    4. Take Breaks

    Focusing, however, can drain a lot of energy and too much of it at once can quickly turn your productive day unproductive.

    To reduce mental fatigue while staying on task, try using the Pomodoro Technique. It requires working on a task for 25 minutes, then taking a short break before another 25 minute session.

    After four “pomodoro sessions,” be sure to take a longer break to rest and reflect.

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    I like to work in 25 and 5 minute increments, but you should find out what works best for you.

    5. Manage Your Time Effectively

    A learning strategies consultant once told me that there is no such thing as free time, only unstructured time.

    How do you know when exactly you have free time?

    By using the RescueTime app, you can see when you have free time, when you are productive, and when you actually waste time.

    With this data, you can better plan out your day and keep yourself on track.

    Moreover, you can increase the quality of low-intensity time. For example, reading the news while exercising or listening to meeting notes while cooking. Many of the mundane tasks we routinely accomplish can be paired with other tasks that lead to an overall more productive day.

    A bonus tip, even your real free time can be used productively, find out how:

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    20 Productive Ways to Use Your Free Time

    6. Celebrate and Reflect

    No matter how you execute a productive day, make sure to take time and celebrate what you’ve accomplished. It’s important to reward yourself so that you can continue doing great work. Plus, a reward system is an incredible motivator.

    Additionally, you should reflect on your day in order to find out what worked and what didn’t. Reflection not only increases future productivity, but also gives your brain time to decompress and de-stress.

    Try these 10 questions for daily self reflection.

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