Axero President and Co-founder, Tim Eisenhauer, talks with Inc. Magazine – 21 Ideas for Getting More Done While Enjoying Your Work.
If you’re going to spend a quarter of your life working you might as well be happy doing it. But it’s the little daily habits that can make or break a work day. That’s according to Tim Eisenhauer, president and co-founder of San Diego software provider Axero Solutions, a company with more than 790,000 customers served by a workforce that’s entirely remote. Here are his ideas on how to be the most motivated and productive version of yourself.
1. Get enough sleep.
No matter how hard you think you’re working, sleep deprivation will disrupt your workday. If you want energy and a good attitude you won’t burn the candle at both ends. Most people need at least seven hours of sleep each night to perform optimally on the job.
2. Ease into work.
When you roll out of bed and start working right away, your brain hasn’t had time to wake up, and you could end up making mistakes. Smart people give themselves time each morning to mentally prepare for the day. Eat a real breakfast, enjoy your coffee or tea, meditate, exercise or read the news.
3. Create a realistic task list. …