If Friday is the day we welcome with excitement and a big sigh of contentment, Sunday night is the time when we mentally brace ourselves for the workweek that lies ahead.
But there’s nothing to dread about Monday morning–especially if you make a point of doing these five simple things:
Give yourself time.
It’s so easy as a leader to pack your day full of meetings. Although I meet with our senior executive staff first thing every Monday morning, I also think it’s important to cordon off some time that day just for thinking. A blank spot on your calendar that’s reserved for creative brainstorming–not actual work products or Facebook procrastination–at the start of the week is a great idea if you can swing it. See what bubbles up.
Who kills it on Mondays? You do, starting now. Beat back the blahs with these easy steps.