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What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

by Alicia Leonard | Sep 12, 2012
How much does the first hour of every day matter? As it turns out, a lot. It can be the hour you see everything clearly, get one real thing done, and focus on the human side of work rather than your task list.

September 13, 2012

Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home room, and it went away after high school. But many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room every day. You should too.

The first hour of the workday goes a bit differently for Craig Newmark of Craigslist, David Karp of Tumblr, motivational speaker Tony Robbins, career writer (and Fast Company blogger) Brian Tracy, and others, and they’ll tell you it makes a big difference. Here are the first items on their daily to-do list. More

Purdy, K. (August 22, 2012) What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day. Retrieved September 13, 2012 from http://www.fastcompany.com/3000619/what-successful-people-do-first-hour-their-work-day 

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