Starting Strong - Setting up Your Week for Success

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Another Monday is here again, a fresh week in a new month, making it the first Monday of the second half of the year. This means that it is an important day in many ways, and it presents us the opportunity to execute ideas, chase prospective clients, attend classes and prepare for exams and chase the newly set goals we have identified ahead of Q3. Mondays are absolutely great opportunities to advance ourselves in our careers, and academic pursuits alike, it is only those that approach it with every ounce of seriousness that ultimately makes significant progress in their pursuit.

A lot of people dread Mondays, and I believe that is because they don’t approach Mondays with a serious demeanour. I love Mondays for several reasons, that is because I plan for it and make sure Monday’s work hard for me, simply because that outcome of my Mondays, sets the tone for the rest of the week. It is hard to have a productive Monday, and have the remainder of the week ineffective and lacklustre. So Mondays are more important than we think they are, we have to learn how to utilize them effectively, and have them work for our own benefit.

Here are some things we can do to make our Mondays more productive.

Plan Your Day

With the use of a To-Do list or an organiser, highlight tasks you need to accomplish before the end of the day, ensure to itemize them based on priority levels, starting with the most important, to the least important. Make sure you list items that are very crucial to the success to the overarching reason you work or school, and it could be incremental phases that you can build on. For example, you might have collected a list of new prospective clients you want to contact, I would put contacting these clients as the number one item on my list because the outcome of this phone calls of a visit will shape the entire week.

Items, like checking and replying emails can come much later in the day, you are meant to start your day with energy demanding tasks, that will have a huge impact on your work for the day. Planning is nothing without execution, during execution, the lifeblood of carrying out pre-defined tasks is time. Time is of utmost importance, allot specific time frame for tasks, and be very crucial to how you spend your time accomplishing these tasks.

Only spend time on important tasks, tasks that will contribute to the overall success of your day, stolen moments can be spent attending to tasks of little importance, and based on the outcome, can be allocated to another time, further in the future.

Make Success a Habit

Habits are really powerful patterns that have a strong control over the way we behave, which explains why smokers and drinkers find it incredibly hard to quit such destructive habit because it is embedded deep in their subconscious. But positive habits are great on the other hand, they mean you get to do things that are actually fulfilling and rewarding. And if you keep repeating this pattern regularly, over time, they become part of you and then embedded into your subconscious. Say you’re a freelance graphic designer for instance, and whenever you execute a job, you value feedback, whether constructive or destructive, you appreciate customers feedback and you strive to always deliver high-quality work that your customers demand.

You notice over time, this designer will get better and better, because of his customer-centric approach to his job, he will get better referrals because he relates better with his clients; this will automatically translate to better pay and more success for him. And at the end of the day, you can easily say he has a successful habit.


Life Hack - Steps to Plan your Week

AFM - Weekly Plan

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postingan yang sangat bagus dan luar biasa kawan,semoga dirimu sukses selalu,dan sehat selalu bg @yandot


Terimakasih telah membaca postingan saya ;)

Hari Senin adalah hari pertama masuk kerja setelah libur hari Minggu, i hate Monday itu adalah istilah sekarang yang sering orang ucapkan.
Sayabpribadi sangat suka dengan hari Senin yaitu hari yang menyenangkan bagi kita setelah libur. Di hari libur kita bisa menghilangkan penat dan pergi rekreasi bersama teman, sahabat maupun keluarga. So hari Senin kita bisa membuat rencana untuk memulai kerja dengan memotivasi diri bekerja dengan baik untuk mencapai sukses.
Artikel yang bagus @yandot. I like monday.👍


Itu benar sekali , Hari senin merupakan suasana baru dan hari yang baru juga melakukan aktivitas yang seperti biasanya .
Terimakasih sudah membaca @aronnaawe

it takes time to build yourself to get success as a habit. Well, we should keep trying with our hard work and spending more time to improve ourself. When we are ready and our skill support us then the success could be act like our habit :)


Thanks for your reading! Great feedback :)

Thank for motivation my best friend @yandot semoga kesuksesan selalu menyertaimu


Thanks for your support always brother :)

Semoga sukses selalu bangyan salam kompak dalam steemian, salam sejah tera dari saya, untuk @yandot


Wow terimakasih banyak bang atas dukungannya :)

That's true @yandot
Everyday is our day. Use the time to push our activity that can strengthen our success. Getting success is not easy, but we need more power to reach it.

Salam sukses buat kita semua


Sacrifice does not betray the results :) keep spirit!


And the result can be taken by the people who want to try :) keep spirit and strong

Thanks For Motivation brother @yandot
Good Luck, Met


Thanks for you reading:)


U ar welcome brother

Hello @yandot

Very informative post. Though it isn't easy to make success a habit and continuously dedicate oneself to actions that seek to achieve success, it is is a worthwhile effort especially when one has recorded concrete achievements.

This post will surely be very helpful to those interested in being successful


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Thanks for your great feedback! Hopefully they will hard work to get successful in steemit :)

Ok. Berencana biar nyasarnya ga terlalu jauh :)