In this episode of The Civil Engineering Podcast, I talk about what a mentoring relationship should look like by providing you with seven steps that you can take to get the most out of a mentoring relationship.
This is a guest blog by Matthew Gaddy
Would you believe me if I told you the only thing between you and the most productive day you’ve had is 30 minutes?
Thirty minutes is all it takes to transition from feeling overwhelmed and stressed out to an engineer who has a plan to be productive and conquer their day.
Keep reading to find out how you can take control over your day, get your most important priorities accomplished, and stay productive.
1. Get to Your Workstation 30 Minutes Early (30 Minutes Till Work)
I know you may have stress about going to work because you feel like you have so much to do and don’t know where to begin, and that’s OK! Prepare yourself before the actual work starts by getting to your workstation 30 minutes early.
This will allow you time to plan out your day without being rushed. By planning your day, you can schedule your success. Creating a plan before work begins allows you to be proactive with productivity instead of simply reacting to outside influences. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”