Meetings & Conventions: Short Cuts March 2000
Short Cuts:BETTER YET
Looking to shave 15 minutes or more from your
morning routine? Try these strategies, compiled with the help of
Donald E. Wetmore, president of The Productivity Institute in
Plan your wardrobe. Lay out clothing and
accessories the night before. Have young kids choose their outfits
at night, too.
Set the coffeemaker. Invest in one with a
timer. Set it up at night so your java is ready when you wake.
Eat at the office. Keep milk in the office
fridge and a box of cereal in your desk.
Make lunches by night. If you bring your lunch
-- a good way to save time during the day -- get it ready before
bed. Pack kids' lunches in the evening, too. Older children should
pack their own lunches.
Keep the TV off. If you are the type who will
be gripped by an interesting story and unable to continue dressing
while listening, do not turn on your favorite morning show.
Get up earlier. It might seem like a last
resort, but "an extra half-hour will help you get organized," says
Wetmore. "You'll be able to get more done without feeling
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