Try This Now: The Monday Morning Routine That Makes You Productive All Week

According to a top tech executive, relentless prioritization is key.

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Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Monday mornings may not be your favorite moment of the week, but’s a great time to check in with yourself to make sure you stay on track, productivity-wise, until Friday. Julie Zhuo, former VP of product design at Facebook, spoke with CNBC Make It about how she does it, and her advice is actionable and simple:

“One of the things that helps me the most is sitting down Monday morning and thinking about the week,” she says. “Thinking about, ‘Hey, if it’s Friday afternoon and I’m driving home from work, what do I want to have checked off? What do I want to have done this week that’s going to make me feel really accomplished?’”

In addition, Zhuo writes down her top three goals for the week on a sticky note that she puts on her computer, in a place she can’t ignore. “It’s something that I look at every day throughout the week,” she says. She continues the trend of prioritization all week by consulting her calendar each morning so she knows what’s in store for her that day, then breaks down her goals into smaller tasks to make them more achievable.

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