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Most Productive Day of the Week? Tuesday

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RISMEDIA, Feb. 19, 2008-(MCT)-Tuesday is the most productive day of the week for workers. At least that’s according to a recent survey of 150 senior executives from the nation’s 1,000 largest companies.

The survey by Accountemps found that 57% favored Tuesday, compared with 12% for Monday and 11% each for Wednesday and Thursday.

It was no surprise that Friday was considered the least productive day of the week with 3%.

Elizabeth Albright, coordinator of academic operations at Towson University’s College of Business and Economics, says she gets the most work done between Tuesday and Thursday — and in the mornings, too.

“Monday is definitely catch-up time and trying to plan for the week and making sure you have things lined up,” she says. “And the rest of the week, between Tuesday and Thursday, is when I get a lot more work done.”

But she adds, “The goal is always to be productive, though.”

Accountemps, a temporary staffing firm for accounting, finance and bookkeeping, offers several suggestions to keep productive throughout the week:

Spend 10 to 15 minutes to plan and prioritize your tasks for the day.
Cluster tasks that require similar effort or resources so you’re not switching gears often.
Designate a time to check e-mails so you’re not easily distracted.
Take short breaks throughout the day so you remain refreshed.

Copyright © 2008, The Baltimore Sun
Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services.

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