Day in and day out most of them face stress and pressure at work. Unless you really have a mood for something it is difficult to give your 100%. In today's lifestyle, we easily tend to get tired and stressed out when we are faced with tight deadlines and demanding workload. In such a scenario, what is the way out and how to perform your best at office? Here are the easy steps for achieving your tough targets. Alls well that ends well. So forget about how big your tasks may seem and take the aegis of these tips to perform efficiently at office.
Kickstart your day
An adult might have a lot of responsibilities at home, cooking for self, preparing kids for school and so forth that mornings might seem like a daymare. This haste could make waste of your day and ruin it. So, as you hurry up for office, remember to resume your cool.
Instead of using bike every day, take public transport on few days. Why? Because just walking to the bus stop could give you buffer time to come back to the beginning of a new day with new thoughts. As you lock the house doors behind while leaving for office, leave your personal things right there and get started for the day's work.
Take a deep breathe and admire the environment around you. Listen to the song of the birds, the simple pleasures from hedgerows and the bustling life of other people. This, by itself, is a form of entertainment. Now that you have walked a little away from the morning tension, smile and cheer up for a fantastic day ahead.
Make a lively workstation
The ambience that you work in matters so much on how you work and what you work. If you have a serene and aesthetic ambience, studies say that it could boost your performance at work. On the contrary, if you work at an unhygienic and dirty place, your performance could be affected manifold.
First, declutter your table and decorate it.Here are some items that could make your work station a happy place to work in:
- If you are devotional, get a small god idol and place in below the computer. This would get you the feeling of luck and auspiciousness each time you enter your place.
- Get a flower vase and put fresh flowers on it whenever you can. Flowers have a special impact on people with its beauty and fragrance. Each time you look at the colours and get the scent, you are sure to feel elated and even better if it is from your friend or husband as it can give a redolence. How do you ask other to buy you?! Yes, I'm getting at that. You can buy for your colleagues and in return explain the benefits of it and exchange flowers regularly. This not only benefits you but also builds your rapport.
- Use a desk calendar with motivational quotes. You might never know what life lessons they might teach until you actually try it.
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After hygience and good ambience, in order to maintain a good self esteem, you need to feel respected and wanted by people around you. Not just the feeling, but having a rapport with your colleagues will help you be a good team player and work well. So, during the tea break or other leisure times, go around and say a hi to people around. But be cautious not to gossip as it will fetch you a bad name. Maintain a general friendliness with everyone and be ready to help out whenever someone needs official help. Being seen as a nice person itself will build your satisfaction at office and earn you good points.
Plan and Remember
Planning your work at the start of the day will help you in achieving the goals at the end of it. Just get a vague picture in your mind on what and how you want to do today's work and jot it down roughly in a WordPad. At the end of the day, compile and work report and buck up for the lag the next day.
By keeping track and making small positive changes in your activities from morning to evening could help you a big deal in boosting your performance and keep stress in the right place - out of your work!