025: Take Back Your Fridays

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025: Take Back Your Fridays

Eliminate end-of-the-week burnout and make every Friday your most successful and rewarding day of the week. Using streamlining strategies for planning your tasks, obligations and projects will allow you to ease into the weekend. Friday no longer has to be the most unproductive day of the week - let’s make it successful, productive AND relaxing!

Show Notes

What’s In This Episode:

  • Learn how to set up Friday for the ultimate day of success.
  • How to streamline tasks, projects and more to avoid the Friday burnout.
  • Discover top trends to look out for at the office that contribute to Friday burnout and how to combat them.
  • Begin to implement clear boundaries between work and life.

What To Do Next:

  • Start prepping for your Friday’s using the tips in the Resources & Links section.
  • Listen to episode 007 to learn how to say ‘no’ in workplace situations.
  • Listen to episode 017 to learn how to quit certain things that no longer serve you and your goals.

Resources and Links

  • Episode 007: The Surprising Way ‘No’ Can Really Mean ‘YES’
  • Episode 017: The Lost Art of Quitting
  • FACT: On Fridays there are 35% fewer tasks created, 28% fewer tasks delegated from one team member to another, 25% fewer comments posted, and 35% fewer tasks actually completed than any other day of the week, according to Flow.
  • Five ideas for how you can take Fridays off:
    • Use Friday’s for learning – listen to a podcast, read articles you’ve saved throughout the week, etc.
    • Make Friday’s for networking with coworkers or clients, have meetings.
    • Do a weekly download and plan for the week ahead or set goals on Fridays.
    • Make it your quit day – quit something that will free up your time or that is no longer pushing you toward your goals.
    • Create a transition ritual so you feel like you can ease into your weekend.
Tonya Dalton
Tonya Dalton