How Do You End Your Workday? - The Doug Neill Show

How Do You End Your Workday?

Exploring an end-of-workday routine that helps you smoothly transition out of work mode and bring your full attention to whatever comes next.

The Doug Neill Show: Episode #36

Recorded on September 12th, 2019

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Timestamps

  • 0:34 – The importance of transitions throughout your day, particularly the one that comes at the end of your workday.
  • 2:06 – The first piece of my end-of-workday routine: a quick recap of the day’s work in my business log (which I stole from Jim Collins).
  • 4:06 – The next step: get outside, do some reading, and then some journaling. It’s the afternoon journaling piece that’s newest (and contrasts to my morning journal, which I explain in this episode: A Three-Part Journaling Process for Creative Pro’s).
  • 5:30 – The three things that I find to be helpful about end-of-workday journaling: it helps me process my day, it’s an opportunity to practice my writing skills, and whatever I write about becomes fodder for future essays (I talk about my essay-writinhttps://www.verbaltovisual.com/my-plan-to-self-publish/g plans in this episode: My Plan to Self-Publish).
  • 8:00 – The potential conflict if I try to take that stage of writing too seriously.
  • 9:23 – What activities might you to do transition out of work mode? Let know by joining the conversation over on Patreon!

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-Doug