Book or kindle in your glovebox. But also, it's OK to be idle occasionally! Think, walk, look at the view, get there early and talk to people, could be the best bit of your day. We all need to relax - but maybe there are good and bad ways to relax, e.g. TV vs reading, surfing YouTube vs talking to friends
- Sometimes we got small unexpected gaps in our day.…Maybe the traffic wasn't as bad as it usually is…and you've arrived early.…Or maybe someone's late for a meeting…and you're left waiting around.…Or maybe something's suddenly cancelled.…And it's easy to fritter away this time…browsing Facebook or Twitter or Instagram,…and this can be a massive time waster.…It's a bit like putting on the TV…and aimlessly surfing the channels.…And I think it's worth being careful to control it.…Of course, posting on social media…could be a vital part of your work,…and writing material to post is important.…
You could certainly use bits of spare time for that.…I tend to do this in batches, by the way,…if I'm in the creative mood,…I put a whole lot of ideas into a great bit of software…called Buffer which sends them to Facebook, LinkedIn,…and Twitter in one go, and it sends them twice a week.…That's the setting I've chosen.…So, if I have 10 in the queue,…I know I don't have to think about social media posting…for five weeks.…Anyway, it's the random browsing of social media…
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