10 Ways to Permanently Streamline Your Workday

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Eliminate One Willpower Drain

We all have a finite supply of willpower. Resisting temptation creates stress and eventually exhaustion. And then we give in. Say you keep a candy for customers at the front desk. Resisting the sugar siren calls tires you out and makes you more susceptible to the candy's charms (or to something else you’re trying to withstand.) Just get rid of the candy and you don't have to use any willpower. Pick something you have to actively resist -- food, wasting time, web browsing, checking social media accounts -- and eliminate the temptation. Discipline depletes and exhausts. Stay fresh by totally removing the need for discipline.