The Questions All Successful People Ask Themselves at the End of the Day


Spectrum Staffing Services is one of the top recruiting agencies in NJ and have worked with numerous organizations to help them achieve their business objectives. Achieving your professional goals requires being mindful of your regular habits and assessing and tweaking your strategy to get the results you desire.

Don’t let a lack of sleep negatively impact your productivity! Instead, ask yourself these six questions before bed to end the day on a productive and positive note.

Questions Successful Leaders Ask Themselves

“What did I accomplish?”

Being constantly busy throughout the day does not necessarily mean you were productive. Successful people sit down and mentally review what they actually accomplished that day. This can help you determine if you are being efficient or if you’re “putting out fires” and dealing with seemingly urgent tasks that are preventing you from getting important things done.

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“Did I work toward my long term goals?”

To make progress on your more ambitious goals, you must make them a consistent priority. Otherwise, you risk getting caught up in the day-to-day grind. Time passes and you could find yourself still in the same place and lamenting about what could have been – if only you had started sooner.

“Was there anything I shouldn’t have done today?”

Time is a limited resource, and if you want to be successful, you must spend it wisely. Think about any misused time, such as handling something you should have delegated or allowing yourself to be too distracted, and develop strategies to be more productive the next day.

“What could I have done to be more effective?”

The end of the day is a great time to be contemplative about overall improvements you could make because you’re removed enough to think more objectively. Brainstorm tweaks to your daily routine, consider specific situations throughout the day and if your strategy could be switched up, etc.

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“Did I push myself?”

Success is generally going to be outside of your comfort zone. If you’re not taking risks, you won’t be able to truly grow. Each day, think about if you pushed yourself out of your comfort zone, or simply coasted. Pushing yourself may include volunteering for a task that makes you anxious (such as giving a presentation) or trying to learn a new skill.

“What is tomorrow’s most important priority?”

Don’t let your lack of focus during your morning cup of coffee ruin your productivity!

Empower yourself to take control of your success by creating a plan ahead of time. Successful people are intentional, and determine their main priorities and develop their To-Do lists around them. Decide how you want tomorrow to look, and you’re more likely to make it happen.

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