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Tech Tips from MyTek: Be More Productive by Following a Routine

by | Apr 17, 2020 | Best Practices, MyTek Blog


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Efficiency is one of the most important aspects of business. How well does your team work and how is their focus? Even when your employees are working at home, efficiency comes into place. Today we’re going to talk about how routines can help you work better.

What Makes a Routine So Beneficial?

If your routine is set up properly, it can have lasting results that carry into the workplace. 

Here are some variables to consider:


If you approach a task in the same way that you do it every single time, you should get the same results. If you need to complete a specific task daily, doing it in the same way will help ensure that you are getting it done.

Time Savings

Every single process has a learning curve but gradually learning will help your efficiency. If you have a routine process that is developed into your business practices, your speed will increase tenfold.


Repetitive tasks are never enjoyable. But, if you’re used to doing something over and over, you’re bound to get better at it and handle it a lot faster. Your employees will get better and better if their tasks are simple and straight to the point.

Developing Your Own Routines

Great workplace habits aren’t hard to put into place.

Start before the work day does

If your team is up and at it early, there will be a positive impact on how your day and work will go. This starts with a great amount of rest, making your bed when you get up, and taking a few moments to think about what you would like to get done. These habits can promote a successful work day.

Take control of your workday

If you get a good start on your day and make sure you feel like you’re in “the office,” things will go better.

  • First, take a look at your schedule and make sure you have a list of what needs to be done.
  • Don’t postpone tasks just because they take longer or are frustrating. Finishing them early might help.
  • Group your tasks together based on categories.
  • Limit your distractions.
  • Make the most out of your time.
  • Disconnect and reset at the end of the work day.

Do you think routines help with work? Let us know in the comments. MyTek often blogs about tips like these so come back weekly to read them.


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Tim Tiller, LMSW

Tim Tiller, MSW brings a deep service background to his role at Mytek, having graduated from McDonald’s management training program, fresh out of high school, and working his way up through the ranks in the hospitality industry. He has led two prior companies – Multi-Systems Inc., an IT-focused organization providing technology to hospitality companies (where he was named President at age 36), and most recently, as Chief Operating Officer for Jewish Voice Ministries International.


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