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They Give Themselves a Short Window for Work

Their secret: Setting strict start-stop times for any work that can't wait until Monday, like 10 am to 12 pm Saturday.
Why it works: "We know from research that we're more focused, motivated and productive when we shorten the amount of time we have to work on something," says Carter. Plus, the more time you spend unplugged over the weekend, the more engaged and enthusiastic you'll be come Monday morning, according to research in Journal of Organizational Behavior.

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