Why Showing Up for Work 15 Minutes Early Can Make the Rest of Your Day That Much Easier

We all know that one guy in the office; the person who always arrive to work earlier than the rest of the team. As you arrive to work, you just see him there, all settled down and prepped up for the day’s grind. This makes you wonder if the guy actually sleeps in his desk because he’s always early without fail. You ask yourself, how does he do it? Little did you know, you can also be that guy. Perhaps the simplest plan for being punctual is to arrive 15 minutes early to work.

Here are some of the compelling reasons why you should show up for work 15 minutes earlier?

Skip the Traffic Jam

Setting your schedule so you show up for work 15 minutes early will allow you to skip the dreaded traffic. Being stuck in traffic is one of the worst ways to start the day. If you go to work during peak hours, there’s a good chance that you will catch the traffic at its worst which of course leads to being later than you should. Leaving the house early will enable you to skip the traffic, get to the office early and get some work done.

Steer Clear of the Stress

We all could use less stress in our life. We have already mentioned how you can avoid the stress of being stuck in traffic by being early at work. Showing up 15 minutes early at work will pretty much most of the common sources of stress in everyday life. First, you won’t have to deal with the anxiety of being late at work. You arrive early, prep yourself and your desk, then get to work before anyone else. This is good because that first few minutes of the day is when you can get really productive.

There are so many benefits to showing up early at work. So take that first step and be “that” guy now.