Pre-Holiday To-Do List

Make your list and check it twice.

Pre-Holiday To-Do List

Check it off before you check out.


AT WORK

  • Complete outstanding projects or work with your team to adjust their deadlines
  • Regroup with your colleagues on anything that will require attention in your absence
  • Designate a go-to contact while you are out (a.k.a., a gatekeeper who will only call in case of a true emergency)
  • Set an out-of-office reply
  • Give your co-workers and boss their gifts
  • Write thank you notes for the gifts you received
  • Write a to-do list for your first day back in the office
  • Organize your desk, give it a Lysol once-over and turn out the light!

AT HOME

  • Clean out your fridge (freeze leftovers for when you get home, starving, once you're back at work)
  • Lower the thermostat (why pay for heat if you won’t be there?)
  • Download podcasts for the trip
  • Make arrangements for your mail
  • Ship big gifts ahead to your destination
  • Leave tips for your super and/or doorman
  • Unplug your appliances (and holiday lights!)

 

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