Monday mornings or whichever day starts your new work or school week, can come up quickly after a few days off. It can be difficult to think about the following week when you are barely finishing the current one. However, taking the time at the end of your week to prepare for the next week can only benefit you. Instead of facing the new week unprepared or with any apprehension, having some sort of a plan can provide stability and structure for your week. Not to mention, any preparation will take off some work from your next week. Preparation for a new week can vary from person to person and even between your weeks. However, there are some key preparation tools to consider. First, making a simple list of all of your tasks before the week starts can help you prioritize what to tackle first. Then before you start your new week, review the list. You can further your organization, by scheduling your tasks and projects for different days and times throughout the week. This will help develop your schedule and keep you on task to completing everything you need to get done. Try and take care of any small tasks before your week starts, that you can cross off of your list. Prepping for your new week is an important part of having a productive week. Start with one or several of these tips and see how your week can start off strong and then continue to improve!