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Your trip to Hawaii is so close you can smell the coconuts. According to business efficiency consultant Andrew Jensen, it’s important not to give into the temptation of slacking off the days and weeks prior to your vacation.
"Be sure to wrap up any important projects, and make sure all deadlines have been met," he said. "Remember, you have to return to work eventually, and forcing yourself to stay dedicated before you leave can eventually make your first day back all the smoother."
You’ll have plenty of time to relax once you’re out of the office, so make the most of your time at work before you leave to avoid tying up loose ends while you should be sipping Mai Tais on the beach.