mise-en-place is a classic technique for getting everything in its place before you start to cook. Learn how it's the best way for you get the most out of every day, too.
I spend ten minutes each night checking my calendar and to-do list for the next day. Admittedly, I developed this habit out of necessity; I needed to put my mind at ease before going to bed. This Harvard Business Review Article highlights why this ten minute technique is also a great way to start your day.