Your personal schedule can be jam-packed. There are conferences to organize, meetings to attend, emails to respond to, projects to complete, and new contacts to meet. If things are going well, the pace rarely slows.

Learning and creativity is best facilitated away from your desk. – Andrew Fayad

However, you can increase productivity if you know how to pick your spots. There are certain hours in the day that are better-suited to different kinds of work-related activities. In this piece, 13 members of the YEC offer their own strategies for productivity outside the office.