• People across the US just received some extra time off thanks to Thanksgiving.
• Business Insider spoke with several productivity and work experts to get tips on how to bounce back from a long weekend.
• They recommended hitting the ground running on your first day back.
A long weekend makes snapping out of weekend mode that much harder.
There’s a lot to be said about how you should — or shouldn’t — spend long weekends.
But it’s equally important to plan out the days that follow a long weekend.
When you’re coming back from some time off and you have a shorter week to get everything done, it usually helps to hit the ground running.
With that in mind, here are six things that successful people do first when they return from long weekend: