If you start the day poorly, you tend to continue it poorly as well. If you start the day well, right from the first hour, the rest of the day will tend to follow suit. And even if it doesn’t, well, at least you got one good hour in!
A supremely powerful exercise that helps you see what problems you might face down the road, and create countermeasures for them. Do this exercise before you start any project.
Ever get to the end of the day and think, I’ve been working all day, how come I haven’t done anything? Time tracking helps you see where your time is going, and from there you can figure out how to use it better.