Have your work habits got you sticking around work an extra 20 or 30 minutes late each day to finish up work?  Well, Monday's are a good day to break that habit.  Here are the top reasons you should always leave work on time (if not a few minutes early).

It makes you more disciplined at your job.  Once you decide you must to leave work on time, it will make you prioritize things and make sure you get the most important stuff done first.

A lot of people don't realize how unproductive they are until they're forced to finish on a deadline.  That's when you realize how much time you waste talking to coworkers and checking social media or surfing the web.

You will become a happier, more well-rounded person.  Instead of being a workaholic, you'll have more time to do things you actually enjoy.

It will actually help improve the quality of your work.  When you cut 30 minutes off your workday, you have more time to exercise, sleep, relax, or be with your family.  And when those things happen, you're almost guaranteed to be better at your job.

If you're the boss, your employees will be happier too.  Because when your the boss who always works late, your employees feel pressured to work late.  And even if they don't stay late, they're stressed out because they will feel like they are not being a team player.

Source: Business Insider