We’re now squarely in the middle of the summer lull—which means, as Charter columnist S. Mitra Kalita noted recently, that many projects involving new ideas or multiple stakeholders are currently stuck idling.

But there’s a hidden productivity upside to this sleepier part of the year: It’s the perfect time to reevaluate and adjust the systems and practices that power your work year-round. Think of it as a summer tune-up. Here are three areas to focus on:

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