Time management techniques beneficial to get more value, profit, peace of mind. That’s why to make your time so great at work place that no one can waste it. So, how to manage your time effectively at the workplace:
Follow these 5 Time Management Techniques that can make you happy at the end of the day.
Effective in Office, beneficial for all kind of professionals and students.
1. Plan your day, work process and activities according to your working hours
Everybody’s got 24 hours. Use of this time determines our productivity and success in life. Every day before going to bed create an activities blueprint for tomorrow. You can use notepad, mobile apps or Microsoft excel to create plan for the next day. List all the activities based whatever your time will be spent.
Planning activities according to time help us to get focused and productive. At the end of the day, we are able to track our progress. We can track which things consuming more time. This time management system will help me very well. I hope it will be similar to you.
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2. Be conscious about goals while using Internet, social media and TV
Internet, social media, TV & Videos are filled with information, knowledge and entertainment. But all the information, knowledge and data are not important to you. It’s not important to click and watch everything. You should focus on Internet what is most important thing that you want to do on Internet. Use of the Internet without purpose and goals leads us at the end into negative frame of mind. Use of Internet consciously saves your precious time and money. Notification, emails, phone calls are really disturbing if it’s not connected directly or indirectly to our goals.
3. Spend more time on important task and less time on unproductive things
The most important business task and goal is to generate revenue especially for freelancer and small business owners. In this case time management should be focused on the task and productive things. If we’re as business owners, employees watching movies and comedies on the Internet then you can guess the results at the end of day. Everything is not important, only productive things matter in business. So spend more on task that generate more revenue.
For example applying for projects, doing social media marketing, publishing new articles, finishing the current projects are common activities of many virtual workforce and online business. The importance of task is also depending on situation and goals. Consider and make a list of most valuable things for you and your clients. Chatting in office about politics, friendships, love, cricket are useless and don’t waste your time on debating or watching debates. If you’re Internet marketers or business owners or freelancer then learning daily about your field is one of the most important task you can spend your time on.
4. Give time to family, fix working hours and set time limit for entertainment
Family is most important for everyone. Taking care of child & their learning activities really matter the most. I don’t think it’s good to depend fully on schools, teachers and coaches for child development. We have to play many roles in our everyday life. So setting and spending quality time with family, at work & in entertainment helps us to be smiley at office, inspiring with family and enjoy full while watching comedy nights. Managing time effectively helps you to enjoy life along with business achievements.
5. Don’t set too many goals for the day and very hard deadline
As you know that we are not time machines. It’s not important to live according to the watch. Don’t try to make your employees and yourself machines. Do and delegate work based on configuration of employees. Yes, some deadlines really important in many cases. But try to give reasonable time to complete the work. Do same with yourself. More things in less time cost quality in your services and products. So be patient. Achieving small is great. It’s easy to achieve and complete small daily task with quality and satisfaction. While there are some people achieves nothing at the end of day by expecting more to do in less time. As you know one great meeting is better than 3 meetings. But we can say we need to fight competition to earn more customer and clients.
I don’t mean that you don’t work hard. But I want to say that do you best in everything that you’re determined to do. You can work 12 hours if you have the capacity. Yes, if you’re seeing your goals clearly than you can accomplish more things in less time. Just think, what is possible to do today, what is possible that you can do to become successful. What is possible in this time and situation that help you to achieve your goals within time?
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6. Do the tough work first to become productive at work and achieve more in less time.
Time management is not that you set yourself according to the alarm clock. You can train your brain to become time punctual and highly productive businessmen or team member or freelancer. But you can’t live your life according to the watch. But you can take care of your time.
Procrastination, laziness at work is not an effective use of your time. It might be good lessons that we learned in schools that do the easy questions first to get minimum marks. I never did that! May be I am wrong. But I try to do toughest and difficult work, it’s my habits since school time. I am doing very difficult and hard businesses while I have many options to choose and do the easiest work. But I believe that our toughest looking task or dream is really the most important signals for success.
Let’s learn above in example: The toughest task for students, freelancer or anyone to get up early in the morning. Everyone knows that it’s very beneficial to get up early. But then why there are most of people stop the even the beautiful alarm clocks. Because it’s easy to teach mind that don’t worry, we don’t need to get up early, we can do that later. But that later never come in time. If you create your to-do list from tough to easy and choose to do tough and most important work first then I will give you the guarantee of your success in any field or work. Try to work on hard & tough activities at start of your day with fully focused approach without thinking about competition and negative results. Just focus on what is possible. Do that! If you try to do it one –two day, you will become most productive freelancer, businessmen, and employees.
So, friends above time management tips are real and practical. I implemented different formulas in my work ethics from last 10 years. I also implemented various Time table. It’s real and above time management skills very successful in my career so far. I know am not perfect and don’t want to be. But what is true for me is not the necessary that it’s true for you. But the truth is truth no matter who’s telling it. This is a time you here and its depend on your best decision how will be the time for you in future. The efforts you do today’s time matter for future. Just spend and manage your time wisely according to the situation.
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