Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.William Penn
As a work at home mom, time management is the key to my success.
I have so many different projects pulling me in separate directions that it can become overwhelming!
There are some simple tips that will help you to manage your time! They are incredibly easy to add into your already hectic day as well.
I find that the multiple-step methods can be a bit over the top for me since I have so many things that I work on over a 24 hour time period.
These easy time management tips are useful and can be implemented in your daily activities to boost productivity.
Double Check Your Work
Turn Off the TV
Complete Your Most Important Tasks First
Schedule Around Your Energy Levels
Wake Up Earlier
Keep a Time Diary
Make Use of Waiting Time
Make a List and Complete It
Ditch Commitments that Waste Your Time and Energy
Cross Something Off Your To-do List
Lighten Your Cleaning Standards
Establish Maintenance Days
Schedule Your Work in Batches
Shorten Your Emails
Delegate or Outsource
Automate Repetitive Tasks
Don’t Beat Yourself Up
The Pomodoro Technique (use a timer and take breaks)
Two-minute rule (if something is under 2 minutes to complete, just do it)
Break Your Day up Into Time Slots
Break Up Your Day by MUST, SHOULD, WANT
Schedule no business days
Once a week check in on progress
Plan for interruptions
Shrink your deadlines to work faster
Have a cut-off time
Get enough Sleep
Have a Plan
Take 5 Minutes Before Any Task/Call to determine what you want to attain
Review your past week/month
Learn to say no effectively
End your day on a high note
Use a calendar
Set a maximum of 3 priority tasks per day
Write down forgettable moments/thoughts
Set out visual reminders
Hopefully these ideas will give you some clarity for managing time. I use many of these in my day to day life and they have helped immensely.
Put them to good use to increase productivity and success!
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