Time Management Know It All

some old books i found in the guest room. =]

You've read the book, you've attended the workshop, you know the theory but you don't quite manage to put it in to practice.

It's not that you don't know what to do, it's just that for various reasons you don't do it.

You know you should plan, prioritise and organise your time in order to be more productive and effective but sometimes you can fall at the first hurdle.

Ironically, too many people are simply too busy to plan their day - they're always in reactive mode.

They think that just by getting on with the tasks in front of them or dealing with whatever's shouting loudest they'll get everything done.

They're too busy to stop for a few minutes and take a step back and think more strategically or even spend time prioritising.

Well, it can work this way but you'll end up stressed out, working late in to the evening and at weekends in order to get everything done or never quite getting to the end of your 'to-do' list.

Perhaps you've always done it in a particular way - either because you don't know any better or because it works, although it might not be the best way to do it.

Now's a good time to get off the treadmill, stick your head up above the parapet and step away from that ever increasing to-do list.  Re-focus and look at things through fresh eyes.

  • Is this the best or only way?
  • Could this be done differently?

Take the first step to put that knowledge into practice.

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