Effective Ways to Manage Time

Aug 09, 2009 • By

Successful people are not only determined with the sheer productivity and money that is produced with one's own business. In reality, efficiency in productivity relies heavily on the concept of effective time management. To start with the path towards ways on managing time is as follows:

First step is to stop procrastinating. Most people are adept and comfortable with putting off for tomorrow what they can do for today, thinking that there are still time for those things in the near future. The sense of importance is neglected in this manner, and therefore produces no significant output. When there is a reason for you to do something productive and there is no real reason for you not to put it off, then don’t.

Second, the idea of correct prioritizing and timely choices is needed for you to meet deadlines and produce quality output at that. Being able to prioritize things according to their importance and urgency would save time and arrange things into perspective. This is because you get to finish and solve the tasks at hand one at a time, similar to the stepladder concept: "in order for one to reach the top of the ladder, each step should be taken one at a time"

Create a healthy and meaningful routine. Sometimes, inculcating a pure leisure form of routine may not create something meaningful and significant in terms of output. It may be good to start an effective output based routine such as including a project to finish every now and then in addition to the normal daily pattern of living. In this manner, something productive may come out other than just indulging in pure fun which has no bearing whatsoever.

Slicing up the whole project goal into manageable segments and distributing them through the usual days is similar to scheduling things in a realistic timeframe. Not only may this method work wonders with the individual, but it also lessens the effects of actually being conscious about a thing to accomplish.

This leads to the final idea of actually having to break up large tasks, or even segregate them into smaller and more manageable pieces. One example may be considered as starting a family. The whole idea of settling down requires a lot of new things and ideas to digest. Breaking down the components of being in this relationship may lessen the impact on the individual.

Furthermore, the subdivided things for solution and evaluation would only require less effort and would generally become more possible to overcome with greater ease.

Starting with telling the self that it is high time to be more responsible with time management and the actual choice of doing things in accordance to the plan is the only plausible start for a more concrete and deeper sense of time management in the self.

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Steve Fultz, PhD is the CEO and creator of http://www.stevesmarketingsystem.com and http://www.waytomarketonline.com.