Tips for more effective personal time management
Tips for more effective personal time management doesn’t have to mean working harder, just smarter. Time management involves improving productivity by learning from mistakes.
Learned Lesson 1. Start each day with a plan. Choose your clothing the evening before; make out a schedule or to-do list for your day. Even if tomorrow is not a workday, make a plan for how you will spend your time.
Productivity isn’t limited to a five-day workweek. Plan your weekends, and your free time. Don’t neglect time for relaxation; pencil it into your schedule also. Effective time management means doing the right things at the right time.
Learned Lesson 2. Strive for balance in your life. Number a piece of paper from 1 to 10. Then, fill in the blanks after this statement; “I am a _________.” (Hint: each answer will be a noun, not an adjective.) Your answers cover all the roles you play: spouse, parent, sibling, friend, employee, boss, mentor, acquaintance, child, lover, etc. Next, rank each role in priority. Rewrite the list according to the priority..