Time is precious because it never comes again, therefore we have to utilize it with the proper management in order to accomplish the social, business, or personal work. In a day everyone gets 24 hours, some of them utilize it effectively, but some struggles in the utilization of time. A quote written by Benjamin Franklin is:
“Lost time is never found again”
Here are tips for managing your time:
With the professional or personal life, you should set a short term or long term goals then you can work to achieve them within the term.
Keep aside unnecessary activities
We are surrounded by digital gadgets such as mobile phone or computer that we use for communication, but sometimes we use to play the game on the computer continuously or find other entertainment apps on the phone, if we use it for a time being its ok, but, if it affects another necessary task then we should avoid these unnecessary activities to manage our time.
Set the priority of work
You might get the various tasks that are needed to accomplish within the deadline for instance, in your work you have to address a meeting and you have to meet the clients, then you should decide what is to be completed first and next. You can set the priority according to –an important and less important task to manage your time.
We have limited time to accomplish our professional and personal task, sometimes it seems overburden of a work that leads to stress, and at your work, if your manager assigns other tasks then you should talk to the manager that you already have a lot of work to do and you cannot handle another project.
Make to-do list
Making a to-do list for the daily task is helpful in time management for focusing on the necessary task. You should make a list of the work what you will have to accomplish in a day. At the office, you can make a to-do list for your next day after completing your today’s work, and for the better time management, arrive early at work, and prioritize the work according to the list you made yesterday.
Turn off the mobile notification
During the work, your time is valuable and one mistake may affect your job or business because you have to complete the project within the deadline.
Mobile notification is not valuable for us every time it may cause of distraction at the work. You must turn off mobile notifications so that you can focus on the work for managing time.
Spare time for yourself
Give proper time for exercising and meditating to release stress and maintain work-balance
Avoid excess use of social media
It is said excess of anything is always bad, so in the time management excess use of social media is the wastage of your precious time, so it’s necessary to fix daily time to chat with your friends and relatives.
Some people believe in multitasking and try to do multiple tasks at a time, and finds difficulties in managing the work effectively. Determining the priority of the work is a better way to accomplish the task effectively and timely.