Time Management tips and techniques along with time management methodologies can simplify how you work, increase productivity, and reduce stress.
With only 24 hours in a day, using time productively and efficiently has to be at the forefront of all our minds. Especially when running a small business time is particularly precious.
Time is limited so time management techniques can be so helpful
Time Blocking: Allowing time throughout day for certain tasks. Blocking each hour of the day set aside for one specific type of work or set tasks stops you dreading the harder tasks and procrastinating.
The Glass Jar: If you need to put water, rocks, and sand into one jar and try to add the water first, the rocks won’t fit in. This productivity method means you need need to focus on your largest tasks first (rocks), then your middle tasks (pebbles), and anything extra you get done is adding water to the jar.
Eat The Frog: Attack the hardest task first thing in the morning rather than dreading it all day.
Mark Twain once said that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you can go through the day with the satisfaction of knowing that that is probably the worst thing that is going to happen to you all day long.
You’ve already done the worst part of your day so that accomplishment motivates you for the rest.
“work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”
Imagine giving yourself a week to complete a basic two hour task, that task will become more daunting so as to fill that week.
Eisenhower Decision Matrix or sometimes referred to as the Eisenhower Box helps determine which tasks in your day are truly
Have you ever found yourself struggling to complete a task at the absolute last minute when you had several hours