You may answer, ‘I’m so busy. I work all the time!’ But, being busy and being effective are two different things. You can do a huge amount of non-essential ‘busy work’ and be exhausted at the end of the day, but not very effective.
Time management isn’t about writing to-do lists or keeping meticulous records. There are great software solutions that can perform this for you. How can you evaluate your time-management skills and improve your effectiveness?
You have permission to procrastinate on those tasks you least like. Are you excited yet? Haven’t you always been told todo the tasks you least like first? You attend to the filing first thing in the morning, wanting to get it out of the way before you tackle more important tasks. But, if you are like most people and are at your creative peak in the morning, this may quickly backfire on you. Here’s another way to look at managing your time: