Time management is one of the biggest struggles in our day-to-day lives. How to balance work and personal life? How to make sure things get done? How to stay happy while doing so?
To help you we at Weekdone gathered 12 best techniques to help you with your time management.
There are many ways you can make the most of your time. A lot of these techniques however focus on delegating or outsourcing.
A lot of tasks can and should be delegated. But today we're focusing on ways you can actually get more done.
Time management requires focus
The key element for effective time management is removing as many distractions as possible. Distractions, like e-mails, coworkers or social networks, cost companies more than $588 billion a year. So to make the most of your time stay focused on one task, stop multitasking right now and remember to plan your time around these distractions.
Make your time count
Every day we do a lot of things that may seem important but actually add very little value to our life.
An example here is useless, time-wasting meetings.
Meetings take up a lot of time that could be used for working and a lot of those meetings are useless, too long and wasteful.
Manage your time
To truly be in control of your time, you need to both plan and track your usage of time.
Using tools like Weekdone helps you manage your own time as well as use it to increase the productivity for your entire team.
We at Weekdone work hard to save time and energy for all our users. We hope that these tips help as well.
Getting enough sleep ensures that you're always rested enough to make the best of your time.
Not getting enough sleep makes you less productive, more easily irritated and slower.
Outsourcing won't help if you can't manage your time
Outsourcing your help desk or other departments like Marketing or PR may give you more time, but if you don't know how to manage your time, you will quickly find that more time won't help. That is why for a manager every moment counts and you need to invest into time management.
There are a lot of time management applications out there and all of them tell you that they're the Best Thing Ever. If you'd use every „necessary“ app in the Internet, you'd spend your entire time installing and configuring them.
All in all, having a different app for everything will soon drive you crazy.