1-Minute Playbook: How To Manage Your Time Wisely, part II
How do you manage your daily tasks for maximum effectiveness and efficiency? Here are some easy-to-implement tips that will allow you to create a realistic daily task list.
Avoid the usual time wasters – these are the normal obstacles to productivity and efficiency.
Ensure efficiency through organization and preparedness. By bringing together the right people and necessary materials to the right place – and by acquiring required information – the action will flow better.
Manage unexpected problems by solving the immediate problem and buying time to find the best solution.
Avoid or management interruptions. Interruptions are inevitable but their impact does not have to be inevitable.
Improve productivity by deliberately taking time away from the task at hand. As counterintuitive as this may seem, this is a very powerful technique to avoid brain fatigue.
Measure how well you manage time by helping to identify areas in which you are doing well and areas in which you need to improve. Tracking these areas over time can show how you are improving—or not improving—your time management skills.