"There are shelves of books at the library or bookstore that you can look at," O'Shea points out. Reading one of these books could help you evaluate your strategies and find areas with room for improvement. If you know that you are inclined toward time management problems, which is common for right-brained people, you should acknowledge that time planning may not be an inborn skill for you and that you may need help, says Kaufman. Consider locating a seminar or other means of organizational skills improvement and treat it as a skill to learn and revisit from time to time.
10 STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL TIME MANAGEMENT
Step 01: Getting started
Step 02: Set clear goals and objectives
Step 03: Keep an activity log
Step 04: Handle e-mail and phone calls in batches
Step 05: Divide larger tasks into groups of smaller ones
Step 06: Prioritize tasks
Step 07: Set aside chunks of time to do nothing
Step 08: Don't overwork yourself
Step 09: Learn when to say no
Step 10: Know when you need time management help
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