Acquiring Time Management Skills 

Time-Management-quoteGood Morning! Today, I wanted to discuss something that has affected me for as long as I can remember. Even though I consider myself to be a creative person with great ideas, I don’t always execute those ideas to the best of my ability. A lot of my issues come about because I’m not organized so instead of setting up schedules and doing specific tasks as specific times, I attempt to do everything all at once and overwhelm myself. This could all be avoided by working on my time management skills.

According to WebMd, there are 6 time management tips that will work for any lifestyle or profession and they are:

1. Make a Time Diary

2. Learn to Say “No”

3. Create a Time-Based, To-Do List

4. Let Your Computer Help

5. Multitask Safely 

6. Don’t Be a Perfectionist

(Make sure to click on Web MD Time Management Tips to read more about how to manage and maximize your time.)

Out of all the things on the list that I need to do, creating a time based to do list is number 1 for me. I realize that I not only need to create a to do list but I need to set out a specific time to do each task on my list. That way, I won’t feel overwhelmed when it comes to completing the tasks and I can also schedule activities that aren’t work related and  use that down time to re-energize and prepare myself for the next day.

I work from home for half of the day so time management is very important to the success of the freelance work that I do. If I don’t complete a task on time, I’m mainly hurting myself and most importantly my pockets! I am learning slowly but surely that being ready may take some time but planning and being organized will get your further in life.

Progress is definitely a process and I thank you all for being so patient with me. Love ya!

 

Always remember to love and live luxuriously!

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