Who else wants to know the best time management tips?
Time management is certainly critical in achieving success in whatever you do. But our problem is, we often don’t know what to do with the time. That’s the major reason why we don’t use our time effectively.
You might be feeling overwhelmed because of
- doing too many tasks at a time
- having multiple to-do lists
- too many emails in the inbox
- lack of time management skills
Remember, time management is NOT about working harder, it’s all about working smarter and better. If you are smart, you can get things done in less time!
So.. are you interested to learning the top time management tips to stop procrastination? Here you go..
Top time management tips for bloggers
Try 15 minute method
According to 15 minute method.. focus on 15 minute work. Just work for 15 minutes and focus on ONE task, do nothing else. Just work!
After finishing the 15 minute task, you can do anything. Take a break, do whatever you want.
This works exceptionally well when you are just starting out. This is by far the best time management tip because it will allow you to do the work in small chunks.
How many times have you heard this before – working in small chunks can double your productivity? Yes, it’s absolutely true. Try to give it a shot once, you will definitely love the results.
Don’t open social media while working
I know social media sites are a great way to engaging with others. But don’t fall in social media trap and waste your time.
“Make technology work for you, not against you!”
If you spend most of your time only on social media, you are simply killing your precious time. Instead, spend the same time on creating content, videos etc.
Use website blockers, there are many free tools available to block the sites for a limited period of time, block the sites when you are working.
Make 3 MIT’s each and every day
Why only 3?
3 is the best digit, it’s not annoying!
When you have 3 Most Important Tasks a day, you will certainly focus on getting them done. You will be focused not only because you have goals to achieve for the day, but your mind will also focuses on MIT’s to get things done.
Prioritize your tasks, and do the most difficult tasks first. Don’t open emails first thing in the morning, it’s one of the most unproductive things anyone could do!
Unplug Internet connection
If nothing works, unplug the Internet connection. This will be the ONLY option if you realized that you are addicted to Internet.
Internet is annoying when you don’t do what you need to do. So make sure to spend less time on Internet to focus more on your personal life. Instead of using Facebook, chat box to interact with your friends, meet them directly or call them up.
I know.. unplugging Internet connection is not so easy, especially if you are too addicted to the Internet. Here are a few tips from my end to get rid of Internet addiction.
- Try to hang out with your friends or family for a week (don’t carry pc or laptop with you!)
- Spend time in reading offline books
- Try to make a new habit (workout, guitar playing, chess etc.)
- Meet friends offline
Slowly, you will understand how awesome it would be if you don’t fall under the “Internet trap”, the more you realize this, the more happier you will be and the more things you can do in less time. I promise!
Conclusion on time management:
It’s now how much time you spend on the Internet, it’s how much results you are bringing in each and every day. When you learn how to control your time, you will notice the BEST possible results. I hope you will implement the above time management tips to get things done in less time.