“Make use of time, let not advantage slip.” — William Shakespeare
Time management is nothing but how well you manage your time and get the best results within the given time. In the recent age, everyone is busy and time is running fast. We have so much to do in such a little time and in order to keep up with everything we often find ourselves stressed out and in confusion. If we well manage our time, we will be stress-free and get the best results out of our work with no burden on our shoulders.
Some of the top time management tips to improve your work efficiency are —
Track Your Time
Maintain a track on your activities weekly. When a week is over check what activity took most of your time. Once you analyze the results you will be aware whether you were productive or not. This will help in improving your plans.
Focus on the Results
Once you start your work will full determination you will waste less time and put your full focus and efforts on completing it within the deadline.
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Set a Time Limit
Set a limit on every task. For eg, say you have to write a 500 words assignment. Set a time limit of an hour for it. On completing the work check the time you took to get it done. If it took you more than an hour focus more on completing it within the time limit from the next time.
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Create Your Weekly Plan
Take your Sunday off and create a weekly plan i.e. what you will do per day at what time. When you create your weekly work plan you know your priority. You know what work is important and needs your instant attention. Work accordingly to increase your efficiency.
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Check Your To-Do List
As soon as you complete your task check it. By doing so you get a satisfaction that you have successfully completed your work and feel motivated to continue with full determination.
Distractions take up most of our time in a day. It acts as an obstacle in our work zone and makes our mind wander to different places. If we manage to avoid the distractions we can easily complete our tasks within the time limit and put full focus on it to achieve the best results.
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Soft skills are basically your interpersonal skills i.e. how well you get along with others, carry a communication with them and build a relationship with them. Soft skills are considered important for maintaining a good relationship with people and excelling in your personal as well as professional area. Soft skills can be inherited through proper training and understanding.
Some of the Most Useful Soft Skills are:
- Work Ethic: Be on time, take up responsibilities, understand deadlines, build trust and be committed to giving your best towards anything that you do.
- Team Work: It is okay to not be able to figure something out on your own for once. This, in turn, will help you complete your work in time. Proper discussion and clear mindset lead to a smooth work environment.
- Problem Solving Skills: We all should have the ability to solve our problems and get past them in life. If you understand your problems in a better way you will be able to focus on your work and complete it without any mental pressure.
Why Personality Development Skills?
Personality development skills are an important part of one’s life. It brings a positive change in your life and makes you a better version of yourself. Embracing these skills will have a huge impact on your overall personality and bring a more positive impact on society.
A relentless explorer of theatrical emancipation, human consciousness and behavior, Sanjeev Datta’s passion is to empower minds. His focus is to create a new you in you.
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Originally published at https://www.slideshare.net/ on August 2, 2019.