Time Management Tips
Time management tips and tools are only effective to the extent they are used. Knowing what
to do is not enough. You need to master the "How To" of good time management techniques.
Our 5 Steps to Better Time Management training delivers those specific "how to" time management
techniques so effectively that 94% are still using the time management tips and tools everyday,
two months after completing their training.
Here is a small sampling of some common sense time management tips that are included in our training.
The more critical five key time management techniques can be viewed by clicking on the link at the bottom
of the page.
Time Management Techniques
|97% follow through on important work and personal
|94% are still using the tools after 2
|91% continue to be more productive at work (Average
reported productivity increase is 24%)
99% recommend expanding the program to others
- Use a daily planner. This is the most basic of time management tips. Whether
paper or electronic use a planner that gives you at least one page per day.
- Throw away your to-do-list. Do not continue using this most ancient of stressful and
frustrating time management tips. Before you throw your to do list away, however, ask
yourself a simple question about each item on the list. "When am I going to do this?"
Then transfer each item off the list to a specific day you will do it. This relieves
stress and gets important items completed in a much more timely fashion.
- Keep your planner with you at all times so you can immediately write down commitments.
These types of key time management techniques keep your promises from falling through
- Group phone calls and email. Pick a specific time each day to return both. Early morning
gives the other person the balance of the day to get back to you.
- Leave detailed voice messages. Encourage the other person to leave the information you
need on your voice mail, if you are not available.
- Do Not Multi-Task when in a phone or face-to-face conversation. Focus on the other person
and the conversation. This speeds up the communication and makes sure key information is
conveyed, reducing time delays in the future. Multi-tasking is a counterproductive time
management technique when dealing with people. People are not tasks and resent being treated
Unfortunately time management tips are not enough. Training around specific How To time management techniques
and tools creates ongoing retention and use. Take a look at our 5 Steps to Better Time Management
by clicking on the link below.
Why not contact us now to address the
time management strategies and training
needs of your organization?
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