Time management is the manner in which you plan, prioritise and organise specific activities as well as how long you will spend on each of them. Some people may feel that there isn’t enough time in the day, although everyone gets the same 24 hours in a day. Some may attain much more with their time than what others do. The only difference is that, the former may achieve more due to good time management.
By exercising good time management you aim to increase productivity, effectiveness as well as efficiency. To aid this aim, you practice skills and use various tools and techniques to facilitate in accomplishing projects, tasks, goals and deadlines. Time management is being able to schedule your time, setting goals, …show more content…
It shows you how to effectively and efficiently manage your time, and make the most of it. There are many reasons why time management is important such as:
1. Time is a limited resource
Although all of us receive the same amount of time each day, it’s a limited resource which makes it ever important to utilise and make the most of your time if you want to achieve above average at the workplace.
2. Achieving more with less effort
The ability to remain focused on tasks is due to taking control of your time, which leads to even higher efficiency. Intelligent time management can assist in finding the time for what you want to do, and what you need to do.
3. Better decision making
Making decisions and choice is part of life and is done every single day, and sometimes we are faced with multiple choices to choose from simultaneously. It is important to exercise good time management so that you have time to breathe and not allow yourself to be overwhelmed, so that it allows you to make the best choices and/or decisions. When pressed for time to make a decision, it more likely to make one out of haste and impulse, which leads to poor decision making.
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1. Failing to keep a to do list
You find yourself doing a task that has no impact on your Target. Put your goals in perspective and PLAN IN ADVANCE. This will help you to make the best use of your available TIME.
We have the idea that when we multitask we do more and that it is good use of our time. The result is the quality of the tasks is poor. So, the best thing is to forget about multitasking, and instead, focus on one task at a time. That way, you’ll produce higher quality work.
Procrastination occurs when you put off tasks that you should be focusing on right now. When you procrastinate, you feel guilty that you haven't started; you come to dread doing the task; and, eventually, everything catches up with you when you fail to complete the work on time.
4. Not Prioritizing
At times it is hard to know how to prioritize, especially when you facing a list of urgent tasks. By not prioritizing you work hard but you do not achieve the result you desire because what you are working on is not of strategic importance.
5. Not Setting Personal