5 top tips for better time management

March 7, 2022

There are only so many hours in the day – make the most of them with our top time management tips.

5 top tips for better time management
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Poor time management can be detrimental to your business. It can cause you to miss deadlines, forget important tasks, and make poor decisions. Effective time management is key to success in any business. Here are our top tips to help you master your time:

Find a system

There are many productivity systems out there; it’s crucial to find the right system for you and your way of working. It could be a simple to-do list, Kanban system, Pomodoro technique, 4D’s or the GTD method.

To find the right productivity system for you, check out this blog: Productivity System - What are they, and how can they help my small business?

Stop multitasking

Multitasking is the devil in disguise. Instead, try focusing on one thing at a time. Studies show that concentrating on one task at a time increases productivity and helps keep you engaged and focused.

Not sure where to start? Check out this article to find ways to prioritise your work: Prioritise like a pro.

Schedule breaks

Taking small breaks every 90 minutes helps keep your mind focused and your stress levels down. If you find yourself forgetting to take regular breaks, set reminders on your phone.

Find the true benefit of taking breaks by checking out this post: Running a business can be tough - it’s ok to take a break.

Find the right software

There are so many tools out there; take time to find the right ones for you and your business. Don’t settle for clunky software, and be sure to make use of automation – it’s a game-changer!

Learn more about automation here: Workflow automation: What it is, why it matters, and how you can use it?

Delegate

Do what you do best and delegate the rest. If you don’t enjoy doing something or are just not very good at it, it won’t just zap your energy but also your productivity. Learn to delegate so you can focus your time and energy on what you do best.

To discover the benefits of delegating to a Virtual assistant, take a look at this article: Why Hire a Virtual Assistant?

 

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