Taming Time - Time Management Skills
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How to Use a Time Management Chart

Everyone in the world has to follow the time allotment of 24 hours a day, no matter how rich, how influential you are you cannot bargain for even an extra minute in a day. If you have been managing your time badly up to this point, you may be wondering why some people seem to be able to fit in all their obligations easily and still have free time, while you struggle to just get the essentials done. The answer is simpler than you might think.



Most people with life balance know that effective use of time management tools can make or break whether they can fit everything in. A time management chart is simply a form of time management tool that many people use to effectively manage their time.

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Make Your Time Management Chart Work for You

1. In order for your chart to be the most beneficial you will need to know what you are currently spending your time on, how long reoccurring tasks take and what are your primary time wasters. The simplest way to get this information is to start a time management log and fill it in for at least one week, this way you wont be guessing where your time goes you will know.

2. Create a list of your goals and reoccurring tasks. Assign them levels of importance and make a note if certain things need to be done at a specific time. When you come across tasks you haven't done before, take a note of how long it takes you so next time you can accurately add it to your time chart.

3. Consider the small amount of time it takes to use your time management chart to be time you have invested in yourself. A few minutes a day to keep account of your activities will greatly help you to get more done in less time, which means higher productivity and more time for the things that you enjoy.

All Kinds of Time Management Tools

There is a huge variety of ways you can manage your time. You may have to experiment with a few different time management systems and tools to find the one that fits you and your lifestyle best. Investing a small amount of time into learning time management skills is definitely worth it!!

Where to Next?

  • What Can a Time Management Log Do for Me?
  • Skyrocket Your Business... With These Totally Free Time Management Tools Available Online!
  • 4 Reasons You Need a Time Management Planner



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