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Five effective time management tips for professionals

  • Time management in every course of life is a secret to success. No one can achieve goals and target without following the timetable. Effective time management is must to be effective and productive. For professionals, it becomes more important to manage time. It is not a rocket science for professionals to manage time. It just needs some efficiency and competence. Work smarter by effective time management rather than work harder. Read below to know the top 5 management tips for professionals.

    1. Make a to-do list

    The effective time management tip is to make a to-do list daily. Set the tasks according to the priority. The most urgent tasks, which should be completed by day’s end, should be set-top on priority. Keep those tasks later on the list if they are not important foremost. Making to-do-list will give you an agenda and framework for what must be finished. It would give you the direction of getting the work completed. After finishing those tasks, if some time is still left, you can do low priority tasks in the list too. That would save your time for the next day. You should also use a tabletop calendar so that you can never miss out on important meetings and seminars.

    2. Effective communication

    Effective communication leads to effective time management. If you cannot communicate the work to your team or subordinates, there would be problems and conflicts which would affect the task’s completion time. By clearly getting your ideas across, all the projects will run smoothly with little unnecessary work and delay. Thus, disseminating information is directly related to effective time management.

    3. Avoid gossiping and chit-chat for too long

    You are not being paid for having long chit-chat sessions and tittle-tattle. Also, you do not go to the office to play games on a computer or mobile. If you reach office on time and avoid gossiping a lot, you can save much time for work. If you start early, you end early. You will have plenty of time for your personal life (friend & family) if you keep a balance between personal and professional life by effective time management. Do not roam around here and there in your workplace unnecessary. Also, do not spend much time on personal calls during office timings. Just do your work with dedication. Try to focus entirely on the task at hand.

    4. Say “NO” when you cannot

    By saying “yes” to everything in your life would be difficult for you to manage all the commitments. Learn to say “NO” if you don’t have enough time to do a particular task. You must take on those tasks only which you know you have enough time for, and you can do justice to them completely.

    5. Make use of weekends

    No, you don’t need to work on weekends and spoil family time. However, if you do some little bit of work on weekends; it can lessen the burden of workload during working days. Just 2-4 hours on weekends and you will be relived during workdays.

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