New day, same type of chaos.
Each day is new and unique, in the sense that every day has a different kind of pace. A different kind of speed at which things happen. Issues and crises can pop up, colleagues might interrupt you or they might need your help. They ask for your time, attention and energy. Then there is e-mail that needs to be handled. It’s painfully obvious. You are in need of a proven time management method. Which one of these methods best suits your needs?
In this blogpost we will delve into the different time management systems. These systems can help you get back control over your daily life, of your work schedule. They will help you feel at ease once again, they will help you get grip on your day-to-day activities. So that you can live a relaxed live and get stuff done!
There is no time like the present, so let’s start now.
There are various Time Management Systems, each with there own unique angles and types of advice. Some of the most well known systems are:
Starting to learn time management can be hard. Time management starts by:
These are the essentials of time management. But each of the methods as mentioned above have a different kind of approach to these fundamentals.
I would suggest to read more about these different methods. In fact, I would suggest you read more about Stephen Covey’s approach to time management, Getting Things Done and then Zen To Done.
To be more specific, I’d suggest you read these blogposts:
After reading these posts you should have a better view of these time management methods. I suggest to try out different pieces of different methods, to make a system that works for you.
If you ask me, there probably wont’ be a time management approach that fits with your needs for 100%. There will always be parts or things you might not like about a method. Therefore I suggest to mix and match different styles, to find out what works for you.
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