Maria Bonita
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Why do people respect critics a lot? It is because of the opposite perspective. It is important to think from the point of the opposite person. The best opinions are the ones which raise controversies. You must think why people have contrary thinking?


It is important to have a look at the viewpoints of all the people and then understand. You may get a better solution to every problem through such behavior.

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1.) Be an Early Riser

It brings excellent productivity. One of the oldest and still effective time-management skills to master is waking-up early. You get plenty of time to prepare for the day mentally. It helps you positively shape the day.


2.) Good Sleep is a Must

Restlessness causes multiple troubles. The weariness it brings will make individuals fall behind in everything they do. Get enough sleep. A restful night brings a good vibe throughout the day, followed by increased productivity on time.


3.) Even if it is Less let it Be the best

It’s a golden rule in Time-Management. Even if it is less work, let it be the best work. Don’t hurry. Timing is essential, whereas the good output is even more important. Let it go if the time becomes difficult here. Make sure that the work you do becomes the best.


4.) Get the Help of Tools

We can see multiple planning and calendar tools online. Pick one according to your preferences and convenience. A plain notebook is also good. Time-management can be kept on track with the help of these mediums and online tools.

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1. Don’t have too much on your plate

Do what you can do at the stipulated time. If you have more things on your plate, time management gets tough. Share your work when needed. If not, allocate different time-management strategy that suits.


2. Regarding the commitments

Think before you make another commitment. Too many commitments in different stages of in-completion are bad. It is not a good time-management practice. 


3. Accept the unexpected

Unexpected things happen all the time. Accept it. Change your time-frame and associated planning accordingly.


4. Don’t focus on the Phone

You need self-control here. Notifications and social-media take a chunky part of our valuable time. Don’t do it often. Have some break time and check your phone. Don’t start and end your day with gadgets, especially social-media. 

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Hardest or Easiest Task First

It’s an important time-management route. Being Indecisive about your tasks is not the answer. Choose your tasks. It depends upon individuals. For those who have trouble starting or procrastinating, begin with small tasks. Completing it on time gives a confidence boost. For others, you can begin at your convenience. Either way, working and completing on-time is important. Follow this idea. You need to master this particular time-management skill over time.


Mentally prepare for the day

It is important. It helps you start the day with a positive mindset. With a positive and mentally-prepared mindset, you can manage the day and time with confidence. Consequently, if you are not mentally prepared for the day, it can get tough. You won’t feel active. Agitations due to un-preparedness can spread throughout the day. Time gets wasted while productivity becomes less. 

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Track the time

Track the time you are spending on each task. Analyze your performance for the past week. Notice the ‘time you take’ and the ‘time you spend’ on tasks and other activities. Identify the places where you could save time. It improves your time. This technique is one of the best ways to master your time-management skills.


Identify the mistakes from it

By tracking your past week’s performance, you can identify what went wrong. Try to correct it in the coming new week.


Stay away from Distraction

We understand that one needs personal breaks now and then. You can have healthy distractions such as food-breaks, snack times, music, walk, etc. Make sure that you stay away from distractions that don’t benefit you.

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Setting your Deadline

It is not only for your projects. Include this tip in your day-to-day tasks.

For Example: If you are working on a task, set your own deadline of 10-15 Minutes early to the actual deadline. You will increase your work. In the meantime, you will start thinking about the related tasks needed for completion.


Stop with the ‘perfection’ mindset

The emphasis here is on managing your time well and getting things done in a good way. Don’t bring ‘perfection’ here. Perfection can bring time delays. 

For Instance, The term perfection can be the ‘Working-Process’ for some people. Meanwhile, for some people, perfection is in the ‘Results.’ They don’t care about how the process is. A good result is what such people expect. The term differs with meaning. The importance here is to do the work on time.

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Do Good Planning

Good planning demands time. On the contrary, making appropriate plans in a short time-frame is a skill needed nowadays. You need to develop good planning skills to resolve quick tasks as well as big tasks. It comes with managing your time.

 


Execute it

Once you are done planning, execute it. Executing a plan has multiple factors corresponding to it. Understand the time every stage of execution takes. Manage the time well through planning, scheduling, and deciding. By doing so, you can easily get the results.

To-do list or Checklist

It depends upon individual preferences. Preparing a check-list or to-do list of all your tasks, priorities, and important works will help you. It lets you keep track of things.

Meeting Deadlines

It’s an important skill associated with Time-Management. Meeting your deadline brings more credibility to you. In order to achieve it, you need good planning. Utilizing time efficiently is important here.  

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Make priorities

List your tasks and works based on priorities. It’s the most important tip for good time-management. First, it saves plenty of time. Secondly, a priority gives a perspective of what needs to be done ‘now’ and ‘later.’ You will begin to work quickly and effectively. The third and most important one is Time-Management. 

Set time limit

Set a Time-limit on your own. It’s like a self-alarm for you to finish the task or work. Allocate a specific time for your tasks to complete. Try to complete the work in the allotted time if the time exceeds, no problem. Relax. See where you lagged or what made the delay. Continue the other day by correcting your mistakes. The time-management process takes twists and turns.

Decision-Making

Timely decision making corresponds to good time management. Good decisions can save plenty of time, effort, and resources in your workplace as well as professional space.

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1. Bring together all the tasks you have

If you need to manage your time, you need to distinguish your tasks and activities. Define all your tasks for the day. Include all your activities, meetings, appointments, and other related things, so you don’t miss anything. Without the tasks, there comes no time-planning and scheduling. Bring all the tasks together before you sit to plan your time. 

2. Separate the tasks based on the importance

By now, all your tasks are laid out in front of you. Separate the tasks based on importance. It’s an effective time-management technique for you. Once you separate the tasks based on importance, you will know which one to start and which ones can wait. It prevents you from wasting time.

3. Divide your tasks into small ones

It brings a considerable difference in ‘task Completion.’ Also, dividing big tasks into chunks saves time. It increases your interest. On the other hand, lengthy work can bring boredom easily. You can see how effectively you have completed the tasks if it is small actionable steps. 

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Everything takes practice. Practice brings perfection. It takes disciple in managing the time efficiently. Even a slight act of procrastination beats the purpose of time-keeping. Besides, mastering the time-management skills is easy for you. 

 

i) Time management begins with your daily lifestyle activities upon starting the day. Manage your mornings, and the whole day gets sorted for you.

ii) The same goes for your professional life as well. Being to work on-time gives a smooth start.

iii) Starting from ‘How you begin your day’ to that of ‘How you finish your day’ depends upon time management. Make this time-gap effective, and you become productive!

iv) You got 24 hours for you. Effectively managing that time limit, knowing what you can do and what has to be done is all it takes to master the skill. 

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Besides their achievements, successful people have one thing in common. It is an effective time management technique they practice in life. Every individual has their own terms of achievement and success. Their assessments on professional and personal success differ. For everything, you need to master your time management skills.



Time management should go hand-in-hand with the work you do. With better Time-Management, you can increase your productivity as well as gain a sense of confidence. Apart from these, practicing time-management takes you one step closer to making your goal a reality.

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25 Time Management Skills to Master


1. Bring together all the tasks you have

2. Separate the tasks based on the importance

3. Divide your tasks into small ones

4. Make priorities

5. Set time limit

6. Decision-Making

7. Do Good Planning

8. Execute it

9. To-do list or Checklist

10. Meeting Deadlines

11. Setting your Deadline

12. Stop with the ‘perfection’ mindset

13. Track the time

14. Identify the mistakes from it

15. Stay away from Distraction

16. Hardest or Easiest Task First

17. Mentally prepare for the day

18. Don’t have too much on your plate

19. Regarding the commitments

20. Accept the unexpected

21. Don’t focus on the Phone

22. Be an Early Riser

23. Good Sleep is a Must

24. Even if it is Less let it Be the best

25. Get the Help of Tools


Considering these 25 tips, you can get a rough idea about how you can master the time-management skill. It becomes clear that time management needs practice. It requires patience in the case when things go wrong or unplanned.

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1. Don’t adjourn tasks to your convenience 

If it has to be done today, then do it. Procrastinating beats productivity.

 

2. Go for a planner instead of gadgets

Planners, pen, and paper will not run out of power or go through any technical difficulties. Prefer planners for your schedule planning. Weekly planners are available in multiple sizes to fit your needs. 

 

3. Download Printables

If you are not sure about planners, then you can go for printables. There are simple and easy-to-use weekly schedule planner printables available online. You can download the printables and try them.


4. Start with a to-do list

If you are new with the whole weekly-schedule thing, start slow. Start with a simple “Daily To-Do List.” Try and see if you could follow the ‘to-do’ list for a couple of weeks or months.  Tune yourself into following ‘to-do’ lists and working accordingly. Later, you can slowly start with planning a weekly schedule. 

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1.) Get ready first, other things later

Wake up early. Get things done. Get ready. Once you have finished your breakfast, you can find adequate time before you start your work. During that time, you can browse your phone, laptop, and other gadgets. It varies with individuals and their lifestyles. Following your daily lifestyles and routines, you can follow. But in the end, get ready first and do other things later.

 

2.) Wrap things a little early

Wrapping things for at least 10-15 minutes early at work helps to close the day’s work peacefully. You can utilize this time to look into your weekly schedule. Planning your next day at work can be easy. Cleaning your workspace can be done at this time. The next day when you start, the tidy workspace will increase your positivity.

 

3.) Organize your workspace 

Organize your desk and workplace items. Keep them tidy. Make sure the things end up in their respective files, folders, and stationery-organizers. Overall, you will find it easy to execute things.  You can save time.

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1.) Don’t Rush Your Mornings

Definitely, you cannot rush your daily morning routines like showers, exercises, coffee, and breakfasts. Likewise, you cannot allocate any stipulated time in your weekly-schedule for them. For the best, wake up early. You can have more time as well as not rush into peaceful morning time.

 

2.) Organize your stuff in a solid place

Instead of scattering your keys, chargers, hand-bags, etc., keep them in one solid place. Every time you leave or enter, it becomes easy to find things. In this way, you can avoid wasting time searching for your stuff. It’s a simple thing. It helps you start every day and every week without any tensions.

 

3.) Don’t start your day with notifications and gadgets

Mornings are always productive. It gives a fresh start. Don’t waste it by spending time in checking your notifications. You could waste a considerable amount of time. Browsing here takes you there. It goes on and one. 

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You can organize your weekly schedule like a pro without any hassle.



1.) Don’t Rush Your Mornings

2.) Organize your stuff in a solid place

3.) Don’t start your day with notifications and gadgets

4.) Get ready first, other things later

5.) Wrap things a little early

6.) Organize your workspace

7.) Don’t adjourn tasks to your convenience

8.) Go for a planner instead of gadgets

9.) Download Printables

10.) Start with a to-do list



The above ten points are simple lifestyle changes and adjustments that benefit you big time. These points will make sure that you organize your weekly-schedule and execute it hassle-free without any time-management troubles. 



Organizing a weekly schedule is important. For young people out there looking for success in their careers, good planning is needed. Prioritizing and scheduling your professional work yields better productivity.  



Organize your week in schedules and break yourself from hurries and hindrances.

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1. Update as when needed

You don’t have to wait till Sunday-night. Review and update your weekly schedule whenever needed. You can add new things that need to be done. An urgent or un-expected task that comes can be noted. Not only that, updating your weekly schedule allows you to stay on track and never miss a thing.

 


2. Last-Minute Changes

It happens. Well laid out plans can have last-minute additions. The same goes for your priorities and weekly to-do lists. Make sure you tag the changes and plan the schedule. Leave some room in your weekly schedule for such unexpected tasks.

 


3. A Checklist 

By having checklists in your weekly schedule, you can tick the things done. It gives convenience and other benefits. You don’t have to waste time in repeating any tasks. Missed out things can be identified if unchecked. Hence, you can get things done easier.

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Action Steps

Some individuals write ‘what way to do’ and ‘how to do’ in their weekly-schedule activities. It is optional. If you are interested or like to try how it goes, you can write the respective action-steps for each priority.

 

For Example:

Priority 1: Medical Appointment

 

Fix for an appointment this Thursday around 3 in the noon

 

What to do:

  • Get the dentist’s office phone number.
  • Look for how they take appointments, i.e. a prior week or just the previous day. 
  • See if they take last minute appointments.
  • See if they book appointments through phone or email.
  • I need to make sure when the dental office receptionist comes into office.
  • I have to confirm the time of 3 PM noon else move the appointment Friday.
  • Visit the dental office on my way home.

 

The list can go on. This is just an example of writing actionable steps in your weekly schedule. It varies with every priority you have. You can prepare it according to your convenience.

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Detailed List for your Weekly-Schedule

Once you have laid down what categories you like to cover for the week, things get easier. Under each category, write in detail about something you wish to do. Your weekly schedule should be clear, cover everything as well as in detail. Avoid making a list into a much-abridged version. Explain in detail for your convenience.

 

Consider this example:

 

Appointments:

 

2.15 PM with the marketing head this Wednesday

Try to fix an appointment with the dentist by Thursday morning

Have this appointment with the stylist by 11 AM Tuesday 

 

Kid’s School:

 

PTA Meeting this Friday around 3 PM

Parent-Children project deadline falls Wednesday

 

These are a few examples. You can prepare inconvenience with your lifestyle.

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Bring the Details 

Laying out the essential details is important to organize your weekly schedule accordingly. Bring the overall plans you have to the table. Mention urgent, essential, high-priority tasks by writing them down.


You can prepare the list according to your preferences like weekly-schedule concerning your kid’s, family, business, kitchen/pantry, other errands, etc. If you lay out the details, it will be easy to prepare a list.

 

For Instance: Before you start preparing the schedule for the week, bring important things.

 

Weekly priorities

Appointments

Meetings 

Kid’s School

Meals plans for the week

Shopping

 

By dividing essential categories, it becomes easy for you. The next step will further clarify the methods to write a weekly-schedule. 

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1. It takes practice 

Don’t stress if you keep failing the weekly-schedule plan you prepared. It takes time and practice. But don’t quit. Keep practicing, and you’ll get there.


 

2. Pick the right tool 

The medium can be the vintage technique of pen and paper. If not, you can use your smartphones and gadgets. The web holds tons of planner apps and scheduling apps for user’s convenience. Make sure you choose the right tool which suits you.   



3. Time Managed well 

You can visibly see how effective your time is managed with a proper weekly-schedule. By following a well laid out weekly schedule, you will start to work efficiently. The chances of missing key tasks will be less. Most importantly, with proper scheduling, time management becomes easy for you.



4. Start with Sunday

Night and Review it the Next Monday-morning –No better time to plan your schedule for the next week than Sunday night. Write down the tasks waiting for you in the new week. Sunday night writing will help you focus on things to the day the coming week. The next Monday-morning, you can review the list again if you want to.

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