While a man can barely do just one or two things at a time, a woman will probably run around a place doing ten! They are great multi-taskers and you cannot deny that. But sometimes, doing a number of things simultaneously can be quite harmful and they can get worn out. Since a lot of things can depend on them, women need to find a solution to this. The solution is developing a Time Management Strategy.
You are going to see some ways in which you can manage your time more effectively and increase your productivity. This article is exclusively for women, but men can take some tips as well!
Just Doing Stuff Is Not Being Busy
Many a times you try avoiding doing extra stuff by labeling it with a tag which says you are busy and do not have time. Is that really true? Are you really busy doing something productive? When you say you are busy, you must actually be working towards achieving some goals which you have set for yourself. Checking your emails, having telephonic conversations with friends, going out for lunch and playing games take up a lot of your time no doubt, but that is not helping you achieve your goals. Although you might be ‘busy’, you need to set your priorities straight in order to manage your time effectively.
Set Goals And Work Towards Them
Instead of doing all of the above, you can avoid them by preparing a schedule and working towards your target. Check your email just a couple of times, do not waste time talking over the phone, have a small lunch break and get straight back to work once you are done and keep your phone aside while you are working.
Too Much Time And No Deadline
When you have a lot of time on your hands, you tend to postpone work which needs to be done. It is a psychological fact that when you know you have time, you think that you will do it later and take it easy. But when you know you have to get certain tasks completed in a small duration, the pressure makes you focus on getting that work completed within the stipulated time period.
Time Management Tips For Women
- Write down your business and personal goals somewhere, and make sure you read them every single day.
- Specify the number of hours you would want to work productively everyday and follow that sincerely.
- Eliminate extra activities which keep you busy, but do not help in achieving your goals.
- Ask somebody, friends or colleagues, to keep a check on your weekly goals and assist you if you are going in the wrong direction.
- Setting deadlines for your goals will help you complete the work in a stipulated time.
- Before you begin the next day, make a to-do list so that as soon as your day begins, you know what you have to do.
- Have a couple of important tasks in your to-do list every single day, and make sure you complete them no matter what happens.
So these are some useful time management tips through which women can complete all their works and become successful, without stressing themselves too much.