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8 Secrets To Time Management That Nobody Talks About

Time management tips that stick

By The Breatharian BloggerPublished about a year ago 6 min read
8 Secrets To Time Management That Nobody Talks About
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All successful people in history have something in common in their effective time management.

Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. However, some of us use it effectively and most others mess up and miss out on a lot in life.

Your achievement level depends upon how careful you are in your time utilization.

Here are eight tips to take your time management to a new level:

1. Always be punctual

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If you want to be successful in time management, always be punctual.

This means being on time for appointments, meetings, and other commitments.

Punctuality shows that you respect other people's time and that you are organized and efficient.

It is the key to maintaining good relationships and avoiding stressful situations.

Punctuality can be maintained if you reschedule any engagement or appointment by advancing it by half an hour.

Then you may go leisurely,even 20 min late that way you are still 10 minutes ahead.

This is my favorite way to maintain punctuality.

Always remember that those who have value for their time, and value others time, will always be punctual except in unavoidable circumstances.

2. Avoid Postponing your work

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It is said that the “Secret of success is the consistency of purpose!” whoever is clear about his goal, will never slacken. Naturally, he will not postpone anything!

If you analyze, you will understand that, most often, you postpone only those things you do not like very much.

At the same time, you will not postpone work which you love to do.

Avoiding postponing your work is the secret to time management.

When you have a task to complete, do it as soon as possible.

Putting it off will only make it harder to get done, and will take up more of your time.

3. Avoid Netflix and chill

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It has been researched and found that if anyone watches TV for long, his brain becomes passive and as a result.

The grasping capacity and overall sharpness of the mind become very poor.

If you want to be successful in time management, you need to avoid the trap of TV.

TV can be a huge time waster, and it's easy to get sucked into watching hours of it.

Instead, focus on other things that are more productive and that will help you achieve your goals.

There are plenty of other things to do with your time that are more beneficial than watching TV.

Make a conscious effort to avoid TV and you'll be well on your way to better time management.

4. Minimize Computer Games and Internet

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A Research group from the USA recently found that if one plays computer games for an hour, whatever he/she studied just before, gets overlapped and as a result fades away from their memory lane.

The Internet is an extremely useful tool. It provides complete information at your access. However, it is also a powerful killer of times you may tend to browse all unwanted things.

Minimizing computer games and internet use is the secret to time management.

By doing so, you can focus on more important tasks and avoid wasting time on activities that don't contribute to your goals.

Make a conscious effort to limit your game and internet usage, and you'll find that you have more time to get things done.

5. Don’t Indulge in Gossip

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Gossip is mostly useless talk. Those who are focused in life should take care to avoid it.

Gossiping is said to be the act of goalless people. If you want to be successful in time management, then you need to refrain from indulging in gossip.

Gossip can be a huge time waster, and it can also be detrimental to your productivity.

When you gossip, you are not focusing on your own work and goals.

Instead, you are focusing on other people's lives and problems.

This can lead to you feeling stressed and overwhelmed, which can impact your ability to get work done.

If you want to be successful in time management, focus on your own work and get rid of gossip.

6. Minimize Cell Phone Time

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Time management is the key to success in any area of life, and that includes minimizing cell phone time.

Just like with any other task, set a goal for yourself regarding how much time you want to spend on your phone each day.

Once you have a goal in mind, stick to it by setting a timer or using an app to track your usage.

Be mindful of how you are using your time on your phone, and try to limit non-essential activities such as scrolling through social media.

Make the most of your time by using it to stay connected with loved ones, get work done, or do something that brings you joy.

At the end of the day, reflect on how you did in terms of meeting your goal, and adjust accordingly for the next day.

With some time and effort, minimizing cell phone time can lead to a more productive and balanced life.

7. Get up Early in the Morning

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Waking up early in the morning gives you a chance to start your day with a clear head.

You can use the time before everyone else is awake to get things done that you need to do without distractions.

Getting up early also allows you to have some time to yourself before the craziness of the day begins.

If you want to be successful in time management, getting up early is definitely the secret.

Trust me, try it out for yourself and you'll see how much easier it is to get things done when you have a few extra hours in the morning.

8. Have Proper Planning for the Day

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Having proper planning for the day is the secret to time management.

By taking the time to plan out your day, you can ensure that you are using your time wisely and efficiently.

By knowing what you need to do and when you need to do it, you can avoid wasted time and get more done in less time.

You can start by spending 10 minutes every day organizing the whole days engagement.

In fact, it will be better if you do this the previous night just before you go to bed.

Bonus Tip: Retrospect and introspect at Bed Time

If you cultivate the habit of planning for the day in the morning and recalling and analyzing the day’s activities at bedtime.

Bed time is the perfect time to think about the day that has just passed and reflect on what went well and what could have been done better.

This introspection can help to improve time management in the future by identifying areas where time was wasted and brainstorming ways to avoid those time-wasting activities.

Additionally, looking back on past successes can help to create a plan for how to best use time in the future.

Thanks for reading! I trust you were able to take some tidbits from these tips on time management.

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About the Creator

The Breatharian Blogger

Here to inspire you on your journey. ✊🏾

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