Time management is important. When we fail to manage our time, we let priorities that are not our own invade our lives.
That’s why you have to take control of your time. You have to manage it well. Just like your money, you have to tell your time where it will go.
Do you want to feel like you’ve got control of your time again? Do you want to get more things done in less time? Then it’s time to kick those poor time management habits to the curb.
8 Time Management Strategies To Improve Productivity
1. Calendarize your priorities:
If we don’t know our priorities, anything could be a priority. This is why you have to decide what’s a priority and what’s not. Once you’ve decided on your priorities, schedule them. You can schedule everything from regular workout routines to date nights with your spouse to personal development. Read more...
Photo by Charlz Gutierrez de Pineres
Or maybe it’s not knock, knock but ring, ring. The sound of your cell phone going off constantly.
Distractions are all around us. They’re keeping us from doing our best work.
Does anyone else ever feel this is their daily journey? You walk into the office. You take a seat behind your desk. And then someone interrupts your day.
You help your team member take care of the issue. Problem solved. Then the next “knock, knock” happens. And there’s another issue presented to you.
Or, maybe, you’re on track and then you notice the latest season of Stranger Things has dropped on Netflix. It’s time for a binge!
You’re distracted. You’re off track… Read more...
You’ve created healthy habits. You’re beginning to feel the positive impacts of the newly formed habits. But you’ve hit a roadblock.
The healthy habits you’ve created as a leader are becoming harder and harder to stick to. You’ve discovered they’re taking up more of your time than you anticipated.
Photo by Pete Nowicki
Maybe you’re thinking of giving up on the habits that are making you healthier. Or maybe you’re thinking of slacking off and skipping valuable exercise or eating healthy foods.
You wouldn’t be alone. It’s easy to slack off on healthy habits. They can take a lot of time out of your day. However, let me encourage you to keep those healthy habits. They’re changing your life and leadership for the better.
But what can you do to stick to the healthy habits you’ve created? Let’s take a look at a couple of ways you can do this. Read more...
With everything on a leader’s plate, staying healthy as a leader sometimes falls by the wayside. Thoughts of “How do I fit exercise into my daily routine” to “I can’t do a lot of exercises because I’m not in shape” fill your mind. You’re lost on where to start and where to go when you’re looking to become healthy.
The physical strength needed to get started exercising can seem overwhelming. The time it takes to maintain your physical health. And the repetition… These can all get to you as you begin your healthy leader journey.
Photo by Dev Dodia
Yet you can do it. I know you can because I’ve done it. I want to share with you a few of the things I do to stay healthy as a leader.
If you begin to implement and adapt my healthy strategies, you will find yourself becoming healthier and better able to take on the day. Read more...
Last year was a year out of balance. I forgot how to find balance in work, life, and play. Things were out of whack and I felt the consequences of being out of balance.
My blog writing suffered. My health suffered. And my relationships suffered. All because I wasn’t balancing life in the right way.
I’ve begun a shift in my life where I’m finding more balance. I’m getting the important aspects of my life taken care of along with the business side.
You can too, my friend. This article will help you find balance in work, life, and play.
5 Ways To Find Balance In Work, Life, And Play
1. Create a list of what is important to you:
We often lose our balance in life because we have never listed out what is truly important in life. By creating a list of what is important to you (you can get a FREE downloadable template at the end of this article), you begin to mentally take note of what activities, people, and tasks should take priority in your life. Read more...