should I use to help me master time management skills?
What is time
management and how can it help you get more done in less time?
has many different answers to many different people because time
management is not a type of cookie-cutter course that everyone can
use for their lives. With each individual comes different needs.
And although you can learn time management skills and techniques,
you must approach it with your own style, your own goals, your own
visions, and your own unique motivations.
motivation and how it can help you manage your time better so that
you can get more work done, spend more time with your family and
friends, and have a better sense of accomplishment in your life.
The term motivation
itself contains “motive”. And without a clear understanding
of your motive (why exactly you are doing what you are doing) then
you will be forever lost in the cycle of doing more and gaining
You must be
absolutely clear about the reasons “why” you are undertaking
all of the tasks in your life. This is not limited to your work
and career choices, but your personal and family choices as well.
You can never
effectively manage your time if you are not motivated enough to
do more and at faster speeds. And this motivation comes from understanding
the underlying reasons why you are doing whatever it is you are
doing in the first place.
Take out a pen
and a piece of paper and start this little time management mental
exercise. Simply ask yourself the following questions and write
your answers down:
- Why do you
work as much as you do?
- Why are
you involved in the tasks that you are involved in today?
- Why do you
work so hard?
- What is it
that you are trying to achieve?
- And what
is the fastest and most simple route to get you from where you
are now to where you want to go?
Now that you
have started to put your thoughts on paper, your next step is to
start gaining the additional knowledge and skills that you will
need to perform your best and with the greatest productivity.
Your goal is
become an expert in time management. And in order to become an expert
in any subject, all you need to do is read and study the principles
outlined within that material each and every day.
above are critical for understanding your motives.
We offer you
our free "To Do List" software to get organized and stay
on task. You need to be clear about what you want / need to get
done if you want to get it done.
Next, I strongly
encourage you try our Laser Focus program. This audio program should
be listened to while you work. It will help you tune out distractions,
and put your brain in peak state for getting organized and getting
things done. When you feel that lack of motivation, attention deficit
type symptoms or you need to overcome procrastination, this program
will do the job for you.
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Read books on
time management for thirty minutes each morning and again at night.
Listen to time management audio tapes and CDs in your car while
driving and at home in your spare time. And back up all that you
see and hear with action. Back up your studies of time management
with practice and I promise you that you will start to see and feel
changes not only in managing our time, but in all areas of your
life as well.