Time is our most precious resource. Time enables us to get everything done, whether it’s chasing our goals or getting the day to day grind out of the way. Time is the only resource at our disposal to get it all done.
The demands on your time have grown increasingly which leaves many of us overwhelmed in terms of how we are going to get it all done, thereby creating a stressful environment within ourselves. As there are only 24 hours in a day to do everything we need to do, time management is critical in how we utilize our time in the most productive manner.
Here are some tools and strategies that you can implement to help you find some extra time.
Step 1: Become a tyrant of your time
This means that you must become protective of your time. You are in control of your time and how you utilise and allocate it.
Step 2: Awareness
Time is a limited resource. Be aware of how you utilise your time. Stop and reflect on the situation and have a clear awareness about how you are utilising your time.
Step 3: Create clarity
When you lack clarity, you get bogged down with irrelevant and unimportant tasks. You need to identify what is important and what needs to be done urgently. Make a plan to complete the most important and urgent tasks and then stick to your plan.
By creating extra time for yourself, your family and the things you love, you will feel more relaxed and less stressed.Take back the power of your time. By resetting our mindset around time, shifting it into a positive space, we create a space where we feel more in control.
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About the author:
Usha Maharaj CA(SA) is an Executive and Leadership Coach in South Africa who went from small town trainee accountant to Director in a Big-4 audit firm. Her 16+ year corporate career had all of the highs and lows of a high performing workplace where she shattered setbacks, crushed challenges and conquered fears to enjoy a highly successful career. She now inspires ambitious individuals and executives to reach their own highest level of influence in corporate South Africa.
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