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7 Most Effective Methods of Time Management to Boost Productivity

7 Most Effective Methods of Time Management to Boost Productivity



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1. The Ivy Lee Method

Ivy Lee told each manager to write the six most important tasks they must do the next day in order of priority on a piece of paper and leave it on their desk ready for the following day. When they arrived the next morning, they began work on the first task and, once completed, crossed it off and ...

2. Time Blocking

Time blocking is a method of time management where you block out time on your calendar to do focused work.

Let me give you an example from my system. I write a blog post, a podcast script, and plan, and record two to three YouTube videos each week. I can only make sure I have time for thes...

3. Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro Technique is where you set a timer for 25 minutes and work focused and undisturbed for those twenty-five minutes. Then, once the alarm goes off, you take a five-minute break and set your alarm for another twenty-five minutes of focused work.

The Pomodoro Technique is an excelle...

4. Pareto Principle

This is not so much a method of time management but more an observation that can help you to work on the things that give you the most significant positive results:

The Pareto principle states that for many outcomes, roughly 80% of consequences come from 20% of causes (the “vital few”).


5. 2+8 Prioritization Method

Similar to the Ivy Lee Method, the 2+8 Prioritization Method has you to select two must-do tasks and eight other tasks you would like to complete the next day. The two must-do tasks must be done no matter what. For the eight remaining tasks, you will do whatever you can to complete the tasks, but...

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