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We look at how making a schedule could help us stay productive and efficient every day. Hint: It's easier than you think.


How to create an effective schedule

How to create an effective schedule


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Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.

How to create an effective schedule

Creating and sticking to a schedule—both in your personal and professional life—is the best way to manage your time and ensure you fit everything you need (and want!) to do into your daily life.

But schedules can be challenging, especially if t...

The Importance of a Daily Schedule

Your daily schedule is like your blueprint for the day. It keeps you on track and helps you make the most out of your time.

Not only that, but schedules allow you to identify where the “time sucks” are. Think of these as areas that are draining your time, and you need to get rid of...

How to make an effective daily schedule

1. Perform a Time Inventory

You can use Digital Planners available in the Market to Track Down what are you doing every day, block a specific amount of time on these activities. If you are not a techie, you can use the good old-fashioned Planners.

2. List your...

Why invest in a Planner?

Planners help hold you accountable; if you have written reminders of where you’re supposed to be and what you’re supposed to be doing, it’s more challenging to ignore.

Planners are also helpful because they help keep you organized.

Instead of having your sch...

Planner Outline to keep you Organized

Clearly, if you want to build an effective daily schedule, you need a planner. But what, exactly, do you need to include in that planner?

Here’s an outline of the five must-have’s to include on each task in your daily planner schedule:

  • Time
  • Commitment
  • Other people...

How do you keep your planner organized?

Is there a way to keep on top of your to-do list?

Color coding can be used to distinguish between distinct commitments. Work commitments, for example, could be highlighted in pink, family commitments in yellow, and personal commitments in blue. That way, you'll be able to see right away wh...

How to stay in line with your Planner?

  • If sticking to a schedule on your own is difficult, ask the support of a friend, coworker, or family member to hold you accountable. 
  • Pull out your planner at the end of each day and take a brief check of your schedule to see how well you stayed to it. If you struggle, think about ho...

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