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What Time Management Is

What Time Management Is

Time is our precious resource. It is perishable, it is irreplaceable, and it cannot be saved. It can only be reallocated from activities of lower value to activities of higher value.

Time management refers to how you schedule and organize your time for different activities.

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For you to develop sufficient desire to develop time management and organizational skills, you must be intensely motivated by the benefits you feel you will enjoy.

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  • Keep your emails short and sweet
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  • Check your email twice a day.

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  • Think on paper: Always write down what you intend to do.
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Your “frog” is your most important task, the one you are most likely to procrastinate on if you don’t do something about it.

  • Develop a sense of urgency: the habit of moving fast when an opportunity presents itself to you.
  • Stop procrastinating: develop the time management habit of moving quickly when something needs to be done.
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Time management is the process of planning and controlling how much time to spend on specific activities. Good time management enables an individual to complete more in a shorter period of time, lowers stress, and leads to career success .

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