Mind Tools shares 10 time management common mistakes. How are you doing with these?
Mistake #1) Failing to Keep a To-Do List
-If you don’t track the things you need to do, you’ll miss something!
Mistake #2) Not Setting Personal Goals
-You need to think about the future! SMART Goals.
Mistake #3) Not Prioritizing
-Figure out what’s most important.
Mistake #4) Failing to Manage Distractions
-Don’t let anything ‘steal’ your time away.
Mistake #5) Procrastination
-Don’t delay. Do what needs to be done.
Mistake #6) Taking on too Much
-Learn to say ‘no’. This will define you.
Mistake #7) Thriving on ‘Busy’
-Being busy doesn’t mean you’re being effective.
Mistake #8) Multitasking
-When you are able to focus, you’ll be better!
Mistake #9) Not Taking Breaks
-Rest helps you recuperate. You’ll work better after a break.
Mistake #10) Ineffectively Scheduling Tasks
-Learn when you do your best work and plan for that.
If you want to manage your time, avoid doing these things!
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