The One Thing You Must
Know About Time Management
Does this sound
resolutions always revolve around learning to manage your time more
- You cannot count the
number of times you have promised to "become more effective
with your time".
- Or how many times you
have said "I want to get more done in less time"
wondered about the secret to "managing your time wisely"?
One of the reasons we have so
much trouble managing time is that we are seeing time as an object that
can be managed.
We think if somehow we
manage to control
our time, we will find ourselves getting more done.
we think that we can manage our time, we are imagining fitting our
to-do list into a pre-determined schedule or timetable.
when the tasks on that list are not done within our schedule or
timeframe, we assume it is because we managed our time poorly.
belief that we can somehow control time or even manage our time can
lead to several problems.
We tend to multi-task.
Believing that we will be more efficient, we work on several of those
tasks on our list at once. However, doing this really means
are probably not doing any of them effectively.
We set unreasonable deadlines.
We determine the amount of time it will take to accomplish our tasks
based on our best average time in which we have done it in the
This means we do not take into account interference and interruptions.
We do not look for ways to
When we are trying to control our time, we tend to do the same things
over and over again, but hurriedly. We are rushing to finish
racing against the clock and worrying about the time. This
sets us up
to fail, because the time will pass whether the list is done or not and
our focus was the time, not the task.
The one thing
that you must know about time management? It is that time
cannot BE managed.
is a commodity that does not change and cannot be manipulated, altered
or rearranged. It marches on whether we realize this
principle or not.
So, what must we do?
What must we change?
need to change our thinking.
By recognizing that there really
only ONE thing that CAN be managed - and that is ourself.
manage our time by managing what
we do and when
we do it. Then we
decrease the amount of time a task takes, by increasing our efficiency.
are skills that can be learned. Our feeling of being able to
time then will be changed by learning how to choose reasonably what we
do and then learning how to do it efficiently. And when we
skills, we become masters of ourselves thus forever changing the
meaning of "managing our time wisely".
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learn those skills?
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