We all want to have more freedom, but time isn’t always on our side because we don’t know how to manage it.
Managing time is really tough especially when you don’t know what you’re doing. But don’t worry – we have a few tips for you to try out. Remember that everyone goes through moments of doubt and ultimately, it will depend on your approach. We all have different ways of making things work and this also applies to time management. The best thing you could do for yourself is to be trained in a time management training course and nobody does it better than PD Training in Hong Kong.
Be Stern With Yourself
Before you can manage your time, you need to manage yourself. Start by setting deadlines for yourself and sticking with them. Never try to push the deadline back as it will make setting deadlines pointless for you. Also, when setting your deadline, make sure to account for an extra time allowance. This is done to give you some breathing room because we all know that even the best plans don’t work out the way they should.
Focus On One Thing
There are really some people who can do many things at the same time but not all of us can do that. As much as possible, avoid multi-tasking as it will only make you jump from one project to another without finishing any of them. Also, our minds work better when we are focused, which is why we need to stop moving around.
You Need Help
Sometimes, we just have too much on our plates that we can’t finish it all. This is one of those times when you need to admit that you need help. Learn to delegate your work to others who have more time on their hands. It may be hard for you to trust others with your work. However, keep in mind that it is better to have someone who can focus on the job working on it for you than you working on it unfocused and risking the quality of the work.
Make Your Spare Time Useful
Nobody should be thinking of work twenty-four hours a day. That is crazy! But when you do have some spare time like waiting in line for something or while you’re stuck in traffic, use some of it to plan your work or things you need, such as your grocery list.
Never forget to congratulate yourself on a job well done. Give yourself a treat and celebrate your accomplishment. It doesn’t matter if it’s extravagant or simple. What matters is that you need to appreciate yourself and show yourself some love.
These tips can truly make life easier for you and PD Training in Hong Kong can help you achieve that.
PD Training delivers thousands of professional development courses each year in Hong Kong so you can be assured your training will be delivered by a qualified and experienced trainer.
All public time management training courses include am/pm tea, lunch, printed courseware and a certificate of completion. Customised courses are available upon request so please contact pdtraining at [email protected] to learn more.