Time-management is not hereditary! (You can now breathe easier). However, every minute counts! With the help of these four simple tips, you can gain some much needed time back into your day.
Designate Time Each night, create a master to-do list of your activities for the following day. Next to each bullet point, jot down a rough estimate of how long it will take to complete the task. Be realistic and give yourself an appropriate amount of time for each agenda item.
Begin Early Start on your list the moment you wake up. Your internal motivation is a better stimulant than coffee, promise! Besides, your productive morning sets the tone for the rest of the day.
Prioritize Complete the most important tasks first. When an agenda item is done, cross out the activity on your list. Pretend you are racing against the clock, and try to get your entire list accomplished before the time runs out.
Be Flexible Over the course of a day, life happens. Stick to the priorities on your agenda, but leave a loop-hole for some spontaneity. You are in control of your agenda!