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Work Smarter Newsletter #19: 7 Time Management Tips for You
June 02, 2009


Do you find yourself feeling frustrated and exhausted at the end of the day and having nothing to show for your efforts?

Is your life a big mass of commitments that leaves you feeling pulled in many directions?

If so, then you may not be using your time as effectively as possible.

These 7 tips on using your time effectively can reduce your stress and improve your productivity and well-being.

Where do you start?

First, find out how good your time management is. This time management survey provides you with a personal report showing where your strengths and weaknesses are - and more importantly, what you can do about it.

7 Time Management Tips for You

These 7 tips on using your time effectively and reduce your stress.

  1. Time is your most valuable resource. Setting goals is an important step to living with more purpose and using your time on those things that are most important to you.
  2. Getting organized is the launch pad for living effectively. If your desk is hidden by a pile of papers, then personal organization could save you time!
  3. Do you feel that you are constantly putting out fires, jumping from one crises to another. If so, then taking this proactive approach is a good start to daily planning.
  4. Plan your day the night before Did you know that every hour spent planning, can save 3-4 hours in execution.
  5. You have mail? Email has the ability to interrupt your concentration and take you away from your most important priorities. Use these email tips to save time.
  6. If you are like millions of others who treat commuting as dead time, it does not have to be. Use planes, trains and automobiles to your advantage
  7. Are you geared for prime time? Ensure that you do your most important tasks in the most productive part of your day!

What works for you?

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill

Many subscribers have asked why we give all our resources and courses away for free, and ask for nothing in exchange, especially when these courses cost several hundred dollars each to attend.

Our goal is to improve the amount of quality time management content, tools and resources offered on our website.

And this is where you come in.

You can share with the rest of us – it's easy, just click here.

We want to hear your ideas what time management tips work and don’t work for you.

Now comes the fun part! Once your page is written, submitted and approved for publication, we will create a webpage to highlight your story – and we will also highlight YOU as the generous time management expert who submitted it.

We will announce your story to the rest of the Time Management community and invite our readers to comment on your page.

Which time management tip has worked (or not worked) for you? Click here to share your time management tip.

Do you have a hobby or a special Interest? Why not make some money out of it!

This is where Effective Time Management Strategies journey began

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To all of our subscribers, please let us know your comments, views or feedback so that we can improve our site for our most valuable resource - YOU

To access our free tools that are on this site, go to the time management tools page.

If you have a burning time management question that you want to ask, or you want to pay it forward for what works for you (or even answer a question), then see the time management question page.

Kell and the team at Effective Time Management Strategies wish you all the best.
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