What is time management?

by Maatla Mmolawa

What is time management?

Nov 30, 2010: Kell's response to what is time management?

Hi Maalta,

Your question is a good one.

Many people think that time management is about managing time - whether it is through to do lists or personal organizers, or time management software.

However, managing time is really an oxymoron because time cannot be managed.

Each and every day, we have 24 hours allocated to our time use - and regardless of what we do, each hour and day march on.

So time cannot be managed.

So coming back to your question: "What is time management". Time management is really SELF Management or LIFE management.

It is about managing yourself and the tasks that you have to do, in relation to time.

I talk more about this at what is time management?

Individuals with good time management techniques ensure that they get their priorities done in their allocated time.

Here are some time management tools to get things done.

I hope that this answers your time management question.

All the best,


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