10 Common Time Management Mistakes

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  • COMMON TIME

    MANAGEMENT MISTAKES

    Rashelle IsipORGANIZATION , TIME MANAGEMENT, AND PRODUCTIVITY

    BLOGGER, CONSULTANT AND AUTHOR

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  • MISTAKE #1 SCHEDULING EVERY SINGLE

    HOUR OF YOUR DAY

  • It pays to schedule your appointments and meetings, but youdon't have to schedule every single hour of your day.

    Give yourself some free space, or "wiggle" room, to deal withunforeseen traffic delays, last-minute meeting changes, or to

    catch your breath between appointments.

  • MISTAKE #2 RUSHING TO COMPLETE A

    TASK

  • Managing your time does not mean you have to rush!

    You can still complete a task if you work on it slowly and carefully,until it is finished.

  • MISTAKE #3ALWAYS KEEPING A STRICT OR

    RIGOROUS SCHEDULE

  • There will be times when you have to make necessaryadjustments to your schedule.

    This doesn't happen often, but your flexibility can make things runa bit smoother.

  • MISTAKE #4 NOT FACTORING IN ADEQUATE

    TRAVEL TIME

  • Traveling from one place to another takes time.

    Play it safe by scheduling in adequate travel time for yourappointments and meetings.

  • MISTAKE #5ONLY THINKING ABOUT

    YOURSELF

  • Working with others is a big part of time management.

    That being said, make sure you have enough time set aside toplan an upcoming meeting, brainstorm a project, conduct a

    review, etc.

  • MISTAKE #6BOOKING MEETINGS BACK TO

    BACK, WITHOUT A BREAK

  • You may think you are being more efficient by skipping breaks,but youll be doing more harm that good.

    Take a break to refresh and recharge your mind and body.

  • MISTAKE #7BEING RUDE OR

    INCONSIDERATE TOWARDSOTHERS

  • Sometimes meetings need to end abruptly. But thats no reason tobe rude or inconsiderate towards others.

    Be respectful and gracious; thank others for their time.

  • MISTAKE #8 YOU NEED TO THE MOST

    CURRENT, SOPHISTICATED ORHI-TECH DEVICE TO MANAGE

    YOUR TIME

  • The only thing you truly need is your awareness of what you aredoing at any given moment.

    Period.

  • MISTAKE #9 TIME MANAGEMENT IS ONLYNECESSARY FOR WORK OR

    SCHOOL

  • Time management skills are transferrable!

    Managing your time efficiently at work can help you bettermanage your time when you're with friends and family.

  • MISTAKE #10 TIME MANAGEMENT REQUIRES

    A LOT OF TIME

  • Taking a minute or two to figure out what you are doingtoday/tomorrow can potentially save you from minutes or hours

    of wasted time.

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