As we welcome the autumn season, it may be time for you to “fall back” into better time management practices. Let’s use a little fall imagery. Think of a child playing in the leaves. The crunchy leaves are raked into a nice, tall pile, only to be scattered in all directions as the child leaps and laughs. Now think of those leaves as your to-do list at work. Have you assembled a nice, tall list of tasks to accomplish, just to see them scattered by the end of the day?
Time management in the workplace is a constant challenge. Disruptions, distractions and deadlines can keep your to-do list growing while leaving you feeling overwhelmed by failure.
Here are five time management tips to help you “fall back” into productivity at the office:
Let the colorful, falling leaves of autumn serve as a reminder. All of those minutes wasted throughout your workday will mound into a pile of unproductiveness. By making a conscious effort to prioritize your daily schedule, you will fall back into time management and out of despair!