If you are a manager or you are considering becoming a manager, it is important to first understand the role and its required time-management skills. A manager is a person responsible for leading, planning, organizing, staffing, and controlling the progress of an organization. Sometimes, managers start feeling completely overwhelmed at work and get frustrated because they never have enough time to do what they really want to do. The result is a poor work-life balance, working longer hours, stress, exhaustion, irritability, impaired ability to problem solve, and difficulty concentrating. Therefore, it is important to know how to Improve Time Management Skills. Managers who manage their time well are more productive, more efficient, and more likely to meet deadlines. So, balancing your professional and personal life can be challenging, but it’s essential. Here are ten tips that can help you to improve your Time Management Skills: 1. Organize a brainstorming session and determine your priorities for increased focus and efficiency; 2. Plan and organize a realistic schedule with incremental goals and benchmarks for yourself; 3. Start early: most successful people have one thing in common — they start their day early; 4. Be focused: manage distractions by setting boundaries and saying no when necessary; 5. Eliminate time-wasting activities and procrastination; 6. Be self-aware: track your time and take regular breaks to keep your focus and energy levels high; 7. Implement an exercise routine; 8. Meditate: this is a habit that will slowly changing your life for the better; 9. Take time to reflect on your goals: spend time in solitude reflecting on your progress; and 10. Read, Read, Read as a sacred habit: the more you read the more knowledge you acquire. How does effective time management contribute to creating an entrepreneurial mindset for success? Would you like to leave a comment?
Dr. Jose Lazaro Quintero Santos
M.Sc. Ryan Whitson