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20 Top Time Management Tips

20 Top Time Management Tips

20 Top Time Management Tips

It is an interesting fact that the 20 top time management skills all start with the letter P.

I call it the P-List time management skills.

1. Purposefulness

Your purpose is to achieve your organisational targets.

2. Planning

Your plan is how you intend to achieve the purpose. Your purpose can only be achieved by proper planning.

3. Persistence

Persistence s the attitude of relentlessly coming back stronger, with a better plan, after a setback or defeat.

4. Prioritisation

Prioritisation is the art of putting things into the correct logical order.

5. Protocols

Protocols are written documents that standardise organisational responses.

6. Preparation

Preparation is the act of making ready before the event.

7. Progressive Thinking

Progressive thinking is the act of always looking towards a better future.

8. Proper delegation

Delegating is the art of entrusting a task to another. Proper Delegating means entrusting the right task; to the right person; at the right time; in the right way.

9. Productive effort

Productive effort is how much energy you are willing to pour into the implementation of your plan.

10. Positive Psychology

Positive psychology is all about developing the mindset of a champion. Think it and it will happen!

11. Preparation

Preparation is the habit of making-ready before the event.

12. Progressive thinking

Always mentally looking towards a better way of doing things.

13. Prevention of avoidable errors

Is the elimination of preventable mistakes and omissions.

14. Proper decision-making

Proper decision-making is the ultimate skill, because the quality of your life depends upon you making the right decisions.

15. Problem cause solution analysis

Is the act of understanding the reasons why bad things happen and formulating practical solutions.

16. Problem implication countermeasure analysis

Is envisaging and preventing the possible painful consequences of an existing problem.

17. Personal initiative

Self-motivated action. It is the habit of acting before anyone forces you.

18. Positive mental attitude

The habit of taking charge of your own mind and emotions and directing them towards visions of a better future.

19. Political awareness

Is the ability to gain the willing cooperation of other people; to act in harmony for the achievement of a shared purpose.

20. Philosophy of continuous improvement

This is the philosophy that is always happy, but never satisfied. It implies an attitude of mind that is never satisfied with the Status Quo. A belief that improvement is always possible and therefore, should be made.

About the Author: Chris Farmer

Chris

Chris Farmer is the founder of the Corporate Coach Group and has many years’ experience in training leaders and managers, in both the public and private sectors, to achieve their organisational goals, especially during tough economic times. He is also well aware of the disciplines and problems associated with running a business.

Over the years, Chris has designed and delivered thousands of training programmes and has coached and motivated many management teams, groups and individuals. His training programmes are both structured and clear, designed to help delegates organise their thinking and, wherever necessary, to improve their techniques and skills.

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