Time management is actually self management .Utilisation of time is an important ingredient to lead a quality life.it is interesting that the skills we need to manage others are the same skills we need to manage ourselves: the ability to visualise, direct,plan,delegate,organise and control.
Time is a unique phenomenon.Humans so far have not perceived clearly what time is.But we are all aware that our success in life depends mainly on the effective utilization of this abstract thing called time.Nobody, let him be a king or a layman, can win over time. WE must adjust ourselves to time for it waits for none.Greate me excel in their lives by effective management of timeThey get up early plan everyday and ensure that they have carried out everything before going to bed early.
MAJOR THIEVES OF TIME:-
Telephone interruptions,unexpected visitors,lengthy socialising,lack of information,procrastination,failure to delegate,unclear objectives,failure to set priorities,lack of self-discipline,attempting to do too much at once,lack of relevant skills etc.
The biggest thief of time:--
is not decision making but decision avoidance. By reducing procrastination,we can substantially increase the amount of active time available to us.Have you got a minute?
it can end up as a request for one hour.Knowing how to deal with interruptions is one of the best skills you can learn.
There are many way to manage time.A few are listed below:
1. Always define your objectives
2. Analyse your use of time.
3. Have a clear plan
4. Action plan analysis
5. Don't say 'yes' when you want to say 'no'
6. Organise well