As leaders, we have numerous things to be done within a limited time.
Since time is limited, one therefore has to manage oneself effectively for one to be effective at the workplace.
Mistakenly, many people assume that if they work for longer hours, this equates to an improved productivity. While this way be true in the short run, this can lead to higher probability of them getting burnout.
Moreover, overworking without necessary breaks negatively impacts the whole team leading to poor quality work, lack of innovation, and performance.
As leaders, it is vital to use your time effectively. By managing your time, and yourself, you can improve both the quality and quantity of your work.
And if you find it hard to manage your time wisely, here are some helpful skills that you might want to develop to attract more success in your life:
• Focus on one task at a time. Don’t do multiple tasks at the same time.
• Calendar important daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly to-dos or goals.
• Allot time for your planned activities based on the size of the project.
• Avoid wasting time on gatherings that don’t help you achieve your goals.
• Delegate tasks that you are not good at to subordinates and colleagues.
• Keep things simple and be able to adjust priorities as a result of new tasks.
In essence, managing your time requires you to get be organized. Hence, by managing yourself better, you more easily achieve your goals. This means you are then able to do the things you value most like travelling or being with family.
If you need help with this area in your life, reach out to us for help.
I look forward to hearing your experiences.
All good wishes!
Dr. Gerald Amandu, PhD
Leadership Coach and Business Advisor CEO & Founder, Gerald Amandu Success Academy