When it comes to Time Management, the first thing you must figure out is your method in terms of dealing with time. This cannot be anyone else’s method, but yours. Therefore, you have to be brutally honest with yourself.
- Are you a planner?
- Are you a procrastinator?
- Do you work best under pressure?
- How about A & B.
- All of the Above, Girl.
Personally, I am a planner. I’m that girl that uses a planner, phone calendar, wall calendar, and a written to-do list. It’s my NORMAL. Without proper planning, I can’t function.
Now that you have selected your answer, I can provide you with some tips.
For The Planner In You
As a planner, it’s simple – Utilize your planner to the fullest. By now you should already know how to log daily tasks, appointments, meetings, dates, etc.
Step 1: Be sure to set aside time to log in tasks at the beginning of the month/week, on all platforms (i.e. Handheld Planner, Wall Calendar, and Phone)
Step 2: Color Coat or Highlight Categories (i.e. Blue for Work Life, Orange for Home Life, Red for Appointments, Green for Wellness, and Pink for Outings/Family/Miscellaneous)
Step 3: After a Completed Task – Mark Through w/ Black Pen
Step 4: Have Fun! Get creative. You can doodle in your planner, draw, add stickers – make it your own! Continue reading “Panic or Plan: Time Management Edition”