The “Work Less, More Success” Guide to Time Management – Step Two

Continuing with our series on the Productivity Workflow Formula™ (PWF) Step 2: Schedule Time to Do It: REDUCE YOUR OBLIGATIONS Once you've identified your key tasks, make the time to do them. Remember, time management really boils down to self-management: the willingness to stop misusing time and practice self-discipline. While you’re not going to waste time during the workday, you’re not trying to do it all. Block out time for your critical HIT lists tasks right on your calendar. Work to reduce your obligations by adopting the computer science concept of "caching." This involves developing the ability to add, drop, and refuse new data on the fly, in order to streamline your workload. I call this "availability caching." When you find yourself at or near maximum capacity, it helps make … [Read more...]