Don’t Call Them Resolutions: Time Management Hacks For Your Most Successful New Year

As I arrive into the New Year, with new opportunities beckoning on the horizon, I owe it to my team, myself and my venture to master my time.”

  • Self-care – put yourself first
  • Reading – find time to self-educate
  • Diet & Exercise – like a spiritual commitment
  • Cooking – saves money and gives you control
  • Team Management – a system for team management
  • Business Financials – a review of business financials the first of every month
  • Backend – stay on top of your online analytics and marketing performance
  • Delegation – you can’t do everything yourself
  • External (Non-Team) Meetings & Phone Calls – development and relationship building are good for business
  • Waking Up – you get so much more done
  • Social Media – keep this to a minimum by scheduling posts
  • Milestone Calendar – so my team and I can all be on the same page

 

Forbes.com. (2017). Don’t Call Them Resolutions: Time Management Hacks For Your Most Successful New Year. [online] Available at: http://www.forbes.com/sites/autumnadeigbo/2016/12/31/dont-call-them-resolutions-time-management-hacks-for-your-most-successful-new-year/#5f269d9651c5 [Accessed 8 Jan. 2017].

It’s Time to Stop Trying to Do it All

But is having more hours in the day really the solution? Time is like an empty closet. Somehow it always gets filled. The real answer is figuring out how to manage the time we do have.

Say “no”

– It can be the most difficult word for us to use. But it’s the most important.

Shake it off

– Letting these things fester has a toxic effect on productivity.

Delegate

– Effective leaders don’t try to do it all. Period.

Power down

– Spend time doing what you love, not checking off “to-do” tasks

Brady, B. (2016). It’s Time to Stop Trying to Do it All. [online] Fortune. Available at: http://fortune.com/2016/05/26/fortune-500-principal-financial-time-management/ [Accessed 27 May 2016].