It is easy to lose track of time despite having a well planned time management schedule. These situations are everyday and occur in everyone’s lifetime. Even though we try our best to organize time and stay on top of the calendar to complete our tasks, it gets challenging to keep things under control. There are mistakes we make that drastically affect our productivity. Some of those are, as mentioned below.
It is crucial to identify your top priority. Many people do not do this, and that leads to failure in time management. In some cases identifying which task requires your attention the most since they all need attention at the same time. These tasks are time eaters. It is only up to you to sort out the job based on the duration it would take to complete and the priority it requires.
Every person has his/her own productivity time. When some are active the most during the morning, others tend to be more productive as the sun sets. You should find your most productive time and focus all the necessary tasks during that time of the day.
This part of a person’s behaviour is the worst of the lot. It undermines your concentration by going around in circles and putting off things you can do today to tomorrow. It creates a massive black hole in your time.
Most people think that multitasking is an effective way to time management. However, multitasking only works if you need to get on top of the workload. But doing a lot of things at the same time keeps you away from concentrating on all your tasks equally and prioritize in a sequence.