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Organizing Your Daily Schedule For More Productivity
A daily schedule is something we need, not most of us but all of us. And yet most people don’t bother to prepare one, trying to convince people why they need it can be a waste of time, with most seemingly satisfied with how much work they get done every day.
Knowing you need one and being able to prepare it are two different things, but fortunately for us all you don’t need any special skills to prepare a daily plan, you just need to be committed to it.
Here we are going to look at some tips that can help anyone interested in maximizing the 24 hours they have every day.
1. Make Out Time To Sleep
The most vital thing you need for a productive day is a good night’s sleep, don’t ever drag yourself through your days. Most people would recommend a specific amount of time every day for sleep, I don’t agree with that, our jobs and commitments are different, so are we. you have to discover what works best for you, but it has to be what works best for you, and try to stick with it, there are no productive days without adequate sleep, pick a time of the day that works for you and make sure when you sleep you do it right, not on a couch or on the ground if you can help it, but somewhere comfortable. Remember the goal is to get the best sleep possible.
2. Remind People Your Time Belongs To You
People won’t respect your time unless you let them know they need to, they might respect you but not your time or schedule, they might not think your job is important, that’s alright, they don’t need to. All that matters is you, whether at home or at work, unexpected visitors affect productivity, if you keep encouraging or you don’t stop it, it won’t hurt you just your progress, if you’re going to plan your days or even weeks out, people need to know that even on casual visits, appointments matter. Your life doesn’t revolve around any one person, they shouldn’t be allowed to pop up whenever they want.
3. Be Flexible With Your Time
Things don’t always go as planned just ask any C.E.O or company president, successful people know this. you don’t always get things your way, especially with time, always keep some time in between activities, expect the unexpected, unexpected visitors don’t always have to be human anything can happen at home or in your place of work to cause a little delay or even throw your schedule out the window, flexibility in this case comes in two forms, one is making sure your daily schedule allows unexpected events and outcomes, we might not always finish a tasks as soon as we would like to, so its very important we remain flexible with our timing.
4. Make Sure Parts Of Your Day Are Standard
In life there aren’t as many constants as some of us would like, make parts of your days standard whether it’s something you do every day or on that day every week, standardizing parts of your day takes your mind of certain things and changes the dynamics of things you have to focus on every day. Those parts of your day that are standard become known to associates, colleagues, family and friends.
These aren’t the only ones but they are very good starting points not just for professionals, but for students and anyone trying to get how they spend their days under control.
© 2018 Elijah Tornaziba