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527: 9 Reasons Why Bad Time Management is Holding You Back by Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog

2017-05-21 | 🔗

Kalen Bruce is the founder of MoneyMiniBlog. His story is simple… he and his wife were $24,000 in debt and became a student of finances to get out. They are now debt-free and building wealth. Kalen shares everything he has learned on his blog, writing informative, entertaining, mini blogs to help you with your finances. Finances can be intimidating, so he keeps his posts short, sweet, and simple.

Episode 527: 9 Reasons Why Bad Time Management is Holding You Back by Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog (Productivity).

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mark an angel steep evelina if savers and many more all with their permission examples from killin bruce of money many blog rarely featured on the optimal financed daily because what we give you break from any promotional contents those get right to it as our optimizing your life my region by bad time management is holding you back by kalen bruce many blogger com do you ever feel like you can more productive or that you would get more done if only you had more time think about it for a second how much of your average week to use and just stressing about not having enough time to complete the task whether you're entrepreneur or employee you probably struggle with good time management however nothing to be ashamed of as bad time management have as can be fixed and all those impossible to create more time in a day your work on your skills and make sure you get the most out of the time you already have the first step in fixing
or bad time management habits is to identify exactly where you're going wrong you can do this better time management tasks that will highlight specific areas we need to work on an give you tips on how to improve the following few time management habits will hold you back at work and in your life and must be eliminated number one being stuck in your inbox email is an essential element in today's business world and with smart phones or emails or only a swipe away booking though accessible also means we constantly feel the need to be available to work in the book over connected the promises the threat of the internet bill david o explains that many of us find it impossible to ignore the paying of an email the notification this is a spike in a few good hormone dopamine but also spaces press hormone quarters or to avoid this role those are of hormones turn all your email notification so you don't get an alert every time a new message comes in another great idea is out hey yourself certain times of the day just for checking in europe
i too emails and sticking to them number two in decisiveness delete archive the reply would you do the last email you received if you time wondering what to do you will have to really work session does because industry consumed consumes a lot of willpower and mental energy causing any promoted we're accession to come to a screeching halt to get around wasting time like this embraced a two minute rule take care of any ad hoc task when you are now working but if they take a more than to me so resolve file them in the decision lest this way you give yourself think about it and answer later number three long to do less most popular ways of managing your time is creating a to do list but while to do this can help you organize your day day do more harm than good if you're not careful after all is easy to fill thus with a dozen or more tass plc the fine that you can't complete them all according to one phrase
kelly video if you have two or three priorities you will complete two or three tasks if you have for two hundred and ten you will complete one or two if you're more than ten you will complete taking on too many obligations will only lead to poor performance in get around this by keeping her to do list short with one five tasks knocking these tasks surely you don't become overwhelmed and could keep up your momentum number for being busy for the sake of it in the words of business psychologist and author of busy tony crab quote people are running their lives at breakneck speed and dont have the energy or perspective to see if as a different way of doing things on quote we are so busy being busy though we can differentiate between high impact tasks have been busy for the sake of it and thus expand effort unnecessary to manage our time better we must first understand the difference between efficiency and effectiveness of aid
does he is getting a lot of tasks done while effectiveness is getting the right tasks done which tasks will move the business or your career forward now where are you spend your efforts to rely on your memory or judgment employ a time tracking solution mothers and abhor just dependent paper start tracking where your time goes this information will show you just how much time is slipping away where you spend it and will help you spot any troubling patterns knowing this makes it easier to better allocate your time never five constant distractions did you know takes an average of twenty three minutes for a person to fully regain focus after being distracted discussions are stressful costly will increase the time needed to complete any task the solution issues will depend what distracts you if your social me if he'd you cite blockers or unplug your router if you don't have to use the internet for awhile if it's your friends and family
let them know that you do not want to be disturbed during specify working hours or go out to work where others can bother you like a coffee shop if your phone try turning off all notifications when you need to work number six perfect do you have unrealistically high work standards do you spend so much time trying to make sure that you do your test perfectly the end up spending all your time preparing and not actually doing anything she can perfectionism ruins productivity levels as well fall behind schedule i caused a mountain of extra tasks to build up try focusing on finishing your tasks instead and not pumping perfect number multitasking have you ever been halfway through one task and suddenly switch to another only to realise much later that you didn't finish either one we ve all been there multitasking seems like a good idea but it ultimately means we start many things and finish few when you multitask essentially giving partial focus to a single task the majority of our focus is on the act of sod
tasks so you spent energy just wishing to ass and not completing them multitasking sam doesn't work and as a drain on mental resources so stop doing a number of tasks at the same time and try to practice single tasking by focusing on fishing that one task you get it done to a much higher standard number nine wallowing in clutter do you find yourself saving file to your desktop because you fear losing them as you just our part was i cars in full there was no reimer reason deep thousands of files with no it system it keep telling yourself and others that you know exactly where everything is on your desk ask mirrors electronic color it will impede your ability to efficiently do any work according to the wall street all the average worker spends up to six weeks looking for documents that they already have if you're spending tomb time going through folders and files you should rethink and rearrange or folder system and email management process conclusion
there are many more methods available to help me get the most out of your day including actually taking breaks fear when you do your best work man sitting up again routine that incorporate solutions from above incorporating these his into routine will help you enjoy the benefits of better time management including getting more worked on avoiding rework having more free time and being less stressed while few bad have as can be the difference between a productive happy life and a stressful one acknowledging them and the impact they have on your productivity is a first step to curbing them isn't a time you place those bad time management have us with better ones you do listen to the post titled nine reasons why bad time management is holding back by calum bruce of money many blog die com they will notice a number seven was missing it's just that i should be eight does not nine but still go article i've been looking
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