Whether you’re an entrepreneur or employee, you probably struggle with good time management. However, it’s nothing to be ashamed of, as bad time management habits can be fixed. And although it’s impossible to create more time in a day, you can work on your skills and make sure you get the most out of the time you already have.
- The first step in fixing your bad time management habits is to identify exactly where you’re going wrong. You can do this by taking a time management test that will highlight specific areas you need to work on, and give you tips on how to improve.
- Email is an essential element in today’s business world, and with smartphones, our emails are only a swipe away. But being so accessible also means we constantly feel the need to be available to work.
- In the book Overconnected: The Promise and Threat of the Internet, Bill Davidow explains that many of us find it impossible to ignore the ping of an email. The notification causes a spike in the feel-good hormone dopamine. But it also spikes the stress hormone, cortisol.
“Think about it for a second – how much of your average week do you spend just stressing about not having enough time to complete a task?”