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Manage Time Smartly and Easily

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Posted by James Freeman | 12/23/2019
From now on, plan, treasure and manage your time in a smart and easy way - using various graphics and diagrams.

Schedule Time Every Day

Time is priceless for everyone. Cherish every moment. Learning some skills to manage time will be highly valuable. No planning results in waste of time even you are not aware of. It is a smart way to take the first 30 minutes of every day to plan your day. The whole day's work depends on a good start in the morning. Don't start other things until you complete your time plan. The most important time of your day is the time you schedule to schedule time. And don't forget to leave time to relax. All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.

Do this with a calendar in Edraw. Calendars made by Edraw are interactive and intelligent. You can maintain and modify it more easily. Go to this page to learn how to make it.

task schedule calendar

Make a To-do List Every Day

Classify your tasks. Put the most important tasks at the top, even if they're things you're afraid of. Tackle them firstly. Include things you want to do on your list, too, so you have items you're looking forward to. Try motivating yourself with a reward if you realize hard or important things on your list. For this purpose, you can use Task Status Table.

Task Status

From the example, you can see that all relevant information about your task can be contained in a single chart. It is in order and clear. Most readers can understand it at a glance. Click the floating action button to change the priority grade. Task progress can also be modified using floating button. This is superior to paper drawing because no sign of alteration is left in the document. Learn more about these symbols on this page. For instructions about how to make status table, refer to this link.

Task PriorityChange Progress

Herre is another to-do list example.

To-do List

Download To-do List Templates in PDF Format

Download To-do List Templates in Editable Format

Find More Extra Time

Actually, you can find more extra time in addition to office hours or class time. Try to find out and make the most out of it. Keep your work or study with you. While on the train or bus or waiting for an appointment - you can get something done.

Say No When Necessary

It's OK to say no if your friend asks you to go out one night but you have urgent tasks the next morning. True friends will always understand you. Instead, find another time that works for both of you.

Find Your Productive Time

Are you a morning person or a night owl? You'll be more efficient if you work when you're at your best. Most people are more productive with less stress. The time when your are too hungry or too full may be non-productive.

Be Focused

Minimize interruptions and gain focus to be more efficient. Set up a time devoted only to your tasks. Shut off your phone and respond to calls or texts only after you finish your tasks. Don't check email or surf the Web (unless you need to for the work you're doing) during this time, either. Surfing the Internet without purpose or for entertainment is often very time-consuming.

Get a Good Night's Sleep

Your brain needs rest to perform at its peak. If it's time to sleep, leave things to next day unless it is already the deadline. Go to bed on time to ensure high efficiency and good health. For tips about sleeping well, check out this Mind Map. Here is a quick method to make mind maps that are attractive and amazing. You can print this mind map, stick it to somewhere obvious to remind you of these tips. Better Sleep Mind Map

Besides the above mentioned diagrams, Edraw also offers more infographis for time management. For example, a Fishbone Diagram. Time Management Fishbone

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