Our content experts put together a playlist for you on a monthly basis that focuses on our most popular topics. This month we're focusing on a timely topic for the new year: time management! You might know you want to manage your time better, but you might not know how. Better time management practices will help you feel less stressed, more productive, and leave you time to focus on what's most important. In this playlist, you'll learn everything you need to know about time management, including the benefits of improving this skill, how to use time blocking to get more done, and how to prioritize the most important tasks.
Benefits of Effective Time Management
Managing your time takes planning, but it's well worth it! Effective time management helps you complete your to-do list, helps your reputation, and can give you a competitive edge when it comes time for a promotion. Learn why you should make time management a priority, the difference between efficiency and effectiveness, and how to decide where you should be spending your time.
Time Management Toolkit: Time Blocking
Time blocking is a great tool for tackling your to-do list. It can help alleviate stress because each task has a designated time, so you don't have to worry about when to get everything done. Get all the details on effective time blocking, including prioritizing tasks, leaving yourself flexibility for unexpected issues, and scheduling your most important tasks for when you're most productive.
Time Management Toolkit: Taking Back Your Time
You have a lot of demands on your time, and it can be hard to know what you should work on when. This video breaks down many of the concepts of time management, including prioritizing urgent and important tasks, time blocking, setting goals, decluttering your work space, and eliminating bad habits and distractions.
Time Management: Procrastination
Procrastination is a big hindrance to your productivity. It can be easy to avoid that big project because you don't know where to begin. Breaking down the project into smaller tasks and putting those tasks on your calendar will help you combat procrastination and tackle your to-do list. This popular video will give you tons of tips for beating procrastination!
Time Management: Interruptions
Unfortunately you can't always prevent interruptions, but you can learn how to keep these interruptions from taking up your whole day. In this video, you'll learn how to respectfully say no and explain your priorities, how to set aside time for interruptions, and the most time-effective communication methods.
Setting and Managing Priorities: Identifying Personal Priorities
A big part of effective time management is prioritizing tasks. But prioritization doesn't come naturally for everyone. In this video, you'll learn how to weigh goals and deadlines, why you should check in with others about your perceived priorities, and what personal things to consider when determining a priority.
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