Create a Schedule
Time Management Tip #6
Let’s recap time management tip #5 - Ranking: Use a simple ranking system to begin your planning. For example, you may use:
“A” for high priority tasks
“B” for moderate priority tasks
“C” for low-level tasks like checking email
Now it’s time to create! You have already written out your activities and tasks, and have determined your primary goals. You have also considered the 80/20 rule, and you have evaluated the important vs. the urgent. In addition, you have also ranked so now let’s move on…
The sixth of 8 proven quick tips to help you prioritize tasks is:
Tip #6 Create a schedule: Document deadlines for every task and then estimate the time it will take you to complete the task. Next, create your schedule making note of any tasks that are linked together as this will increase your productivity. For instance, linking a lower priority task with a higher priority task such as completing an e-book that you intend to give as a freebie in exchange for names and emails of prospects can be linked with the task of responding to blog comments.
Keeping a fresh line of communication open with your prospects will only boost that relationship when you offer a new product to your list.
Make certain that every task on your schedule has a realistic deadline, because this will give you clarity for the overall big picture of your goals.
Stay tuned for the seventh of 8 proven quick tips to help you prioritize tasks in order to work more efficiently.
Breaking down your day makes it easy to see which tasks are true priority and before you know it you have achieved so much more than you ever thought in a 24-hour period.