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201 GREAT IDEAS for Your SMALL BUSINESS, Third Edition by Jane Applegate

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GREAT 165 IDEA: Five Quick Time Management Tips

Time management expert, Peter Gordon, offered me five tips to share with you.

  1. Start with the big picture. Ask yourself what you want to accomplish, where you are trying to go, and what the most important things are for you to do. “This type of clear thinking will give you a solid foundation for goal setting, prioritizing, and establishing a clear sense of direction,” said Gordon.
  2. Use one planning and organizing system. “Consolidate your various calendars, schedules, and to-do lists into a single electronic or paper organizing system. Eliminate those floating notes and scraps of paper,” said Gordon. “Add phone numbers to your contact list for quick access.”
  3. Invest the time to plan each day. “Review ...

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