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We all have the same amount of hours in a day, however some of us have different hours in our job. Here are a few strategies that you can use tog get your job done:

1.) Make A List Of Your Tasks

It can’t be overemphasized that you need to prioritize your work. You have to learn to set aside the less important tasks and focus on what’s important first. When you learn how to do this effectively, you can easily accomplish whatever it is you need to do within a shorter time. The first task that you should do is make a “to do list.’ You won’t know what you want to accomplish if you don’t make a list.

As you write down your tasks on your list you should prioritize them. Determine those that can be done in one day and those that might take a few days. You can also allocate the amount of time you plan on spending on that task to make sure you get everything on your list accomplished.

2.) Allocating Time

Be realistic on the amount of time you plan on spending on each project. If you know a project is going to take a lot of your time, then you should plan on that. You can break down some of the smaller tasks and get them out of the way first. This way you can focus all your attention on the bigger project, and by getting the smaller tasks out of the way you will see you can accomplish what you need to do.

3.) Know What You Want To Accomplish

Your “to-do” list will serve as your daily goals list.. It should be with you at all time, so you can view it at see the progress as you complete your tasks. Once you know what your goals are, it will motivate you to accomplish more..

4.) Don’t Make Your List Of Actions Too Long

One misconception is making a log list of tasks. The idea is that more work is better. The reality is more productive work is better. When you have a short list you will be able to accomplish everything on your list. You can always move the lesser important tasks to your next days “to do” list however those should be priority for the next day. If you put too many tasks on one day, it can become overwhelming and you will not be able to accomplish your tasks of finish your list.

Being able to get work done productively is what your job is as a manager. Have a list helps you get the work done.


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