Time Management Strategies

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Time Management Strategies Time management has been one of the greatest hurdles of my scholastic career. Sadly it improves gradually. Procrastination was the name of the game for me for a while. Needless to say, I had poor time management skills. I would often wonder why I would let myself do this almost every time I had to do something. I didn’t like the trend I was in and I needed another way to get things done. Then I realized that being a procrastinator only hindered my potential of becoming the student I knew I could be. So with a little more discipline I am able to do my work to the best of my ability. I have taken some classes in the past that dealt with this subject. So all the tricks of the trade were imprinted into my brain. The tough thing was to put that knowledge to use. In this paper I want to find some more interesting things about time management and bring them to the forefront. I’ll begin with some obvious solutions to time management. First off I am going to name the most used solution, make a plan. When you plan out what your going to do, how your going to do it, and when your going to do each step of it, things become much easier to accomplish. Planning is essential to a productive workday or a completed job. Planning begins right away. When you get your assignment or job to do. You must plan how you are going to make time to accomplish this job. Secondly you should reduce distractions. Distractions can range from telephones, computers, internet, anything on your desk, television, basically anything that will take your attention away from your work. Writing a paper on your computer is an easy way to distract yourself from your work. Although you can’t eliminate all distractions, you can train yourself... ... middle of paper ... ... assist myself in becoming a more organized person I can be. I am glad that I had the opportunity to research this topic and will strive to be less of a procrastinator. References 1. Ward, Susan (n.d.), 11 Time Management Tips Part 1: Coming To Grips With The Time Management Myth,http://sbinfocanada.about.com/cs/timemanagement/a/timemgttips.htm 2. (n.a.) (n.d.) Time Management for High School Students http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/collegesuccess/116.html 3. Myers, Barbara, 2003-2007, 10 easy time management tips http://www.ineedmoretime.com/timetips.htm 4. Pausch, Randy, Carnegie Mellon University, (n.d.) Time Management, http://www.alice.org/Randy/timetalk.htm#Introduction 5. Casey, John, reviewed by Chang, Louise, MD (n.d.) 6 Tips for better Time Management http://www.webmd.com/balance/guide/6-tips-for-better-time-management
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