Small Biz Tip: Time Management Step 4: Break Old Habits

Tips from July 30, 2009

The Small Business tips today discuss time management. Step 3: Break Old Habits.

  1. Set up a new routine that contrasts with your old way of doing things. New priorities = new routine.
  2. Don't allow for exceptions. Make sure your habit is firmly established without any breakdowns, then allow for some exceptions.
  3. Invest in time management tools to physically help to plan your day & manage time. Try Microsoft Outlook or Google Tasks in GCal.
  4. Learn to say NO! Accept that you can't do everything. Don't be afraid to delegate some extra work to others to help you.

Daily Overview: Without changing past habits, you will not adapt to new policies and adjustments in your new lifestyle.