Time Management Followup.

Last Update: February 12, 2014

I appreciate the feedback of many WA members even the few who wrote that they didn't have time to talk about time.

The first step I learned was like money management, time management is self awareness. J. C. Maxwell said: " Until you value yourself, you will not value time; until you value time, you will not do anything with it ".

The next step is self discipline by identifying your priorities, setting short and long term goals, scheduling your tasks, minimizing distractions, adjusting to the unexpected and finding support.

In fact, following this, I have set up a calendar of daily events that I elaborate every morning, although it has been only a few days, I am starting to enjoy being aware of the important things I have to do and the frivolous to avoid. To be continued...!

Thanks WA community, you are awesome!!!

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mjN4success Premium
So true! I think having value in yourself will also help you to value your work and minimize the risk of "short-changing" yourself. Great blog! Thanks:)
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Thanks for this.
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talimont1 Premium
Great job! Keep on going!
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Vasiliki Premium
what you are saying is all true. sound advice.
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we3bells Premium
The time is now- Good Luck, Prioritize.
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despatis Premium
Time... Ever since we were born we have been running out of it. Thanks for sharing Didi.
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didihorizon Premium
You are absolutely right.
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bodie1 Premium
welcome
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forsthomas Premium
Nice blog post :)
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Profmiss Premium
Nicely put Didi! I am glad to see that you are getting a hold of your time & being in control of it.
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didihorizon Premium
Thanks for all your advice.
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Profmiss Premium
Anytime!
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BasseBlues Premium
I can only agree with what you say. Good luck to you.
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Angela H1980 Premium
thank-you for this post.
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jimisbell Premium
Good advice!
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DC574 Premium
I have just started a Diploma course and I am getting weekly and assessment planners printed out in A3 size. I am only 3 days in and the amount of assessments and work involved is already pretty daunting (see posts on my site) so some sort of visual aid to keep track and plan what to do and when is essential.
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didihorizon Premium
I just started graduate school also, it's very challenging if you don't know to schedule your timing. Thanks for the feedback.
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Crystal2010 Premium
Thanks for this inspiration
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bodie1 Premium
awesome that j.c. maxwell. you too didi! thank you for this blog.
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didihorizon Premium
Thanks a lot.
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SowAndReap Premium
Great advice!
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Bill67 Premium
You WAers are going to make me plan my time again. It's ok it is a good thing.
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stevejf Premium
Goals are interesting. No doubt we all have (talking specifically about WA) an overriding main goal.

Where I think people often get into difficulties and become discouraged is trying to achieve that main goal straight away all in one go. And invariably it doesn't happen and we give up.

As you said we need short term goals. Our main goal is made up of these. We need to knock them down one at a time and eventually we will have conquered the main goal.
Doing it this way is practical and achievable, but does require staying power and patience.
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didihorizon Premium
Thanks for the advice.
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rongdan Premium
Is this one step or 8 steps? Whatever; its great advice.
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didihorizon Premium
It is one step at a time.
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Trialynn Premium
This is part of time management! You have made a wise choice.
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stn67 Premium
So true use time reigth way it newer return
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didihorizon Premium
Time past is time gone!!!
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mackiejw Premium
Absolutely right
John
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Gordi Premium
I agree with you Didi that it takes self discipline to manage your time wisely.
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daniel44 Premium
Thanks for sharing some great tips on time management and being self-aware of the value you put on yourself.
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jaymush Premium
Great advise. Refresh your goals everyday, yet don't beat yourself up if all is not done by days end. Start again in the morning. Life is happening. -Jayne
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didihorizon Premium
Hi Jayne, You are absolutely right.
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tomtitty006 Premium
I think your philosophy is excellent,one needs a lot of discipline though but great if you have it.Well done.
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KatieMac Premium
thank you for sharing your insight , I find keep my desk diary a great way of keeping close eye on goals and what I am doing to achieve them
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lionelp Premium
Thank you, Profound message.
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lionelp Premium
Thank you for the "like". Have a great day.
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Cathy Ling Premium
"Until you value time, you will not do anything with it " - holds very true to me. I discipline my time management so much, I carry a note pad wherever I go (in case idea strikes) and reduce my shower time :P
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didihorizon Premium
Good way to do things.
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SherrieN Premium
Time, our only non-renewable resource, therefore our most essential and most valuable. Sounds like you already know this!
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HHossain Premium
Goody....sounds like Sir Mandela
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Wardah1 Premium
Time is like a sword: if you don't cut it, it cuts you
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Karyskis Premium
Great reminders, thank you for sharing.
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necopam Premium
Great reading. Thank you.
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mraz24 Premium
lol that's funny, not having time to talk about time. Great post :) Keep up the good work :)
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bauguste Premium
I share your sentiments and I think if we practice what you just discussed here, we will reap the benefits.
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didihorizon Premium
I agree with you.
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nomda ploom Premium
inside out is the only way to be and to base one's actions on- a good reminder, thanks, Andy
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didihorizon Premium
Hi Andy, Thanks.
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