Many of us waste valuable hours of our time talking and
explaining. This is one area where we can reduce, reduce, and further reduce
through clarity, tools, and planning. –
Not only can you save YOUR time, but all the others who
you suck into a long conversation –
getting sidetracked through ADD-ish thoughts, and just plain embellishment and
unnecessary detail. Think of valuing others time, next time, before you waste
15 or 30 minutes of it when you could just as easily focused and gotten to the
point. Broken out into three areas:
you plan your day, week, and month, you will have support to keep yourself
focused and moving forward. Want to
reward yourself with happy hour after work today? Plan ahead, get done what
needs to be done, and then do it.
Tools: There are all sorts of timesaver tech tools to
help you be more efficient. We’ll have a list of some of the top choices next
Know what you are focusing on, and focus there. Be clear with others. Don’t
send vague emails without next actions and clear goals, expectations, and
contact information. This alone can save you from hours of unnecessary
follow-up emails and phone calls. The clearer you are up front, the easier it
is to manage people, projects, and opportunities.
For 25 Painless Ways to Free Up an Hour A Day For Your
Goals, visit Zen Habits.
How else do you save time? Post your thoughts, and we’ll
share the top ones.