Aug 10

E256: Ask Coach – How to Find Time

We run around every day talking about not having enough time to do what we need to do.

  1. Focus management and one thing at a time
    1. Be efficient and effective
    2. Avoid distractions
    3. Block out time
  2. Efficiency
    1. Do not multi-task
    2. Set schedules and time blocks
    3. Schedule Do Not Disturb Time
  3. Effective
    1. Plan your work, week, day, month, etc.
    2. Figure out what you need to do – start each day with your list and do one task at a time until done
    3. Review the tasks to see which ones can be delegated

Key Questions:

  1. Are you using your time efficiently?

  2. Are you working on the right things? (effectiveness)

  3. Do you have a schedule?

  4. How can you improve your time management?

Take-Action Items:

  1. Create a system for effective and efficient time management

  2. Practice focus management consistently