How to Manage Your Time: The Essentials

By May.08, 2017

Catherine Tomlin

This week Catherine is sharing her time management tips.

6 Essential Time Management Tips

1. Set clear goals. Try setting yourself SMART goals.


2. Record how you plan to use your time.

Use a diary, phone calendar or a time management app.


3. Stay motivated by focusing on results and achievements.

Reward yourself each time you complete a goal or a task.


4. Prioritise tasks

Tasks can be grouped into four categories:

  • urgent and important
  • not urgent but important
  • urgent but not important
  • neither urgent nor important

Always work from the top down!


5. Be honest with yourself about Timestealers:

What is stealing your time?

  • Procrastination
  • Chores
  • Internet
  • Mobile
  • Other people

How can you beat these timestealers?


6. Take care of your wellbeing.

Tasks can feel impossible if you are tired, hungry, stressed…

Stay healthy at Salford


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