3 Ways To Reclaim Your Time

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"You have the same 24 hours as Beyonce."

Have you ever wished you had more time in the day? I think we have all been there at one point. We've all wished we had the same amount of time as Beyonce. The truth of the matter is... WE DO. The difference between the amount of time you have and the amount of time Beyonce has (well, besides money) is time management and self management. Once you understand that you are in charge of your time, your productivity will change and you will see that you really do have more time each day.

Here are three ways to reclaim your time:

  1. Find Out WHERE Your Time Is Going
    Create a to-do-list and see what you get completed in one day. If you haven't completed the list, find out why and see how much time you spent completing the tasks on that list. Also, try writing down EVERY single thing you're doing in one day and how much time each task takes. Make sure to include each and every second you spend snapping or scrolling through social media (or Tinder). 

  2. Maximize Your Time + Get Organized
    Take advantage of different work tools and software to be more efficient. For example, if you are a social media manager, you should be using tools such as Hootsuite or Buffer. Keeping a planner or updated calendar also helps with staying organized and managing your time wisely.

  3. Say NO
    The word "NO" should be an active part of your vocabulary. Sometimes we are afraid to say no because we don't want to offend someone, but sometimes it is best. It's perfectly fine to say no to overtime, a last minute meeting, that Harry Potter Prom... 

These are just three ways to reclaim your time. What are some other ways you manage your time?

The Millenial Boss