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Updated by Nandini Sharma on Sep 19, 2017
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10 best day-to-day time-saving tips

As a manager it is your duty to manage your time well. How punctual are you? Are you able to perform your tasks in the specific time? Do you get everything done before deadlines? Do you actually fulfill the requirements of a good time manager?
If your answer is “no” to any of the questions above, that means you’re not managing your time as well as you want. Here are 10 10 best day-to-day time-saving tips

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Decide what's important

Decide what's important

There are about a million different things we can pick to do. Some will be important things that make a difference. Out of this million things, we have to pick Pick the > top 2-3 things we need or want to accomplish today, and get those done first. Otherwise we’ll forever be drowning in work and never get anything done. So, always focus on the important tasks.

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Email scheduling and inbox zero

Email scheduling and inbox zero

Don't read your email first thing in the day, don't read it in the evening. You can schedule some time in a day for just your emails. Workers spend more than 25% of their day in reading and answering emails. If they check emails at set points in the day, it will increase their productivity and saves lots of their time.

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Delegate

Delegate

If a task is not so important to you, but still need to be done, and it can be done by someone else, delegate it.

Use Project Management Software - ProofHub

ProofHub is online project management software. You can use ProofHub to map out all of the tasks of the company. It will help you complete tasks more efficiently and stay organized.This tool allows you to focus on getting things done and save your time.

5

Say NO

Say NO

We all receive numerous requests each day, and all of them are demands on our time. If we say “yes” to those requests, we are giving up our time and committing to doing something for someone else. So learn to say “no” instead.

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Avoid long conversations at work

Avoid long conversations at work

We’ve all had long conversations with co-workers that were very unproductive — often not related to work or anything important. So, try to stay focused on work rather than having lots of long conversations.

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Block out distractions

Block out distractions

Wear Headphones: Headphones can shut out distractions keep you focused. Disconnect: From chat and texts to instagram, Facebook or your Pinterest account, turn it all off.

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Do not multitask

Do not multitask

Focus on only one thing at a time and you'll get it done more quickly. Instead of juggling a large number of tasks, set aside a block of time to do one task until completion.

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Organize Your Meetings

Organize Your Meetings

Create short (15 minutes) meetings. This will help you have more productive and effective outcomes. Meetings are almost always a huge drain on your time, and should be killed on sight. It might be worth considering reducing the number of meetings you have in general.

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Know How You Spend Time

Know How You Spend Time

Tracking your time will allow you to find the opportunities for improvement that are specific to your situation.