Time is limited and you need to know how to use it to the best of your ability. Managers face the daily challenge of managing their day by prioritizing tasks, delegating roles and making decisions in few time. In an age where business data is multiplying daily, managing time is critical to achieving good results. In today’s article, we present 5 practical tips for better time management!
Set realistic goals
If you don’t know where you are going, any path will do. It is very important to set goals and work as a team to achieve them. Objectives must be measurable and realistic, otherwise they will only contribute to demotivate employees. If you commit to doing many more tasks than are humanly possible in X hours, you will not be able to complete your day on time and will become unmotivated.
Track real-time KPIs
Key performance indicators are very important for more assertive and thoughtful decision making. They act as a thermometer that tell us the degree of results obtained in certain areas. Through BAM software such as Multipeers, it is possible to analyze KPI compliance in real time. The life of your business happens now, so it is essential to follow every second what happens to your business! Only then can you be one step ahead of the competition. And making decisions quickly and with all the data “on the table” will help you save time solving bad decisions in the future!
There are professionals who have great difficulty delegating tasks because they fear that the end result will not be as good as if it had been done by themselves. Wanting to do everything yourself is a big mistake because there will be something that will be less well done. It is essential that you have complete confidence in your team so that you can delegate tasks of quiet conscience.
Learn to say no
Saying yes to all requests and always being available to others can become a serious problem. Block some time a day so as not to be interrupted, especially if you have more delicate and difficult tasks to perform. This way you will be more focused and at the end of the day you will feel the difference in the results achieved.
Parkinson’s law tells us that the ability to concentrate will be greater the less time available to perform a task. It is not advisable for the deadline to be too close to the date you submit a job, but it is crucial that you can meet the deadline you have set for yourself.