23 TIME MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES

The Harshit Aggarwal (B.Com(H) ,CS Final) (5263 Points)

07 October 2009  

 

23 TIME MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES

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STUDY WHEN:

  • 1. Plan two study hours for every hour you spend in class.
  • 2. Study difficult (or boring) subjects first.
  • 3. Avoid scheduling marathon study sessions.
  • 4. Be aware of your best time of day.
  • 5. Use waiting time.
  • 6. Use a regular study area.

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STUDY WHERE:

  • 7. Choose a place that minimizes visual and auditory distractions.
  • 8. Use the library or empty classrooms. Get out of a noisy dorm.
  • 9. Don't get too comfortable. Sit (or even stand) so that you can remain awake and attentive.
  • 10. Find a better place when productivity falls off.

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YOU AND THE OUTSIDE WORLD:

  • 11. Pay attention to your attention.
  • 12. Agree with roommates about study time.
  • 13. Avoid noise distractions.
  • 14. Notice how others misuse your time.
  • 15. Get off the phone.
  • 16. Learn to say no.
  • 17. Hang a "Do Not Disturb!" sign on your door.
  • 18. Ask: "What is one task I can accomplish toward my goal?"
  • 19. Ask: "Am I beating myself up?" (lighten up, don't berate self).
  • 20. Ask: "Is this a piano?" (or, "Are you a perfectionist?")
  • 21. Ask: "How did I just waste time?"
  • 22. Ask: "Would I pay myself for what I'm doing right now?"
  • 23. Ask: "Can I do just one more thing?" (Stretch yourself).