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Managing Your Time To Get Things Done Faster
It’s Monday morning and you just received instructions of things you need to complete by Friday, but you also know that there’s a couple items from last week still not completed. The feeling of being overwhelmed within your first 30 minutes of work has crept in, you’re not alone. More people are being labeled procrastinaters while some are just simply over-worked. Not fulfilling your duties at work though has the potential to disrupt not only your work place but your career.
The important thing to remember here is to focus on building better behaviors and habits so that you can recognize if this is a “me” problem or a “work” problem.
What is Procrastination?
When you should be focusing on completing a task but are easily distracting away from your work is an example of being a procrastinate. Usually the thing that distracted you seemed far more important than the task at had.
This gap in being able to fully concentrate or give your undevoted time and attention has been studied by leading psychologists so that they could help provide solutions this growing problem.
How to Overcome Procrastination
I know that we sometimes feel over worked and are mis-labelled. The only true way is to start implementing new behaviors and habits this week and keeping track of your productivity. If you are scheduled to work 40 hours per week and you have been given tasks equivalent to 60 hours you need to gain assistance from your boss and present to them the challenges you are faced with in order to complete the job on time.
The following steps will help you take control back of your time and deal with procrastination:
1. Admit that you’re procrastinating.
This may be a tough pill to swallow but it actually might work in you favor to gain help from others to complete the work and help you build new habits.
2. Find out what is making you procrastinate
Perhaps you are easily overwhelmed and disorganized. Making a To-Do list can help get you things back on track.
3. Discover strategies to help you fight the feeling of procrastination
Nobody said that it was wrong to reward yourself for good behavior. Try setting goals to accomplish and what you earn for completing each goal. A little motivator can go a long way.
4. Find An Accountability Partner
Whether you are overwhelmed or a procrastinator it’s a challenge that millions of people face on an on-going basis. Asking someone for help or ideas that will get you to become less of a procrastinator or an overwhelmed person is the best advice. Ask them to check in with you periodically and when they do, be prepared to admit what you’ve been up to.
Remember the only way to eliminate the feeling of being overwhelmed or procrastinating from getting your work done is to build better habits. You will be less stressed, more productive, and become a new person.