There are so many seemingly innocent sources of distraction that, if collected, accumulate much of the lost time.
In this article we will help you understand who is your main time thief and how you can deal with it.
Who are the time thieves?
Time thieves are the sources that negatively affect your productivity, leading to unnecessary waste of time. They take small portions of your time, but they do it often and constantly until you realize that your day is over without you doing anything useful.
"Time thieves" can be their own or imposed by others, but you are the person who manages them and the responsibility is entirely yours.
How to deal with "time thieves"?
Once you have identified the source that is taking up your time, you need to find a way to deal with it.
Consider the following questions:
• Why do you allow the thief to break your schedule in time?
• Does it affect your other tasks?
• What do you need to do to change the situation?
• How will the changes help your personal and professional life?
Whether you are wasting time or someone else, you can take control and prevent a lot of "time thieves". You need a little more self-discipline and dedication.
By eliminating "time thieves", you will realize that you have time that you can use for the tasks that support the company's goals, as well as your personal professional development.
If you want to learn more about proper time management, sign up for our online time management training.