Time management is something we all struggle with, at one stage or another, regardless of whether we’re more creative or analytical. Whether it’s working out what apps to use or working out how best to plan out your tasks, there’s a plethora of advice out there for you, if you know where to look!
So, I’ve had a hunt around and here’s my roundup of the best blog posts on time management and time management apps – in no particular order.
#1: Hubstaff – Get more done with simple, effective time management techinques
Dan Albright has written a great post, over on the Hubstaff blog. It gives an overview of simple, yet effective time management techniques you can try:
#2: Shopify – 34 Time management tips for busy entrepreneurs (by experts)
Casandra Campbell shares 34 time management tips for busy entrepreneurs over at Shopify. 34 entrepreneurs were asked to give their best time management tips – and here’s the result: https://www.shopify.co.uk/blog/120436229-time-management-tips
#3: Wix – 12 Time management tips that will boost your productivity
Wix’s Community & Social Media Manager, Dana Srebrnik understands how important time management is for small business owners. Her blog, over on the Wix site, gives us 12 tips to boost productivity: https://www.wix.com/blog/2017/08/time-management-tips-for-smb-owners/
#4: HubSpot – 8 Time management apps that will make you more productive
Meanwhile, over on HubSpot, there’s a blog post on time management apps, written by Leslie Ye. It may be a year old, but it’s still valuable content: https://blog.hubspot.com/sales/time-management-apps
#5: Productivity Princess – How to make October super productive
Over on the Productivity Princess’s blog, Sarah Cornforth has some great content on productivity and time management. One that’s recently caught my eye, is ‘How to make October super productive’. Why? Because it not only shares some great tips about starting your 2018 plan now, but it delves beneath the emotions we may experience, at this time of year: https://theproductivityprincess.com/blog/how-to-make-october-super-productive
#6: She Takes on The World – My #1 Time management tip that will put you on the right track
Natalie MacNeil is one of my favourite female entrepreneurs and, over on her She Takes on The World website, she has tons of great advice. When it comes to time management, I particularly like the video tip where she takes you through a handy little tip – the time audit. You’ll find that here: http://shetakesontheworld.com/my-1-time-management-tip-to-put-you-on-the-right-track/
#7: Danielle LaPorte – How I kicked my time management habit and became exceedingly more productive, profitable and thrilled
Danielle LaPorte has another take on time management. Not one to conform, this blog gives you an overview of how Danielle kicked her time management habit and, instead choose fulfilment over obedience! However, the 8 tips at the end of her blog really does constitute some great advice: http://www.daniellelaporte.com/how-i-kicked-my-time-management-habit-and-became-exceedlingly-more-productive-profitable-and-thrilled/
#8: The Blogging VA – Time chunk to create time for your business
Of course, I couldn’t write a blog roundup on time management and NOT include one of my own! If you’d like to use time chunking to control your time and get more focused, head on over to this blog post: https://thebloggingva.co.uk/time-chunk-create-time-business/
Finally, if you’re running a team and are looking for advice on how to track everyone’s time during the project, check out this article on the Time Doctor website. It’s a comprehensive review of HubStaff, breaking down everything it can do and also gives you a simpler alternative!
Well, that’s it for today’s roundup on time management blogs. Take a read through the blogs that resonate with you and, more importantly – get a plan into place to implement some action steps to take back control of your time and energy!
Did you find a particular blog resonated more with you – or are there others out there that you’d totally recommend? Why not ramp up your intention and implementation of any action steps, by sharing them in the comments box below. While you’re there, if there’s any great blog posts on time management, that you’d recommend reading – share them too!