Few people feel they have enough time to get everything done. Even if you can’t imagine making more time, try drawing up your ideal schedule — you might find that the steps that follow are a little easier.
There may not be a magic trick to conjure up extra hours in the day, but if you work out what you want to do with your time, you will be in better position to start making it a reality. Joelle K Jay, author of The Inner Edge: The 10 Practices of Personal Leadership, suggests that if you design your ideal schedule, you might be able to make it happen.
Modelling your time means figuring out what the ideal schedule would look like. You sit down with a pencil and a sheet of paper and sketch the way you’d like the next stretch of time to look. In just a few minutes, you can design your ideal week — or for that matter you ideal day, month, or year. I even have one client who has mapped out the rest of her career all the way to retirement, and she’s only 43. It will take time to turn the model into reality, but now you know what’s possible. You may actually find creating the real thing to be easier than you think.
Getting your desires down on paper is the first step to getting things done. If you see things in black and white, you’re more likely to fight for them.
Check out the link below for more tips about how to make the most of your busy schedule.
7 Strategies for Better Time Management [Sources of Insight]