Are you prone to wasting time or can you honestly say you have effective time management skills?
Morgenstern (2016) suggests using the WADE formula as one potential option for managing our ‘To-Do Lists’ and improving time management skills. The WADE formula is as follows:
W: write it down.
A: add up the estimated time to complete each task.
D: decide what to do (delete, delay, delegate or diminish into smaller tasks).
E: execute your plan of action.
What strategies have you discovered to personally manage the hours in your day more effectively? For example, I find prioritising tasks essential in order to complete the most crucial items on my ‘to-do’ list first. I am someone who writes things down. By doing this, I also minimise time management stress, as I don’t need to continue thinking about a mental checklist. I have the assurance that if it’s on my list, I won’t forget anything of importance. Everyone learns and functions differently, so investigate alternative strategies until you find something that works for you. Assuming responsibility for managing our time is necessary to maximize our overall efficiency, quality of life, and well being.
“This is the key to time management – To see the value of every moment.” Menachem Mendel Schneerson