Be more alert to the things that might be stealing your time. Designate your time. – Jim Rohn, 2001.
It is so important to keep track of what went right and wrong. Your aim is to have a monthly growth. Whatever your goal is, you need to do better than the month before. Take the time to rethink your process and ask yourself if you really should’ve done it that way.
Spot the past week’s biggest time wasters and review them. Then, avoid them for the upcoming week by making a stop doing list.
According to professor Randy Pausch (2008), we waste 2h a day because of a messy desk. Not finding things, missing appointments, being unprepared for meetings… Similarly, our mental state and being tired also affects your productivity. Helene Segura (2016) states that the average person loses up to 3h per day from procrastination, distractions and overwhelm.
The great thing about this is that it’s self-imposed, which means we can do something about it! Segura explains that psychologists define that procrastination is the act of wanting to feel better now, “the adult version of the child’s I don’t want to do that”.
How would you react to that child?
The opposite problem would be for those who studied too much. Some people get so caught up in learning about the subject of their dissertation that they forget to actually move on and write what is needed to be written. In his book, the 4h Work Week, Tim Ferris talks about going on an information diet. By that he means stop consuming information and start doing.
There will come a time when you will know that you have enough information to get you going. You just need to get enough courage to take the leap of faith… in yourself.
Ultimately, I strongly believe that it all comes down to confidence and self-belief. Once you’ve identified the specific reasons why you didn’t do the things you told yourself you would do, it is time to acknowledge and forgive yourself.
A research in Carleton University concluded that it’s forgiveness, not guilt, that gets you back on track. Therefore, next time you don’t study and get an average mark, don’t bash yourself up and have negative inner conversations with yourself. Instead, take a deep breath and forgive yourself for not working hard enough, be kind and you may see your results inflate.
Often review what got you inspired and got you turned on. – Jim Rohn, 2001
Many people ignore reassessing as they think it isn’t worth it. It is, however, one of the most important steps when it comes to personal growth and increasing your achievements: taking the time to make a note of what you can do better the next time will put you on the road to continuous improvement and a higher probability to achieve your goals.
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR YOU
Over the years I have created many guides and checklist that aim to help you save time. Here are a list of them just in case you might miss out on a few:
- My 1st E-Book: a resource that has help me become a boss at Time Management. Moreover, it has also helped me create more time for what I love and get to my goals faster. It is lengthy, however it is arguably the best Time Management piece of research out there.
- The Time Management Actionable Sheets: a summary of my E-Book. These sheets have conserved the absolute essential actions you need to take to make the most out of your time. Do not skip any steps!
- My Before & After CV Transformation: a resource that has collected my CVs for the past 7 years to help you not only craft a great CV, but to also show you that everyone can start mediocre and grow exponentially.
- How To Land a Job Faster Guide: a resource that aims to give you all of the tips and recommendations I have used during my career. This will help you avoid some common mistakes students do when starting off with their job applications.
MY OBJECTIVE IS AND WILL FOREVER BE TO HELP YOU
To conclude, the aim of this website is to help you have the best fresh start at University and with your career. There is nothing that gives me more happiness and joy but to hear your positive feedback on how helpful my content has been. Contact me if you have any feedback for me!
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