Most people spend about eighty percent on their effort on twenty percent of their results. Better planning would mean that they could achieve just as much in a fraction of the time!
Assess how you really spend your time and when you are most productive by keeping an activity log for a few days. Schedule tasks that need energy or creativity for the times of the day when you are most alert.
Always focus on your priorities. This will highlight the tasks that have to be done, those that can be delegated and tasks that can be dropped. Create more time for yourself by saying “no” to unwanted or unnecessary jobs – this will reduce distractions that take up time that you had planned to spend on something else. Turn away unwanted visitors and let people know if you really don’t want to be disturbed.