How to Manage Your Time More Effectively
In a recent Harris Interactive poll, 56% of Americans reported that they regularly experienced stress due to having “too many things to do.” One of the most common forms of stress is the feeling of being overwhelmed by too many things to do and not enough time to do them. Part of the solution is becoming more effective at managing your time. Learning how to manage your time can really help. However, when adopting time management strategies, it is important to remember that the goal is to enhance the quality of your life, not just to speed it up. The following quotes will inspire you to manage your time more effectively so that you can have a more balanced and enjoyable life.
Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.
“We realize our dilemma goes deeper than shortage of time; It is basically a problem of priorities. We confess, ‘We have left undone those things that we ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done.”
-Charles E. Hummel
The moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
-M. Scott Peck
“How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.”
Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.
-H. Jackson Brown
“How we live our days is how we live our lives.”
“Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least.”
-Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
“Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.”
If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got.
One worthwhile task carried to a successful conclusion is worth half-a-hundred half-finished tasks.
-Malcolm S. Forbes