Labour management: Improving time management efficiency

GRDC/ORM Fact sheet: Time management efficiency

Time is the only resource every person has in equal amounts, however some people achieve more in a given time frame compared to others. Time management and timeliness are skills that can be learned and improved upon.

Key points

  • ––Learn how to manage your time better to achieve your business goals.
  • ––Record, monitor and assess how time is spent.
  • ––Get comfortable using to-do lists, whether they are daily, weekly or monthly.
  • ––Develop a consistent way to rank and prioritise tasks.
  • Learn to delegate tasks to other employees or contractors where appropriate.
  • “The key is not to prioritise –what’s on your schedule, but – to schedule your priorities.” - Stephen Covey 

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