Learn to plan work: The unscheduled way

Unschedule Calendar
  • Get started with a week’s plan, use any calendar that supports week view or create yourself in a spreadsheet or even a paper-based calendar
  • Divide each day of the week into 30 minutes slots
  • Put all the work that is planned for the week and is certain to happen in appropriate time slots .
    Include activities such as lunch break, tea-break, blogging, etc. that you do on a regular basis
  • Leave everything else blank
  • For every task done, if the time spent is half-n-hour or more then, add that task on the calendar in the time slot when you did the task
  • Highlight that portion to make it distinct and clear
  • At the end of every 2 hours of continuous work always give yourself a break of 5 minutes before starting the next task.
  • Your day becomes more productive
  • It brings in a sense of confidence and frees all the guilt of not being able to do things
  • It brings the realization of time when you are most productive and least productive in a day. So, from the next week you can always plan better to perform important tasks in your “most” productive time
  • You will learn to work and complete the tasks in a time-bound environment
  • It is fun doing the stuff and will keep you motivated to strive for more

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Management Consultant. I write at https://theblogrelay.com, with a vision to accelerate personal growth. Follow me @theblogrelay. Love food, travel & people

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Management Consultant. I write at https://theblogrelay.com, with a vision to accelerate personal growth. Follow me @theblogrelay. Love food, travel & people

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