Time Management Hacks For Event Planners
13-Feb-2020 Author : Category : Event Planning & Promotion
Ideal time management is one of the most necessary traits in an event planner. A study reveals that majority of event planners work 40 hours a week at different times, deadlines, shifts and also travelling. Event planners rely on tech many times for time and energy saving, but that isn’t it!
You too want time at your pace and save it as much for other work as well, here’s what you can do so you have time at your sleeves, when you need it!
- Value your time- It is true when we say show your time importance, than others will do it too! Also, do not crib about running short of time your words will impact thoughts, that will in-turn effect your working style.
- Positive approach- Always think about what you have time for not about how you already spent your time , this will keep you pro-active instead of making you waste time in overthinking.
- Meaningful breaks- Instead of taking short mobile or internet breraks, take breaks of 15 minutes each before starting a new task, this will not only boost productivity but also refresh your mind to start something new.
- Take tech help- Save your time but setting a schedule of times at which you take breaks also you applications to save your finds so, you can instantly reach them whenever you want, so you don’t have to go around finding information.
- No, Multi-tasking- Multi-tasking reduces quality of productivity, do your tasks one at a time, this will give you imperative results and also finish in time, as multi-tasking takes up more time in organising thoughts and leaves behind mental fatigue.
- Mail management- Managing and prioritising your mails also helps you save time, set up time slots in which you will check you mail, also for the rest of the times you can set up automation informing senders uptil when you will respond.
- Set work schedule- Finishing off the lengthy and difficult tasks at the start of the day will not only give you a quality outcome as mind is fresh, but will give you ample amount of time to finish other small tasks.
- Deadline deal- Set deadlines for each work take up, this will help you focus on one particular job and avoid procrastination , that will in- turn be quick and make you finish work prior. Remember to set realistic deadlines, do not be over-ambitious or lethargic.
- Saving time collectively- Do not hold unnecessary meetings and discussions, this will not only save your time but also your team’s time to work, make sure you know exactly what your subject matter will be, do not de-rail or procrastinate at meetings.
10. Get Smart- Take up tasks only if they are goal-oriented or you have enough time to do them and they will not impact your goal. Reject tasks and work that aren’t a priority as you might have to squeeze time to do them sacrificing the time set for your goal. Popular reads: