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Time In 3D

Posted On - 23/10/2015 08:42:30
 

Time scarce? Charge more!

If your time is scarce then put your prices upTrying to find more time? If you are don't' bother, you're just wasting it. There are only so many hours in a day – you can't make any more!

But there are other ways of looking at time so you can get more done or at least make what you do worth it.

If you're genuinely maxed out with work and it's not going away, then – shock horror - employ someone. Suddenly, you've twice the time you had before.

Or, if that doesn't appeal put your prices up. That's right; apply the law of supply and demand. If what you do's so good you're ‘sold-out', you're selling it too cheap. Charge more.

Times three

Problems with time aren't straightforward. Because as well as getting the right things done there's the pressure of doing that in the time available and the sense of teetering on the edge of chaos too.

So time management is actually about three things: effectiveness, efficiency and control. And this is what the art of time is about; managing all three at the same time. Difficult? No. Complicated? No. Different? ...

Not if you accept managing time is a task in its own right. And not if you accept you have to make time to manage it.

That's right, managing time is a job in its own right. One you need to get used to doing all day, every day.

The Art of Time

This is the second in a series of blogs on time management. We wrote the series because we hear people complaining about time and experience first-hand others managing their time poorly.

Time management is something that matters and something some could do far better. To follow up on the series and see the others in it, follow these links:

  1. Timed Out
  2. Time in 3D (This blog)
  3. The 7 Behaviours of Productive People - Part 1
  4. The 7 Behaviours of Productive People - Part 2
  5. How to Manage Time
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