Meeting Deadlines - Prioritizing And Organizing Your Work
Time Management Guide Part 9
deadlines can cause panic.
there any way out of this? Of course.
one thing, if we are well organized and an urgent requirement, like
the submission of a project comes upon us, there is nothing to sweat
about. All we have to do is to compile the material that we already
have with us. Easy enough it sounds!
in real life we are not just called upon to submit reports of already
completed projects. We usually get projects and fewer days than
required to complete those projects. Then what do we do?
only way out seems to be working extra hours. That is not altogether
harmful. It never hurts to work a few extra hours once in a while.
another alternative is to prioritize.
whether you can arrange your work in such away that you get to do
the more important tasks first. If there is some daily work that
doesn’t call for too much urgency, keep it aside. Concentrate on
the more important tasks.
while you are working to meet your deadline, there may be a thousand
and one distractions at your work place or office.
will have to decide which is more important, attending to those
distractions or focusing on your work.
you can afford to turn off your cell phone, go ahead and do it.
Similarly, you could even keep your land phone off the hook if that
doesn't cause too much irritation.