Saturday, January 22, 2011

Goals and Self Management

When you are working on setting goals, do you work on financial, work, home, everything at once?  How do you balance and organize multiple projects simultaneously.  The key is probably organization and time management.  For me, the best way to organize projects is to break things down into manageable pieces (with individual deadlines).  Where I struggle is keeping track of everything I am working on.  I read an article that said to put actual tasks in your calendar on individual days (rather than weeks).  That just didn't work for me.  It may have been a lack of acknowledgement of how long items will take or it may have been a penchant for procrastination.  Either way, it didn't work for me.  My planner calendar shows a week at a time (with Sunday as the last day) so I am going to try to write things on Sundays (I try very hard not to schedule anything on Sundays) so that during the week I can eliminate the tasks without committing to doing so on a specific day.

I've decided that the first twenty-one days went so well, I'm going to keep up the daily blogging.  After all it is now a habit and one I enjoy very much.  Let me know how you manage your progress to your own goals!