Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such skills will stick with you.
You can get started today! Choose one hack a day and you will make it through the list in a month.
1. Use a calendar app or calendar notebook every day
Keeping all of your appointments in your head is ineffective. That’s why successful people use calendar tools.
2. Use a task management tool
3. Respect your need for sleep by getting 7 to 9 hours of sleep each day
4. Do a weekly review of the past 7 days
5. Plan to achieve four hours of real work per day
6. Focus on a single task at a time (i.e. no multitasking!)
7. Separate strategic and “brain dead” tasks
8. Accomplish large projects by breaking them down into smaller tasks
9. Set a maximum of three priority tasks per day
10. Learn to delegate tasks effectively at work
11. Delegate household tasks as soon as you can afford it
12. Review the past to become better, not assign blame
13. Set deadlines for every task
14. Schedule travel time on your calendar.
15. Put a proven productivity system like ‘Getting Things Done’ into action
16. Put personal rest and relaxation on your calendar.
17. Take breaks during the work day
18. Learn to say no effectively
19. Use your values to make decisions about your time
20. Admit mistakes quickly and move on
21. Know your most productive time zone and never allow people to disturb it.
22. Do not use Mobile at prayer time, food time and wash room time.
23.Use hands free at time of driving or do not received any phone while driving.
24. Be to the point with people,always.
25.Always meet with an appointment and check time schedule of both the end.
26. Reach 10 minutes prior of meeting time and see comfort level.
27. Spare few minutes everyday to make at least one man happy.
28. Jump from one priority to another priority as you are running 100 meter race.
29. Check the difference between busy and productive.
30. Break all rules of time when you are living passion.
Most managers are willing to forgive mistakes, especially if you are honest and work hard at preventing the mistake from occurring again.