Disorganisation is something you should really avoid throughout your whole life. But, the most important times to be organised are when you really need to relieve a lot of stress, save time and to feel better. Being well-organised is an essential quality to have during your exam period in school and further education. Your adult life will also need to be well-organised especially if you’re an employee or an entrepreneur that actually wants to make an honest living and become successful. Or, maybe you just want to be organised for general and personal reasons. Either way, this article will help you understand the meanings of being well-organised and how to achieve it, CORRECTLY.
1. Make sure you stay focused and keep your eye on the clock. Especially when it comes to schedules, deadlines and appointments. Most people seem to get lost by focusing on something else and then they forget and lose track of time. This is what causes people to be late when they need to be certain places.
2. Don’t do too many things at once unless you actually are good at “multi-tasking”. Think about what tasks you need to tackle first and check your to-do list (if you haven’t a to-do list then I suggest working on it). If you go overboard by trying to get tasks done in one go. You will end up rushing your duties, and then you will not have a top-quality outcome.
3. Analyse your space. Look around your living area, office, bedroom or even garage and evaluate all the important junk that needs to be organised. Start cleaning up the disorganised mess, never leave it there and hope it will just go away on its own. Have you ever lost something you need and could never find it? General tidying up may uncover some lost items and information that you are surprised to actually find.
4. What makes you so disorganised? Think about the different reasons you may not be well-organised and understand why. Is it because you have a lack of interest in what needs to be done, or is it laziness, lack of time, or do you see no point at all? You will need to give yourself strength to overcome your bad habits.
5. Understand the outcome and push yourself. What do I mean by “understand the outcome”? The meaning of this is to actually plan ahead which will help you to recognise how good you will feel overtime when becoming organised. You will feel less stressed, aggravated and annoyed, for a start. Also, you may be able to get things done on a tight schedule so you can do other tasks or give yourself free time in the long run.
6. Recap your to-do list. Like I said before, if you haven’t got a to-do list then I suggest you start creating one and thanks to good ole’ technology, you don’t have to use a physical notepad. Just write down your to-do list on your computer and you can easily remove the task you have completed. Keep in touch with your to-do list, you need to check it every day to see what you need to do next. Instead of just playing on the Xbox or PlayStation, look at your list and see what NEEDS TO BE DONE.
7. Stay motivated. Even when you get into the habit of being more organised and prepared, you will most likely have one of those days where you really can’t be bothered, I know because I occasionally feel the same way. But that’s okay as long as you don’t continue like it. Just don’t go overboard otherwise you will feel drained. I hope this has helped! Here is another article regarding Self-Motivation.
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