How to boost your productivity by getting your timing right

by Julie Baird on October 15, 2010

When you work can be a big factor in how productive you can be. People who are good at managing their time know this and work it to their advantage.

If you want to crank up your productivity and reduce the hours you spend sweating over assignments and homework then you have to work out how you tick!

I could get all “zen” and start talking about your circadian rhythms, but I tned to prefer a more practical approach.

Basically, you know yourself if you are a morning person or a night owl. You probably already do some planning on this basis.

Now take it a step further…

There are times in the day, or week that are better for you than others for certain types of tasks. You may even be tuned into these on a subconscious level. You know you can never focus on math after you have been for a run, or that you need to socialize before you settle in to do English papers.

Think of the different types of activities you are involved in and consciously think about what would be good days or bad times to schedule these in.

  • When is your creative time?
  • When are you able to work on details?
  • When is the best time for team working?

By consciously knowing your most effective time for your routine activities and using that understanding to plan your work, you will ramp up your productivity and have time left over.

If your child is struggling to control their time and get the results you know they are capable of then it is time to take action. The Focused Time Management System TM for Students avoids all the clutter and gives you the most important things to focus on to get you back in control of your time and your life. It’s all step by step, not a big mish mash of things. So you do step one of the system, and when you’re done with that, you move on to step two, and so on. So easy! All the tips, tools, and worksheets are handed to you on a silver platter. E mail me at to arrange a time to chat over your issues and see if I can help

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