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ArikB says

Hello guys and girls,

I’d like to know who here manages his or her time using a system? I’ve never really believed in any of it, in general I tend to be pretty orderly IF I get up early, but I was wondering what all the fuss is about with all of those “Getting Things Done” methods and so on.

Anyone with experience?

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pxt says

I find that if the “system” is too complicated (eg anything more than a piece of paper with a list of things to do) then I can sometimes just waste too much time planning, rather than actually doing the work. ;)

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crozer says

IMO , you shouldn’t go crazy about a specific time managment/schedule, as in the end, thinking and thinking about what, when and how you’re going to do something, will consume even more time.

However, in my case for instance, when I know I am going to have a busy day (which envolves several hours of work and which can but is not limited to doing tasks that have a flexible time-requirement) I tend to lay out a ‘first, second, third and finally’ day. Additionally, I try to press beneath my skull what goal I want to achieve (for a specific day/week/etc.), and if that’s not done, what should be the secondary goal to follow-up.

In short, don’t think too much about timing, yet try to have a simple DO FIRST AND DO SECOND structure with a ACHIEVE THIS AND THAT result (specially for those busy, nasty days).

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kailoon Envato team says
DO FIRST AND DO SECOND
This always work for me.

Beside, if it takes more than 10 minutes to figure out how to plan or how to use the system, that’s mean it doesn’t fit you or your style.

Just my 2 cents.

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hansv says

I just use an agenda where I write what I have to get done at what day. That is all. You manage automatically your time seeing what you have to do.

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CreatingDrew says

I just use pen and paper and my whiteboard, noting what I need to do for the day/week on both :)

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Web-Culture says

My twins manage my time for me :)

It’s not working out so well….

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Web-Culture says

Teaming up to work out my schedule and learn some AE while they at it :)

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kailoon Envato team says
Teaming up to work out my schedule and learn some AE while they at it :)

Hahha … :D

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ConstantinPotorac Envato team says

I wish I had 2 twins to manage my time :))

I usually skedule things to do on my iPhone then I review what needs to be done and do it. I sometimes get bored to get to dos in there and I just remember what to do. I know I am a mes ;)

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