Time Management

How to stay balanced and focused in a busy schedule?

1. Become self-aware

  • First, you should not panic about the workload. Stay calm and focus on the present task.
  • Don’t let your confusion and anxiety dominate over your consciousness.
  • Don’t let your focus and dedication down.
  • You should clearly know the task that needs to be done first, second and so on.
  • When you are at home don’t let your workload disturbs your family time.
  • Avoid social media and unusual use of a phone to get more distracted.

2. Focus on one thing at a time

  • You planning should be very clear. Prioritize your task to avoid confusion.
  • Focus on the current task and don’t allow any activities distract you.
  • When you are doing any task, make sure that you meet deadlines. Otherwise, it will create more burden.
  • Do not start any other task before completing the previous one.

3. Do not over commit

  • Do not stretch yourself too much. Just find out your capability and work accordingly.
  • Do not allow your will to get dominate over your skill.
  • It is okay to say ‘NO’. The advantage of saying it is you are saving time in one or the other way.
  • If possible delegate the task to your subordinates.

4. Be practical

  • Do not allow your emotion to dominates over rational thinking.
  • Appreciate yourself to stay motivated.
  • Do not allow your past and the future to get dominate over your present.
  • Note down everything to keep a track of your activity. This will give you a kind of visualization of your task.

5. Stay motivated

  • It is very important to stay motivated while managing a busy schedule.
  • Take some time for a break. This will help you to keep fresh and energetic.
  • Daily go for a walk in the morning or do exercise to stay healthy.
  • Nourish your soul with the help of meditation.
  • Do not kill child living in yourself.
  • You should take proper sleep.

6. Get organised

  • Make sure that your busy schedule should not long last.
  • Find out the causes that make you busy instead of making organized. Find out the solution and eliminate it.
  • After getting out of your busy schedule, get things organized well to avoid hectic schedule in future.
  • Always be consistent in your work. Avoid distraction as much as possible.


Premratan Kushwaha
Mechanical Engineer turned career enthusiast. After facing issues in finding the right job for myself and then realising that despite my degree I don't completely understand the significance of various profiles in the industry, I decided to make career out of helping others in finding the right career path.

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