Joyce Marter Quoted In US News Article: 4 Tried-And-True Time Management Techniques

If your current time-management system involves 5-hour ENERGY drinks or three to four cups of coffee per day, it’s time for a change. But cutting back on your work is likely not an option: In this competitive job market, taking on more responsibility and exceeding expectations is a given if you want to advance in your career.

‘Usually, self-care, such as sleep and exercise, suffers as people prioritize work and other responsibilities, but this can have a negative effect on health and productivity over time,’ says Joyce Marter, co-owner of counseling service Urban Balance, LLC. ‘That’s why it is important to have some systems in place to prioritize goals, overcome procrastination by focusing on payoff, set a schedule or routines with boundaries and manage time effectively.’

Working longer and harder might seem like the logical way to get more done, but there are better methods for coping with work overload.

Productivity experts have come up with effective ways to accomplish more in less time. Check out these four, great time-management techniques that many have sworn by.”