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Let’s be honest: most of our productivity issues can be linked to mismanagement of time. If you want to do your best in school, sports, tests, art, or anything else, you need to manage your scarce seconds, minutes, hours, and days like a boss. Take some tips from our 12 Days of Time Management for Teens:   Work your Flow Our previous recommendation to plan your days as if you’ll need more time to accomplish each task assumes average productivity. In fact, a smart schedule allows for occasional substandard performances, sanity breaks, and general lollygagging. But every once in while, lightning strikes and suddenly our best work emerges effortlessly… and quickly. Imagine work, meaning everything you are responsible for in a given day, as a river. We float downstream at our usual pace, speeding up and slowing down depending on what currents we catch. Sometimes all we can do is…

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If you’re Mick Jagger, maybe time is on your side. The rest of us have to plan how best to make the most of what little time we have. This is why we’re sharing our 12 Days of Time Management for Teens:   Plan Days Realistically Have you ever planned the perfectly productive day, plotting out every hour in advance to maximize your ability to get stuff done? Did your day work out exactly as planned? More often than not, the answer is no. One reason why learning to prioritize wisely matters so much is that the alternative, which is to fit everything that needs to be done into every day, is nigh impossible. Your jam-packed schedule may look flawless on paper, but what happens when any of the following occur? You run late You fall ill A planned activity runs long A planned activity is rescheduled An unplanned priority…

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As we enter another holiday season, it is important to take stock not just of what we want, but what we already have. Each one of us has as many seconds, minutes, and hours in a day as anyone else. How we allocate that time makes all the difference, which is why we’re sharing our 12 Days of Time Management for Teens: Prioritize Wisely While most modern high school students may not understand exactly what life as an adult holds, many are juggling just as many commitments. Even worse, each teacher seems to think that his or her subject is more important than the rest, while coaches and activity directors also demand unwavering commitment. What is a teen to do? Successful professionals in every field know the simple secret to massive productivity: prioritize wisely. Evaluate everything on your plate and determine which tasks or commitments outrank the rest. This concept…

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