15 Barriers to Time Management

By The Numbers

Here are the barriers you need to overcome in order to take control of your time:

1. Unscheduled interruptions.

2. Telephonitis (Talking on the telephone longer than necessary).

3. Reacting or firefighting.

4. Lack of delegation.

5. Accepting other people’s tasks.

6. Lack of planning.

7. Unclear priorities.

8. Unnecessary paperwork.

9. Socializing.

10. Procrastination.

11. Poor organization of work area.

12. Not being able to say, “No”.

13. Red tape.

14. Failure to have good time management tools.

15. Failure to use good time management tools