This post was most recently updated on January 10th, 2018
No matter what you do in life, you are managing one thing or the other. Either you are managing personal life, professional life or the life of your own, you want to be successful.
Successful management is not limited to the corporate businesses, rather successful management is a need of every individual. Every person is an institution in itself. Unless he knows, how to successfully manage himself, he cannot taste the success in life. To manage anything you need clarity. It’s the clarity that allows you to look into the future. You advance in life with the clarity. It’s the clarity that creates the way for you into the future.
To successfully manage any aspect of life you need clarity. The clarity in life not only allows you to see the path ahead in life, but it also shows you the destination to reach. It’s only with the path and the destination, you can move forward in life.
The most important aspect of management is efficiency.
What is efficiency?
Efficiency simply means to get the work done on time with accuracy.
Most of the people or organization lack in efficiency. Either they do too many things or they do nothing. If you do nothing, there is no way you can take things forward. But the ones who like to do too many things, get caught up in the confusion created by themselves.
You can be efficient in your life, but the efficiency comes when you have a clear process. The things from beginning to end have to be clear to you. Before you get into the task, you do the mock drill with the process. Unless you are thorough with the process, you don’t move forward. It’s only the clear process that brings efficiency in your life.
You don’t have to think, rather you have to act. All the thinking happens in advance. When it’s time to think, you think, but once the process is clear to you, you simply act. The efficiency is part of the action plan. You become efficient when you can smoothly complete your action from beginning to end.
Planning and scheduling are the most important part of management. You have to plan and schedule your whole day in advance. It’s only planning and scheduling that allows you to make most out of your day.
With the planning and scheduling, you don’t waste time rather you utilize every moment of your life. With the planning and scheduling, you put your life in order. We all have responsibilities in life, and every day we have ample of tasks to fulfill. When we put our daily activities in order, we not only set the priorities in life, but we can also give time to every aspect of life.
No matter what kind of work you do, follow up is very important. We assume that the things happen on its own. You have planned your things in advance, and scheduled everything in order and took the necessary actions. Now you need to follow up.
Once you have given the responsibility to others, you assume it will be done and you are free from your responsibility. Ydon’tont think to take a follow up unless you reach a stage where it’s extremely important. These allow you the work to get slip from your hand.
Every person carries so many things in their mind and holds his own priorities in life. Unless you follow up with the person, it’s possible for him to forget about your task and get himself engaged in the task that appears important to him.
Not every person thinks the same way, so it’s important we take follow up till the task get completed.
The good management is all about getting the things done. You not only start or manage the process, but you stay with the process till it gets done.
Many people have a habit to start something new, but they don’t know how to stretch till the end. They leave in the middle and jump to something else. It’s easier for them to accept the defeat in the mid-way. They don’t try to stretch till the end and look for the opportunity, rather they drop the things in the middle. Sometimes they forget why they have started something in the first place, and these results into their failure.
It certainly requires courage to start something new, but it’s necessary you stay till the end. So, whatever you do in your life, think before you take the task in hand. But once you commit yourself to the task, make sure you stay till the end.
Fears are illusions once you face them. But unless you face them, it always remain a fear.
Face your fear fast. Don’t allow your fears to cripple you in the moment. Earlier you face your fear, quicker you will rise above your fears. Fears only remain a fear, unless you face them. Once you stand one on one with your fear, it turns into an illusion.
The things can only hold you back if you allow it to do so. The time you take your foot forward, you can set yourself free from any fear of your life.
Stretch yourself a little. Everyday consciously make an effort to stretch yourself in every aspect of life. It will help you to grow and evolve in life. It’s good to stretch, as you come to the realization of your new limit.
It’s only when you stretch, you realize the possibilities of the self. When you stretch yourself, you open yourself to the new experiences of life. when you grow and expand from within, you open yourself for the better and newer experiences of life.
The process of successful management is the process of transcendence. By going through the process, you transcend yourself. When you get into the process of transcendence, every day you meet your new self. Your perception of life too changes as you transcend with the process of life.