Time’s Up! Tips for a More Productive Working Week

Time. It’s the most precious resource we have, yet it’s often our greatest barrier to success.

Most of us think we simply don’t have enough of it, many of us are stressed out by the constraints it poses on us, and some of us waste too much of it by clock watching and wishing it away.

The simple fact is that no matter how rich, successful or important you are, our lives are all measured out in the same units of time – hours, days, weeks, months – the list goes on. How many times have you thought to yourself, ‘there’s not enough hours in the day’, or ‘I can’t wait for this week to be over’? Feeling overwhelmed by your workload can lead to procrastination, a lack of engagement and increased stress at work.

By making small changes to your daily schedule and developing the skills for effective time management, you can increase your productivity, successfully manage multiple projects and deadlines and avoid burnout.

We’ve put together our top time management tips to help you reap the benefits of increased productivity and put your time to the most effective use:


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Want to find out more?

In response to this training need, Understanding ModernGov has recently launched a new CPD training programme designed specifically to help professionals develop advanced skills in time management.

Our ‘Advanced Productivity and Time Management’ training course is taking place in Central London on Thursday 11th July, led by time management and productivity expert Clare Evans.

If you would like to discuss this course or any of our other training opportunities, please contact us on 0800 542 9440 or email

Can’t make the date?

We can also run this course for you In-House, at your organisation or a venue of your choice, on a date to suit you. Bringing your team together for a group training event is a great team building exercise, and we work closely with you to develop a bespoke training agenda that is completely tailored to your organisation’s requirements.

Contact our In-House training team on or call 0800 542 9414 to find out more.

Get involved in the conversation!

What is your experience and tips for effective time management in the workplace? We’d love to hear from you. You can tweet us using #UMGTraining @UModernGov.