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Give yourself a little more time than you expect the task will take  

Give yourself a little more time than you expect the task will take


It's better to err on the side of too much time than too little

All of us faced the situation when the due date of the task expires and we are still far from completing it. Time is up and you realize that the task won’t be finished on time, you start worrying and become disappointed and unfocused. One of the reasons for not meeting the deadline is that you planned not enough time to this task. Sometimes it is difficult to estimate the time that particular task will take beforehand because during its accomplishment you can meet unexpected obstacles that may cause procrastination. In this case the only advice is to plan some extra time for your tasks. It will be better if you err on the side of too much time rather than too little. You’ll have the possibility to finish the task in time or even earlier and feel yourself in a good spirit.

"A little more time" To Do List

  • Try to estimate the time you need to accomplish particular task
  • Think about the possible complications that might happen during the task accomplishment
  • Take into account your conclusions and add some extra time for this task
  • Use software to set task start and finish date

Action plan

  1. Start your scheduling software
  2. Double click on a task
  3. Enter time period into "Estimated Time" field
  4. Start doing the task

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 Change your habit of leaving things unfinished to getting things done

CentriQS Task Scheduling Solution

CentriQS users can choose the most convenient way to schedule tasks. If most of your tasks require scheduling, you can add new tasks directly in the Scheduler view. If you schedule tasks from task list, you can drag'n'drop created tasks to the Scheduler panel. If you set task start and finish dates and time, you can do this on the Schedule tab of task detail view. Also CentriQS supports "splitting task" into multiple schedule items in case you plan to break task into parts and schedule them at different time and days of the week.

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