There are a lot of great ways to stay organized. Which one’s best for you depends on whether you like to manage your time through physical or digital means. Some people prefer to have something they can hold in their hands. Others are happier with the convenience of online options. No matter which one you prefer, there are choices for physical and digital time management. Here are some of the most popular ones.

Physical Time Management Options

If you want something to hold onto, or something you don’t need a computer to use, planners, calendars, and notebooks are the way to go. These three options have some great benefits when used correctly. 

You don’t have to choose just one option, either, as some planners also have calendars in them, and you can add anything you want to a notebook. Personalize it and make it yours, so it gives you what you need for success.

Digital Ways to Stay Organized

For anyone who likes digital time management opportunities, there are project management sites like Asana and Monday, and you can use Google Calendar or Timers to organize things, too.

When you choose a digital option for your time management, you need an electronic device to keep up with your schedule. Since nearly everyone has one of these devices with them most of the time, it’s not much of a risk and can be well worth it for convenience and functionality.

Don’t feel obligated to use a time management tool that doesn’t work for your needs. Everyone is different, which is a big part of the reason there are so many options available. As long as the time management tool you choose works for you, that’s what you need to focus on and what matters for getting things done. You can even combine a couple of different options if that’s easier for you, so you’ll always have what you need to stay organized and on track.

About the AuthorMichelle Dakota Beck has worked as a professional freelance writer since the 1990s. During that time she has written everything from product descriptions to full-length books. Her areas of specialization include real estate, home services, legal topics, relationships, family life, and mental health issues. You can find her on WriterAccess.