Do you feel like you work countless hours? Do you find yourself struggling to keep up with tasks? If so, you are in the right place. Here at Move, we understand how difficult it can be to try and balance both your work and personal life.
Staying on top of work, making sure you meet deadlines and staying organised can seem tedious to some, but you are not alone. Learning to stay organised comes with a range of benefits, such as maximising your productivity and more.
Throughout this article, we will be discussing how you can become more organised at work. For more information, read on.
Why Is Organisation Important?
No matter what your job role is, who you work for, or what you do, organisation is an important aspect of work. All companies want to get projects completed on time in order to remain successful.
If a workplace is unorganised, then this can lead to work not being submitted on time, problems with deadlines, a negative reputation for the business, and missed opportunities.
The last thing you want when going to work is to be stressed due to the amount of work you have to complete in a short period of time. Being unorganised can cause stress, a decrease in productivity and anxiety to name a few.
Good organisation skills can improve communication and allow your workplace to run smoothly. If you have a plan that you have to work towards each month and you wait until the last minute to get it done, then it’s probably time to start planning your workload more efficiently.
Leaving work till the last minute usually means that you struggle to find the time to complete your work accordingly, often resulting in lowering your standards.
By organising your work, such as your emails, documents and papers, you can stay on track no matter what tasks you are given. Being organised comes with a range of advantageous benefits, such as:
- Organisation saves time
- Provides order
- Promotes well-being
- Reduces stress
- Provides confidence
- Helps you feel good about yourself
- Helps you to stay on track
If you are organised, you will find that you have good motivation as you don’t feel overwhelmed with tasks; therefore, you are more likely to complete your work to a much higher standard. There are many motivation techniques you can try to help improve your motivation, it’s all about finding what works best for you.
How Do I Become More Organised at Work?
There are many ways that you can become more organised at work. From focusing on what’s important to making lists and working on your time management, these are all ways that you can improve your overall organisation.
If you are given a range of tasks to complete in a month and feel overwhelmed, then focus on the most important tasks. For example, if some of your work is due at an earlier date, prioritise them first and work your way through the rest of your tasks in a timely manner.
If you are unsure as to what you need to complete first, ask your manager or prioritise tasks that take up a lot of time and research. This way, you will be able to complete the more complex tasks first, leaving you with easier, less time-consuming tasks to complete further down the line.
By making daily, weekly or monthly lists of tasks you need to complete, you will be able to review your priorities at the beginning of each day.
This is helpful as it allows you to break down your workload so you don’t feel overwhelmed with a copious amount of tasks and responsibilities.
Another way that you can improve your organisation is by managing your time effectively. You can do this by completing challenging tasks when your energy levels are high or by working in the office rather than at home if you feel you are more productive in the workplace.
As you can see, there are many ways you can improve your organisation, so don’t give up if you feel overwhelmed by tasks, because there is always a solution.
Move Can Help!
Here at MOVE, we work with a range of different clients to help them achieve their goals and thrive within themselves and their businesses. If you own a business and struggle with your organisation, you’ll be glad to know that we can help.
We believe that when you own a business, you are responsible for all aspects of it. However, we understand that remaining organised at all times and putting your goals and visions into action can be difficult, which is why we are here to assist you in the best way possible.
We offer a variety of different services to help you grow within yourself and your business, such as business coaching services, netwalking for those who enjoy talking to likeminded individuals, mastermind groups if you prefer working in groups, and online meetings from the comfort of your own home.
Whether you are a small business or have been established for a while and would like more details about the services we offer, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are more than happy to help and look forward to hearing from you in the near future.
Mark is a multi-award winner in business networking and relationship building. He is passionate about coaching and mentoring business owners and professionals through 1-1 & group coaching, team performance workshops and group mastermind sessions.