For me, time management means cutting more things out instead of managing anything particularly well. I have a wife, a two-year-old son, Hunter, a fun, albeit demanding, job teaching high school and the prospect of doctoral work.
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Paul urges the believer to make the most of time or of an opportunity.
What I needed to be doing was consciously and explicitly deciding on my priorities every day.
As a department chair, I could pick up my kids at 4:45 p.m. each day, put them to bed at 8, and then neglect my husband while I spend the next 2 to 3 hours catching up on more chair duties or grading. Occasionally, I do do this, but I try to make it once a week and not the rule.
Don’t manage your time; manage your priorities, and make one of the top priorities taking care of yourself.