The importance of self-management

What is self management and what is the importance?

Self-Management – Management of or by oneself; the taking of responsibility for ones own behaviours or well-being.

Self management comes in all forms such as: setting goals, being organised, taking care of yourself, managing your time effectively and taking responsibility for your actions. The list goes on, however they all have one thing in common. They are all key to achieving your goals. Self management is all about preparing for your future while also taking care of your present.

Self-management skills in the workplace are very important. They help you create a better working environment not only for yourself, but for others around you. Being able to set goals and manage your time efficiently means deadlines won’t be missed. This shows that you are organised and reliable which is crucial, especially within construction.

Although self-management is important within the workplace. It is also key during your own time. Making sure to balance your work and home life is essential to ensure you can grow as a person. This is what self-management is all about. Growth. Being able to manage your own time outside of work can have a positive impact on your work itself. The two go hand in hand, which is why it is important to have a balance.

It should not just be about setting goals, but planning your time as well. A huge part of self management is being able to take care of yourself. This is extremely important during these times.

Ways you can do this could include:

  • Getting out in nature
  • Doing something you love
  • Taking time for yourself
  • Eating well
  • Exercising
  • Being mindful

Since being a part of Wick Hollow, my self-management skills have really improved. This role has helped me communicate better, whether that be talking with others over the phone, or simply talking to the team and asking any questions. This has ensured I grow within my role. Working within a team means you must be responsible. This role has definitely taught me to be more reliable and organised.

Ways you can self-manage:

  • Good communication
  • Time Management
  • Taking care of yourself
  • Setting goals and targets
  • Being organised
  • Being reliable
  • Being mindful
  • Taking responsibility for your own actions
  • Pursuing hobbies and interests outside of your work
  • Patience
  • Listening to others
  • Self-discipline

Contact us if you need any advice on self-management, we pride ourselves on our communication.

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