For every employee, time management is a skill that must be honed to finish tasks on time and efficiently. It will also help you reduce your stress and give you more time to focus on other tasks or relax.
But, it is not a skill straightforward to hone considering how competitive each industry is in today’s age. Fortunately, there are time management apps that you can explore to help you manage your time better, especially for the upcoming year.
Here are our top 10 best free time management apps for 2022 and why you should give it a shot:
Do you want an all-around time management app that can reduce schedule conflicts? TimeTree is built to help you track your home, social and work calendars in one app and prevent you from making conflicting events or forgetting key appointments. It even comes with additional features like memos, lists and sharing options.
RescueTime is the right app for people who wish to note how they spend their time every day and adjust it accordingly to maximise it. It has a unique smart coaching feature to help you look away from distractions and stop you from multitasking too much.
For better project visualisation and time management, Trello is trusted by various companies, including Google and Squarespace. This app allows users to use cards and boards to help track progress and set priorities.
If you want to try out a Pomodoro timer to manage your time wisely, you can check out Forest. This app allows you to visualise how you should spend your time with the help of a tree. When you start a task, it will plant a little seedling which will grow as a tree if you focus on your work. However, if you leave the app, it will wither away. The app comes with several achievements you can achieve and even earn virtual coins to spend to get new trees for your forest.
Sometimes, remembering one’s login details can take time to the point you may make a mistake all together for inputting the incorrect information.
With 1Password, you no longer need to remember all of those login details because once you type it, the app will ask you if you wish to save it, and when you go back to the same page, you let the app input it for you with one click.
Do you want to track your own time or your team and get a report of their progress?
Clockify is the app for you. Available on Windows, Mac, Android and iOS, this app allows you to track an unlimited number of users at any given time and even review their task progress in one simple click.
You can use multiple workspaces for this app without paying extra and set permissions for team leaders to manage users.
Todoist is one app that can help you look into all your daily tasks and set goals for you to achieve. This app is available on all platforms for free, but you do get an option to pay a monthly premium for additional features like template customisation and reminders.
Toggl is a unique time management app that allows you to see where you are spending your time and which profitable projects are for your team.
It can even detect when you are idle and offers a Pomodoro timer feature that tells you when to take a break and focus.
For small teams looking for a great time management app, Slack may be the answer you are looking for. This app makes time management simply by enabling communication, collaboration and sharing in one app.
You can schedule video or voice calls in the app and integrate it with almost 1500 productivity apps available.
If you want to reduce the stress you may have when checking notes or memos, Evernote can be a lifesaver. This free app is available on any platform and allows you to customise your notes or messages and share them easily with your team.
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Sometimes, it helps to have extra tools to help you balance your workload and time better. Check out each one of these time management apps and try to see which ones can help you best. Remember, it may take time to see results, but it will show in your productivity if you can maximise these apps.
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Great point you share dear.
Nice one, those apps are indeed useful and another requirement for time management is self discipline and without self discipline there is nothing you can achieve…
i loved the forest one for years. but now they just want people to spend money instead of using it for what it was designed for. I’ll look the other ones up and see how well they work with me.
smiles for Kally
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Thank you so much!
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Or you can retire like me and have a LOT less to do! 😁
A beautiful post thank you so much
Thank you for sharing these different apps, and the information about them. I am going to look to see which one fits my needs.
I recently discovered a new one you may want to take a look at: clickup
It´s amazing, has everything you need to manage all your projects.