Here are some tips for speeding up tasks. In summary:

  • Standardise as much as possible
  • Use templates, checklists, structured processes. Make it so you don’t have to think about the work.
  • Reuse and repurpose, copy and paste from other documents that you have created from other projects or from other PMs. Be careful about IP when moving between jobs
  • Learn your software tools
  • Delegate
  • Do fewer tasks. What is really important?
  • Do tasks to lower quality
  • Give yourself a time limit to do tasks, stick to it. Fight procrastination and interruptions