Making sure you are attacking a task in the order is also key to managing your time.
Alphabetizing your record collection instead of doing your taxes is probably not a smart move.
Make a list of things you need to do -- no matter how small -- and put them in order.
You can then attack projects and tasks as they move up the list instead of trying to do pieces of projects at the same time. That just keeps you unfocused and wasting time.
move up （使）升级，提升；
You can move up to work in films and the theatre.
Move up, John, and let the lady sit down.
His chairs can swivel, but they can't move up or down.
instead of （用…）代替…， （是…）而不是…， （用…）而不用…；
Instead of complaining about what's wrong, be grateful for what's right.
Instead of moving at his usual stately pace, he was almost running.
Small pickling onions can be used instead of sliced ones.