One of our favourites is try to set your deadlines 24 – 48 hours before they need to be. If you have a project due by close of business on Friday, setup deadlines on your calendar for Thursday by five. As things pile on, you’ll psych yourself up to get things done within this window. If someone looks at your calendar, they will also see that a project is coming due. It helps to avoid any last minute surprises because someone else has taken over the bulk of your time. Managing project deadlines can be stressful but using some of the tips above may help you safe time and money and make your client happy.