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1 Time Management

2 You must be the change you wish to see in the world. -Ghandi

3 Performance Objectives How effectively do you use your time? How effectively do you use your time? Is there a balance between your lifes activities? Is there a balance between your lifes activities? Carefully review the amount of time needed for school. Carefully review the amount of time needed for school. Develop a personal schedule to create balance. Develop a personal schedule to create balance. Set priorities for all activities. Set priorities for all activities.

4 Time Management Study Strategies Learn to say no! Learn to say no! Do not study for more than two hours at a time. Do not study for more than two hours at a time. Use travel time to study. Use travel time to study.

5 Time Management Study Strategies Try to study during daylight hours. Try to study during daylight hours. Use two schedules Use two schedules a. Create an hour-by-hour weekly schedule (1.5 hours of study for each hour of class) b. Create a semester schedule

6 Time Management Study Strategies Prioritize Prioritize a. Make a daily list of what you need to study, set specific times Use the schedule Use the schedule a. Study for 30 minutes b. Take a 3-minute break c. Take an extra 2 minutes to mentally review what you have just read and do a quick preview of what is coming up.

7 Time Management Study Strategies Study Study Break Break Review Review Preview Preview Study Study

8 Do-ers vs. Be-ers Which one are you? Which one are you?

9 Do-ers Doers focus on Doers focus on accomplishments accomplishments awards awards money earned money earned offices held offices held The focus is on the destination. The focus is on the destination.

10 Be-ers Be-ers focus on Be-ers focus on lifes journey lifes journey walks on the beach walks on the beach work-outs at the gym work-outs at the gym enjoying a play or concert enjoying a play or concert attending a soccer game attending a soccer game The focus is on creating a balanced, The focus is on creating a balanced, quality of life.

11 Procrastination Why do we procrastinate? Why do we procrastinate? Expectations are too high, unrealistic. Expectations are too high, unrealistic. Its easier to whine -- pass the buck. Its easier to whine -- pass the buck. Fear failure -- you play it safe. Fear failure -- you play it safe. Dont have a plan of attack. Dont have a plan of attack.

12 How can we overcome and eliminate procrastination? Establish a regular time to do a particular activity. Establish a regular time to do a particular activity. Begin with positive thoughts. Begin with positive thoughts. Create habits days to establish a routine. Create habits days to establish a routine. Set goals you can attain in minutes. Set goals you can attain in minutes. Overcome fears -- start projects earlier rather than later. Overcome fears -- start projects earlier rather than later. Ask for help. Ask for help. Do not complain and avoid whiners. Do not complain and avoid whiners. Give yourself time you need to complete work/project. Give yourself time you need to complete work/project.

13 Whens your best time? Revisit text to determine when is the best time of the day for you to be the most productive. Revisit text to determine when is the best time of the day for you to be the most productive.

14 Check out your packet Read Establishing a Time Table in your packet for more ideas. Read Establishing a Time Table in your packet for more ideas.

15 Priority/Time Assessment Find this page in your packet. Find this page in your packet. Complete the estimate column THEN when you are working on your first TM project, keep track of the actual amount of time you spend. Complete the estimate column THEN when you are working on your first TM project, keep track of the actual amount of time you spend. Hand in the P/T Assessment with your first TM project. Hand in the P/T Assessment with your first TM project.

16 Time Management Project (packet pages) Three weekly time management projects are due this quarter. Three weekly time management projects are due this quarter. Complete them accurately and fully. Complete them accurately and fully. Be certain to make a copy of your planner for that specific week. Be certain to make a copy of your planner for that specific week. Set attainable goals and respond to your success. Set attainable goals and respond to your success.

17 Reminder Each of us has to learn how to contain our lives -- some will find it easy, others will not. Start from where you are and move forward.


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