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1 Time Management

2 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 2 Youve Got the Time! You have enough time Time is an equal opportunity resource: everyone gets 168 hours per week Time is elusive and easy to ignore Time is a non-renewable resource Time seems to pass at varying speeds Approach time as if you are in control

3 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 3 ABC Daily To-Dos 1.Brainstorm: Write down everything you want to accomplish tomorrow 2.Estimate the time for each task 3.Rate each task by priority –As are most important –Bs are important but not urgent –Cs do not require immediate attention

4 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 4 ABC Daily To-Dos 4.Cross tasks off your list 5.Evaluate how you did

5 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 5 Why Planning Sets You Free You set the plan You can change it You choose how to achieve it

6 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 6 Strategies for Scheduling Remember your goals and yourself Back up to a bigger picture Look for whats missing and what to maintain

7 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 7 Strategies for Scheduling Schedule fixed blocks of time first Classes Sleeping Eating Work Schedule

8 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 8 Strategies for Scheduling Schedule for real life Time for errands Plan for the unplanned Realistic goals Time for fun Involve others

9 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 9 Strategies for Scheduling Set clear start and stop times Set a time to read and stick to it Push yourself and find out your real time requirements Avoid marathon study sessions

10 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management Day Anti-Procrastination Plan MondayMake it meaningful TuesdayTake it apart Wednesday Write an Intention Statement Thursday Tell everyone Friday Find a reward Saturday Settle it now Sunday Say NO

11 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 11 Stop Procrastination Now Discover the costs Discover your procrastination style Trick yourself into getting started Let feelings follow action Choose to work under pressure Think ahead Give up some day Create goals that draw you forward

12 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 12 Twenty-Five Ways to Get the Most Out of Now When to study Where to study Ways to handle the rest of the world Things you can ask yourself when you get stuck

13 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 13 When to Study Study difficult or boring subjects first Be aware of your best time of day Use waiting time Study two hours for every hour in class

14 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 14 Where to Study Use a regular study area –Study where youll be alert Use a library

15 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 15 Ways to Handle the Rest of the World Pay attention to your attention Agree with living mates about study time Get off the phone

16 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 16 Ways to Handle the Rest of the World Learn to say NO Hang a do not disturb sign on your door Get ready the night before

17 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 17 Ways to Handle the Rest of the World Call ahead Avoid noise distractions Manage interruptions

18 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 18 Things You Can Ask Yourself When You Get Stuck What is one task I can accomplish toward achieving my goal? Am I being too hard on myself? Is this a piano?

19 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 19 Things You Can Ask Yourself When You Get Stuck Would I pay myself for what Im doing right now? Can I do just one more thing? Am I making time for things that are important but not urgent?

20 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 20 Things You Can Ask Yourself When You Get Stuck Can I delegate this? How did I just waste time? Could I find the time if I really wanted to? Am I willing to promise it?

21 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 21 Discover your Time Management Style Focus on values Focus on outcomes Do less Buy less Slow down Handle it now Remember people Forget about time Take time to retreat from time

22 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Time management - 22 Setting and Achieving Goals Write specific goals Work from long term to short term Write goals for several areas of your life Reflect on your goals and adjust as necessary


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