Presentation on theme: "Juggling the Obstacles of Life"— Presentation transcript:
1 Juggling the Obstacles of Life Time ManagementJuggling the Obstacles of Life
2 Today's Presentation Setting Goals Time Management Techniques Time is of the EssenceStress and ProcrastinationResults of Proper Time ManagementEasy Tips to Remember
3 Time is what we want most, but... what we use worst. ~William Penn
4 Goals, Priorities and Planning What is the goal?Why am I doing this?What needs to be done to succeed?What will happen if I don’t do it?
5 Time Management Techniques Draft a planFailing to plan is planning to failCreate a daily scheduleUse planners, calendars, journals, phones, iPads, or other electronic devices to map out your daily routineMake a list of obligations and dutiesA simple to do list is a visual aid that helps with organization and serves as a reminder
6 To Do Lists Break tasks down into steps Prioritize and complete obligations according to due datesThe Four Quadrant To Do (Example)Break things down into small steps. Get your self going. Start with the worst thing in order to have something to look forward to.
7 Four Quadrant To Do I Activities II Activities III Activities Not Due SoonDue SoonI ActivitiesII ActivitiesIII ActivitiesIV ActivitiesImportantSort your To Do List by quadrant instead of by due date. Which quadrant should be worked on immediately? Which should be last? Many people go from I to III instead of I to II. If it is not important – don’t do it. If you work on things in quadrant II it will not be able to make its way into quadrant I. You will get more things done more quickly.Not Important
8 Four Quadrant To Do I Activities II Activities III Activities Due SoonNot Due SoonI ActivitiesPressing Problems or AssignmentsApproaching DeadlineII ActivitiesIII ActivitiesIV ActivitiesImportantNot Important
9 Four Quadrant To Do I Activities II Activities III Activities Due SoonNot Due SoonI ActivitiesII ActivitiesPreparationCrises PreventionPlanningPro-actionIII ActivitiesIV ActivitiesImportantNot Important
10 Four Quadrant To Do I Activities II Activities III Activities Due SoonNot Due SoonI ActivitiesII ActivitiesIII ActivitiesInterruptionsMailingsMeetingsNon-pressing mattersIV ActivitiesImportantNot Important
11 Four Quadrant To Do I Activities II Activities III Activities Due SoonNot Due SoonI ActivitiesII ActivitiesIII ActivitiesIV ActivitiesBusy workTime wastersPleasant activities/hobbiesPersonal timeImportantNot Important
12 To Do List Example 1 Prepare Time Management Lecture Quadrant I 2 Chapter Reviews3Wedding Invitations4Shower Thank You’sQuadrant II5Start CP616 Chapter 36Clean Living Room & Guest RoomQuadrant III7Schedule Softball PracticeQuadrant IV
13 Time is of the Essence You don’t find time, you make it Every decision produces an outcomeDevelop a schedule that works bestLearn to say “NO” to things that interfere with your main priorities.
14 Stress Procrastination Eat healthyAvoid; remain focusExercise regularlyStick to scheduleGet plenty of restDo not add pressure or additional stress by waiting until the last minute
15 Results of Proper Time Management Eliminates procrastinationIncreases productivityLess concern about deadlinesMore relaxation and recreation timeCreates a sense of gratitude and accomplishment
16 Easy Tips to Remember Implement a plan Set goals and prioritize Develop time management techniquesValue your timeEat, sleep, and exercise
17 For More Information-solid-ways-to-improve-your-time.htmlMN_HTE.htm/a/timemanagement.htm
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