Presentation on theme: "My Time Management Skills Are Not so Hot Fabulous No Yes Can be better? Quit program Continue YesNo Move to LIST PAGE Read D. Goleman Emotional Intelligence."— Presentation transcript:
My Time Management Skills Are Not so Hot Fabulous No Yes Can be better? Quit program Continue YesNo Move to LIST PAGE Read D. Goleman Emotional Intelligence Better Worse Seek other help Can be better?
LIST Do I have a list of everything I need to do? Yes No YesNo Create a list and move to Yes box Move to Prioritize Page Calendar Exercise Do I know how long things really take to do?
Prioritize Slide Are my goals & priorities clear? YesNo Clarify personal goals and priorities Some tools: Covey’s 7 habits Family/friend/team discussions Mentor Goal Sheet Move to Organize Slide
Organize Do I take the time to plan my day? NoYes Plan each day YesNo Do my plans work? GREAT!!! Why not? Procrastinate? Unsched Interruptions? Emergencies? Unrealistic Agenda Understand why and stop (see appended list of reasons) Truly random? Really a pattern? Cope Fix plan Move to next Organization slide
Organize Yes No Not important Important Reprioritize Don’t do it! SAY NO! Move to Delegate slide Fix estimates and move to yes Are my time estimates accurate?
Delegate Am I the best person to do this task? Yes Am I the only person to do this task? No Yes Should I do it? No Yes Delegate Do it (see next slide for more info) DO IT! Remember: Best time TIO rule Clean up Throw out Plan rewards
Delegate Am I the best person to do this task? No Yes No Need Team Building Need better communication Need to re-evaluate against priorities Need Conflict Resolution Good-done Why not? Delegate Is it easy to delegate?
Common Reasons for Procrastination Don’t want to fail Don’t want to do unappealing task Don’t measure the cost of wasted time Don’t recognize that incomplete tasks increase stress Don’t want others to see calm – Believe that looking busy will lead to positive attention and promotion unlikely