Yesterday is History Tomorrow is Mystery But today is a gift That's why it is called The Present
UNIQUENESS OF TIME Non –Retrievable Cannot-Reserve it Irreplaceable Irreversibility
Time Management implies Appreciating the Value Of time & Treating it as a Resource
Time Management Allows You To: Eliminate Wastage Be prepared for forthcoming event Reduce excessive workloads Monitor progress of your goals & aims Allocate resources appropriate to a task’s importance Ensure that long- term requirements are not neglected Plan each day, week, month, quarter efficiently
Benefits of Time-Management It Makes You: Successful Efficient Healthy
Obstacles To Effective Time Management UNCLEAR OBJECTIVES DISORGANIZATION INABILITY TO SAY “NO”
WHAT CAN WE DO? Recognize that obstacles exist Identify them Employ strategies to overcome
SET GOAL GET STARTED SPECIFIC- When a goal is too vague, you may never know how to reach it or even when you have reached it. Make sure that you know exactly what you hope to achieve MEASURABLE-When you have a goal that is measurable, you will know how far you have to go to reach the goal, and when can you get there
KEY TO TIME MANAGEMENT PRIORITIZE ADDRESS THE URGENT ACCOMPLISH WHAT YOU CAN EARLY ATTACH DEADLINES TO THINGS YOU DELAY
KEY TO TIME MANAGEMENT ORGANIZE As you prioritize tasks and set deadlines, you will want to organize your plans and actions.
KEY TO TIME MANAGEMENT LEARN WHEN TO SAY “NO” To be able to say “NO” you will have to accept these three principles: I realize that I can’t do everything I won’t agree to undertake a task or project that I know I will not be able to complete in the timeframe required I will not make commitments that are not consistent with the goals and objectives I have set for myself
Another personal time management skill is to make good use of your “waiting time.” ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT AT THE DOCTOR’S OFFICE WAITING FOR YOUR PLANE OR TRAIN WHEN YOU ARE EARLY
CORRESPONDENCE- While you are waiting, you can read and revert to your e-mails. For instance on a train or plane or at the doctor’s office BOOKS OR TAPES- Instead of being impatient when you are delayed, this could be a perfect time to advance your own knowledge and skills. So do Carry a book or magazine with you
Concentrate on the task at hand Focus on your goal Tune out interruptions
REVIEW Set goals Prioritize Organize Learn when to say “NO” Use your waiting time Concentrate on the task at hand Celebrate success
CELEBRATE YOUR SUCCESS Celebration is a vital part of all project management. No matter how tight your schedule looks, this is TIME WELL SPENT!