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  • Was it difficult for you to keep your eyes on the timepiece? Did your attention begin to wander to other things in the room? Did you feel that some of the seconds lasted longer than others? If so, why to you think that this occurred? Were you tense or relaxed during this time? Overall, did the minute pass quickly or slowly?
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    • 1. Managers: Make Time Your Ally Monique Y. Wells Paris Muse of Time Management™ Certified Success Coach and Consultant All rights reserved
    • 2. Corporate Environment
    • 3. Paris Muse of Time Management™
    • 4. Corporate/GovernmentalTime Management Training
    • 5. Getting over OverwhelmHave you noticed that everyone istalking about overwhelm thesedays?
    • 6. Getting over Overwhelm Overwhelm = un agobioTo be overwhelmed = Estar agobiado
    • 7. Getting over OverwhelmTechnology – Software – Social media – VoIP – ISPs – Browsers
    • 8. Getting over OverwhelmDesignated firefighter
    • 9. Getting over OverwhelmSeñora Multitarea
    • 10. Getting over Overwhelmeveryone knows what it feels liketo be overwhelmed.
    • 11. Getting over Overwhelm It’s all about you!
    • 12. Getting over OverwhelmKnowing yourself, your ingrainedattitudes, and your behavior patternsregarding time are important factors inimproving your time managementcapabilities.
    • 13. Getting over OverwhelmManaging other’s expectations of you isalso critical in succeeding in masteringyour use of time.
    • 14. Getting over Overwhelm3 Major Causes of Overwhelm– Poor Prioritization– Inability to focus effectively– Poor delegation
    • 15. Getting over OverwhelmPRIORITIZATION
    • 16. PrioritizationGoals, Projects, and Tasks
    • 17. PrioritizationOrder of priority for establishment: – goals – projects – tasks
    • 18. PrioritizationGoals should be:something that you think aboutregularly, not just once or twicea year!
    • 19. PrioritizationGoals should be:– Specific: purpose is well defined (Who, What, Why, Where)– Measurable: can recognize when the goal has been achieved– Achievable: possible to succeed with available resources or to obtain the resources required– Relevant: move the business forward– Time-bound: there is a deadline
    • 20. PrioritizationHow many of you know: Your company’s goals? Your department’s goals? Your manager’s goals? Your own goals?
    • 21. Prioritization Projects should:- be designed to achieve goals- have definable deadlines- have a written plan- be recorded on your agenda
    • 22. PrioritizationOn a daily basis, we focus on tasks.
    • 23. PrioritizationTasks– The building blocks of projects– May be project-oriented or not project- oriented– Should be categorized as critical, important, or optional– Should have definable deadlines
    • 24. PrioritizationTasks– May or may not need to be performed sequentially (written plan will help to determine this)– Should be recorded on your to-do list (handwritten or digital)
    • 25. La BrûlerieCoffee-roasting boutique
    • 26. Prioritization of tasksTasks CRITICAL tasks are those that MUST be accomplished if the project is to be completed.
    • 27. Prioritization of tasksTasks IMPORTANT tasks are those that contribute greatly to the project. All critical tasks are important, but not all important tasks are critical.
    • 28. Prioritization of tasksTasks OPTIONAL tasks are those that contribute marginal value to the project. They can be eliminated with no adverse effect.
    • 29. Prioritization of tasks Prioritizing on adaily / weekly basis
    • 30. Prioritization of tasks
    • 31. Prioritization of tasksImportant and Urgent
    • 32. Important andUrgentGare Montparnasse,1895
    • 33. Prioritization of tasksImportant and Not Urgent
    • 34. Important and Not Urgent Construction of the Eiffel Tower, 1888
    • 35. Prioritization of tasksNot Important and Urgent
    • 36. Not Important and Urgent The Kiss at the Hôtel de Ville, 1950
    • 37. Prioritization of tasksNot Important and Not Urgent
    • 38. Not Important and Not Urgent Porte d’Auteuil, 1899
    • 39. How do you classify your projects and tasks? • Important and Urgent • Important and Not Urgent
    • 40. How do you classify your projects and tasks? • Not Important and Urgent • Not Important and Not Urgent
    • 41. Prioritization of Tasks Pareto Principle 80/20 Rule80% of your results come from only 20% of your actions
    • 42. Prioritization of TasksTackle your most important task of the day first.
    • 43. Prioritization of TasksReassessing Priorities
    • 44. Reassessing Priorities Gare d’Orsay, circa 1905
    • 45. Reassessing Priorities Musée d’Orsay, 1993
    • 46. Prioritization of Tasks Reassessing PrioritiesHow flexible are you in adjusting yourpriorities in relation to the changes that you experience in the workplace?
    • 47. Getting over Overwhelm FOCUS
    • 48. Focusing on an individual task A Summer Afternoon at the Luxembourg Garden
    • 49. Focusing on an individual task Practicing Tai Chi
    • 50. Focusing on an individual task Playing chess
    • 51. Focusing on an individual task Preparing to Launch
    • 52. Focusing on an individual task The Golden Minute™
    • 53. Focusing on an individual taskFocus Session Warm-up™: 1) Consult your daily planner. 2) Reduce/eliminate external distractions. 3) Limit interruptions. 4) Reduce/eliminate internal distractions. 5) Use The Golden Minute™. Then, get busy!
    • 54. Getting over Overwhelm DELEGATION
    • 55. DelegationDelegation is aPROCESS
    • 56. DelegationDelegated projects and tasks shouldbe:– Specific: purpose is well defined (Who, What, Why, Where)– Measurable: can recognize when the goal has been achieved– Agreed upon: all parties involved understand what is required and agree on the terms of completion***– Realistic: possible to succeed with available resources or to obtain the resources required– Time-bound: there is a deadline
    • 57. Delegation Alexandre Dumas, père ca. 1865-1870 Photo by Etienne Carjat
    • 58. Delegation
    • 59. Delegation Who are you today – delegator or delegatee?
    • 60. Delegation
    • 61. DelegationDelegation process:1) Define the vision and the plan.2) Select the individual or team to be the delegatee.3) Assess the ability and training needs of the delegatee.4) Explain the reasons for delegating the task.5) State the expected results and explain their importance.6) Consider the resources required.
    • 62. DelegationDelegation process:7) Identify the authority level that is being assigned.8) Agree to deadlines.9) Inform those who are affected by the project that it has been delegated.10) Keep an open line of communication with the delegatee and provide support.11) Evaluate progress.12) Provide feedback on results.
    • 63. DelegationA good delegator willclarify which decisionsthe delegatee:– can make totally on his or her own,– can make but keep us informed,– must run by us first for approval,– will be making jointly with us, or– must have us make for them.
    • 64. Getting over Overwhelm Regain control of your mostprecious resource – your time!
    • 65. Getting over Overwhelm Teleclasses On-site Workshops • 1 to 2 days•Tailored to domain
    • 66. Getting over Overwhelm One-on-one Mentoring • VIP Days•Diamond (12 mos) •Emerald (6 mos) •Ruby (3 mos)
    • 67. • For time management mentoring and training:• To subscribe to the bi-weekly (2x per month) Getting over Overwhelm e-zine, visit
    • 68. Time is Precious!Thank you for yourattention! When you ring, I’ll sing.