Time Management

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Time Management

  1. 1. Time Management <ul><li>Presented by </li></ul><ul><li>Trece Hayslett, Assistant Director for Student-Athlete Development </li></ul>
  2. 2. Why Should You Care <ul><li>A Life Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Better academic performance </li></ul><ul><li>Less worry and stress from procrastination </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Time Management? <ul><li>Time management includes tools or techniques for planning and scheduling time, usually with the aim to increase the effectiveness and/or efficiency of personal and corporate time use. The common strategies are a to-do-list, setting priorities and goal management. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Procrastination <ul><li>Rationalize, Justify, or Explain Away Why You’re Not Getting Your Work Done, Why Your not Going to Class… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why Do People Procrastinate <ul><li>Don’t know What’s Important </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t Understand How Much It Affects Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t See the Big Picture. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Denial <ul><li>Not a River in Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>The First Step in Solving the Problem. Admit you have a problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Next Step… do something about it. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Make a Commitment <ul><li>Make a Decision. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide to Take Control of Your Life </li></ul><ul><li>Decide to Get a Degree, Develop skills, or Become a success. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tools for Time Management <ul><li>Planner/Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>PDA/Ipod </li></ul><ul><li>Software (Outlook) </li></ul><ul><li>Routine is your friend </li></ul>
  9. 9. Writing it down <ul><li>Schedule the time needed </li></ul><ul><li>Set up reminders </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate your progress weekly/daily </li></ul>
  10. 10. A To Do List <ul><li>Check your syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>Work/sports </li></ul><ul><li>Important University Dates </li></ul><ul><li>Fun and personal obligations </li></ul>
  11. 11. Priorities <ul><li>Don’t lie to yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule time for fun </li></ul><ul><li>Assume something may come up </li></ul><ul><li>Your Priorities Will Change </li></ul>
  12. 12. Goal Management <ul><li>What are goals? </li></ul><ul><li>Why they will change </li></ul>
  13. 13. Time Management <ul><li>Office of Student-Athlete Development </li></ul>
  14. 14. http://ecsuathletics.com

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