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This is the presentation created for Capital Idea and their staff related to managing their monkeys.

This is the presentation created for Capital Idea and their staff related to managing their monkeys.

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  • 1. Banana Power Capital Idea October 29, 2010
  • 2. Make the most out of you day! Identify your monkeys by getting control over the timing and content of what you do!
  • 3. I must control events, or events will control me… John Adams, 2nd President
  • 4. With a partner – compile your list of unexpected “to do” or activities that you did this week.
  • 5. Get control of what we do & when we do it.
  • 6. What is a monkey?
  • 7. The Monkey Story…
  • 8. Types of time Boss imposed time System imposed time Self imposed time
  • 9. Managing your time Monkeys are not planned Monkeys don’t end up on the to do list Monkeys can keep you occupied ALL day
  • 10. The office monkey What can you do? In groups of 4-5 – identify one example of a time you needed help in getting rid of a monkey.
  • 11. Your monkey What can you do?
  • 12. Scenarios
  • 13. Who’s got the monkey?
  • 14. Who is working for whom?
  • 15. Getting rid of the monkeys
  • 16. “How’s it coming?” (The time consumed in doing this is discretionary for the manager and boss imposed for the subordinate.)
  • 17. Care and Feeding Rule Number 1: Monkeys should be fed or shot
  • 18. Rule Number 2: The monkey population should be kept below the maximum number the you have time to feed
  • 19. Rule number 3: Monkeys should be fed by appointment only.
  • 20. Rule Number 4: Monkeys should be fed face to face or by telephone, but never by mail or email.
  • 21. Rule number 5: Every monkey should have an assigned “next feeding time” and “degree of initiative.”
  • 22. Get control of events, in what we do & when we do it.
  • 23. Keep the Monkeys on the proper shoulders. Recommend actions – and implement.
  • 24. For more information Contact Kate Woodward Young