Goal-Oriented

Time
Management
I was so busy, but
got nothing done.
3 Steps
To Escape
That Feeling
Step 1: Establish Your
Long Term Goal
Step 1: Establish Your
Long Term Goal




     Make a
     Coo l App
Apply

Kaizen
Thinking
Apply

Kaizen
Thinking




           Which Means...
Incremental Improvements
Add Up Over Time.
Therefore,You
Should Devote...
at least

30 Minutes
at least   Eve ryday
30 Minutes
Step 2: Get Organized




                        At the end of the day, list
                        tomorrow’s tasks
Step 2: Get Organized




                        At the end of the day, list
                        tomorrow’s tasks
   ...
Step 2: Get Organized




                        At the end of the day, list
                        tomorrow’s tasks
   ...
Step 2: Get Organized (cont.)


                                The Next Morning,
                                Update T...
Step 2: Get Organized (cont.)


                                The Next Morning,
                                Update T...
Step 2: Get Organized (cont.)


                                The Next Morning,
                                Update T...
Categorize Tasks
Into 3 Groups
Categorize Tasks
Into 3 Groups

  • Standing Appointments/Projects
  • Busy Work  (but necessary)


  • Game Changers
Slot tasks into times when you’ll need a
Busy Work:                             break from intensely focused projects.



...
Slot tasks into times when you’ll need a
Busy Work:                             break from intensely focused projects.



...
Step 3: Identify Your
Game Changers

                        High Priority Tasks
                         Stepping Stone t...
Slot Your
                     Game Changers
                               Into Your Calendar

Standing Apt: Conference C...
Slot Your
                     Game Changers
                               Into Your Calendar

Standing Apt: Conference C...
Slot Your
                     Game Changers
                               Into Your Calendar

Standing Apt: Conference C...
Tackling Game
                                         Daily Sense of
Changers                            =   Accomplishme...
Tackling Game
                                             Daily Sense of
Changers                            =       Acco...
At Week’s End...




             REFLECT
At Week’s End...
                    What Have I Accomplished
                   Toward My Long-Term Goal?




           ...
If You’ve Tackled
 Your Game Changers,
the answer should be...
A LOT!
Created By Kevin Ferguson
www.SpeechWritingPro.com
kevin@speechwritingpro.com
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  • Time management 071810

    1. 1. Goal-Oriented Time Management
    2. 2. I was so busy, but got nothing done.
    3. 3. 3 Steps To Escape That Feeling
    4. 4. Step 1: Establish Your Long Term Goal
    5. 5. Step 1: Establish Your Long Term Goal Make a Coo l App
    6. 6. Apply Kaizen Thinking
    7. 7. Apply Kaizen Thinking Which Means...
    8. 8. Incremental Improvements Add Up Over Time.
    9. 9. Therefore,You Should Devote...
    10. 10. at least 30 Minutes
    11. 11. at least Eve ryday 30 Minutes
    12. 12. Step 2: Get Organized At the end of the day, list tomorrow’s tasks
    13. 13. Step 2: Get Organized At the end of the day, list tomorrow’s tasks (don’t worry about ranking them, yet)
    14. 14. Step 2: Get Organized At the end of the day, list tomorrow’s tasks (don’t worry about ranking them, yet) Then...
    15. 15. Step 2: Get Organized (cont.) The Next Morning, Update To-Do List
    16. 16. Step 2: Get Organized (cont.) The Next Morning, Update To-Do List after Scanning Overnight Emails
    17. 17. Step 2: Get Organized (cont.) The Next Morning, Update To-Do List after Scanning Overnight Emails Stay On the Tracks: RESIST Answering Emails Just Yet!
    18. 18. Categorize Tasks Into 3 Groups
    19. 19. Categorize Tasks Into 3 Groups • Standing Appointments/Projects • Busy Work (but necessary) • Game Changers
    20. 20. Slot tasks into times when you’ll need a Busy Work: break from intensely focused projects. Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client Standing Apt: Product Marketing Meeting Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client
    21. 21. Slot tasks into times when you’ll need a Busy Work: break from intensely focused projects. Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client Busy Work 1/2 hour: Standing Apt: Product Marketing Meeting Respond to emails Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client
    22. 22. Step 3: Identify Your Game Changers High Priority Tasks Stepping Stone to Long Term Goal
    23. 23. Slot Your Game Changers Into Your Calendar Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client Busy Work 1/2 hour: Respond to emails Standing Apt: Product Marketing Meeting Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client
    24. 24. Slot Your Game Changers Into Your Calendar Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client Busy Work 1/2 hour: Respond to emails Standing Apt: Product Marketing Meeting Game Changer: Work on iPhone App Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client
    25. 25. Slot Your Game Changers Into Your Calendar Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client Busy Work 1/2 hour: Respond to emails Standing Apt: Product Marketing Meeting Game Changer: Work on iPhone App Standing Apt: Conference Call w/ Client Game Changer 30 Min: Piano practice
    26. 26. Tackling Game Daily Sense of Changers = Accomplishment Done 1. Game Changer: iPhone app work Done 2. Game Changer: practiced piano Done 3. Product marketing meeting Done 4. Call w/ Google 5. Billing issue; call Joe 6. Fill out travel expenses 7. Edit training manual Done 8. Workout
    27. 27. Tackling Game Daily Sense of Changers = Accomplishment Done 1. Game Changer: iPhone app work Done 2. Game Changer: practiced piano Done 3. Product marketing meeting Done 4. Call w/ Google 5. Billing issue; call Joe 6. Fill out travel expenses 7. Edit training manual Done 8. Workout Even if you don’t tackle everything on your To-Do list, but do tackle the Game Changers, it’s a productive day.
    28. 28. At Week’s End... REFLECT
    29. 29. At Week’s End... What Have I Accomplished Toward My Long-Term Goal? REFLECT
    30. 30. If You’ve Tackled Your Game Changers, the answer should be...
    31. 31. A LOT!
    32. 32. Created By Kevin Ferguson www.SpeechWritingPro.com kevin@speechwritingpro.com
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