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This is my summary of the the time management section of the Action Method introduced by Scott Belsky

This is my summary of the the time management section of the Action Method introduced by Scott Belsky

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The Action Method The Action Method Presentation Transcript

  • THE “ACTION METHOD” A preferred method for Project Management
  • 1001 Things to do
  • 1001 Things to doBut only...
  • 1001 Things to doBut only... 24 hrs/day
  • TimeManagement
  • Time ProjectManagement Management =
  • Mountain of Projects
  • Mountain of Projects Professional Proje ct Plan ct Report Proje DanceDinn er and
  • Mountain of Projects Professional Personal ct Plan Learn N Proje ew Lan guage ct Report House E Proje rrands Dance ToastmDinn er and asters Speec h
  • Big Qn:“How can we manage projects well on a personal level?”
  • Project Management Method
  • Project Management Method
  • What is the “Action Method”?
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1]
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] [2]
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] [2] [3]
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” with a delicious twist
  • [1] Action Steps
  • Action Steps
  • Action StepsWhat? Specific and Concrete Tasks
  • Action StepsWhat? Specific and Concrete TasksHow? Use verbs to start...
  • Action StepsWhat? Specific and Concrete TasksHow? Use verbs to start... 1 person’s responsible per taskWho? (ownership)
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” Action Steps
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” Action Steps No. What Date Who 1) Design and create poster 26/3/11 Me Type out confirmed 2) program sheet for 28/3/11 Me Session #1 Collate contacts of Claudia/ 3) 26/3/11 participants from... Wenliang
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” Action Steps No. What Date Who 1) Design and create poster 26/3/11 Me Type out confirmed 2) program sheet for 28/3/11 Me Session #1 Collate contacts of Claudia/ 3) 26/3/11 participants from... Wenliang
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” Action Steps No. What Date Who 1) Design and create poster 26/3/11 Me Type out confirmed 2) program sheet for 28/3/11 Me Session #1 Collate contacts of Claudia/ 3) 26/3/11 participants from... Wenliang
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” Action Steps No. What Date Who 1) Design and create poster 26/3/11 Me Type out confirmed 2) program sheet for 28/3/11 Me Session #1 Collate contacts of Claudia/ 3) 26/3/11 participants from... Wenliang
  • Action Steps
  • Action Steps Software
  • Action Steps Software Hardcopy
  • Action Steps are very much like...
  • Action Steps are very much like...
  • What is the “Action Method”?
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] Action Steps
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] Action Steps [2] [3] ? ?
  • What about... Things that are IMPORTANT but NON-Actionable (or could be)?
  • [2] References
  • ReferencesWhat? Notes, Handouts, Discussions etc.
  • How do we organize them?
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” References
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” References 1. Question it How relevant is this?
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” References 1. Question it How relevant is this? 2. Label it How should I term it?
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” References 1. Question it How relevant is this? 2. Label it How should I term it? 3. File it Centralize the materials (easy access)
  • References are very much like...
  • References are very much like...
  • What is the “Action Method”?
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] Action Steps
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] Action Steps [2] References
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] Action Steps [2] References [3] ?
  • [3] Backburners
  • Backburners What?
  • Backburners What?
  • What do we do with... Backburners ???
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” Backburners
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” Backburners 1. Take Note Record them down
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” Backburners 1. Take Note Record them down 2. Review Per week or Per month
  • Example: “Organizing Speechcraft” Backburners 1. Take Note Record them down 2. Review Per week or Per month 3.Turn into “AS” Is it worth it?
  • Backburners are very much like...
  • Backburners are very much like...
  • What is the “Action Method”?
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] Action Steps
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] Action Steps [2] References
  • What is the “Action Method”? [1] Action Steps [2] References [3] Backburners
  • “Simplicity is theUltimate Sophistication” -Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Simple Doable EffectiveI’ve decided to adopt it... Question is... Will you?
  • References www.actionmethod.com www.the99percent.com