TIMEMANAGEMENT
Ten Mistakes to Avoid
PART ONE
HOW WELLDO YOU MANAGE YOUR TIME?
Remedies for Time Troubles
Identify time management mistakes
Strategies to overcome
“At the desk” examples
Begin today to ...
Overloaded?
In Crisis?
Deadlines?
Too Many Refills?
Frustrated?
Unorganized?
Stressed???
Time Management Mistakes
#1 Failing to Keep a To-Do List
#2 Not Setting Personal Goals
#3 Not Prioritizing
#4 Multi-taskin...
STRATEGY
INCREASE BRANCH SELLING TIME
BUILD 2012
Use To-Do List….
So you don’t forget something.
To prioritize.
To be effective!
Proactively plan.
Tempware To Dos training...
Where you would like to be in 6 months? Next
year? 10 years?
Personal goal setting is essential
Decide what’s worth spendi...
When you know where you want to go, you can
manage…
Priorities
Time
Resources
#2 Not Setting Personal Goals
Your cell phone rings and your temp has a crisis that she
needs you to deal with right now. But you’re in the middle
of a ...
How do you prioritize when you’re faced with a
flood of seemingly urgent tasks?
Understand the difference between urgent a...
Urgent Important
Urgent
And
Important
Urgent
And
NOT
Important
NOT Urgent
And
Important
NOT Urgent
And
NOT
Important
Important/Urgent Not Important/Urgent
Important/Not Urgent Not Important/Not Urgent
Important/Urgent Not Important/Urgent
Fill Temp Order –
Starts Tomorrow
Order paper for
overnight delivery
Important/Not U...
STRATEGY
INCREASE BRANCH SELLING TIME
BUILD 2012
Mady regularly writes emails while she chats on
the phone with clients. However, while Mady
thinks this is a good use of h...
Focus on one task at a time.
Manage projects simultaneously.
Break up your time into 20 minute segments.
Read “The Myth of...
FORGET
ABOUT MULTI-TASKING!
You can all work 8-10 hours straight…
without taking a break. But…
Brains work better with time to rest.
You recharge your...
Time Management Mistakes
#1 Failing to Keep a To-Do List
#2 Not Setting Personal Goals
#3 Not Prioritizing
#4 Multi-taskin...
HOW WELL
DO YOU MANAGE YOUR TIME?
Remedies for Time Troubles
Identify time management mistakes
Begin today to reduce the stress
Implement ONE of these time ...
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There are many time management tips available. This list offers 10 tips to avoid, at the same time offering you great insights into 10 ways to succeed.

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10 Time Management Tips - PART 1

  1. 1. TIMEMANAGEMENT Ten Mistakes to Avoid PART ONE
  2. 2. HOW WELLDO YOU MANAGE YOUR TIME?
  3. 3. Remedies for Time Troubles Identify time management mistakes Strategies to overcome “At the desk” examples Begin today to take control
  4. 4. Overloaded? In Crisis? Deadlines? Too Many Refills? Frustrated? Unorganized? Stressed???
  5. 5. Time Management Mistakes #1 Failing to Keep a To-Do List #2 Not Setting Personal Goals #3 Not Prioritizing #4 Multi-tasking #5 Not Taking Breaks
  6. 6. STRATEGY INCREASE BRANCH SELLING TIME BUILD 2012
  7. 7. Use To-Do List…. So you don’t forget something. To prioritize. To be effective! Proactively plan. Tempware To Dos training to follow #1 Failing to Keep a To-Do List
  8. 8. Where you would like to be in 6 months? Next year? 10 years? Personal goal setting is essential Decide what’s worth spending your time on, And what’s a distraction. #2 Not Setting Personal Goals
  9. 9. When you know where you want to go, you can manage… Priorities Time Resources #2 Not Setting Personal Goals
  10. 10. Your cell phone rings and your temp has a crisis that she needs you to deal with right now. But you’re in the middle of a proposal for a new client. You’re sure you can land the client if you just put the numbers together. You had a great idea but it’s fading away because of this “emergency”. #3 Not Prioritizing
  11. 11. How do you prioritize when you’re faced with a flood of seemingly urgent tasks? Understand the difference between urgent and important Overcome the tendency to focus on urgent. Prioritize tasks to manage your time better. #3 Not Prioritizing
  12. 12. Urgent Important Urgent And Important Urgent And NOT Important NOT Urgent And Important NOT Urgent And NOT Important
  13. 13. Important/Urgent Not Important/Urgent Important/Not Urgent Not Important/Not Urgent
  14. 14. Important/Urgent Not Important/Urgent Fill Temp Order – Starts Tomorrow Order paper for overnight delivery Important/Not Urgent Not Important/Not Urgent Complete 20 residual calls Clean up supply cabinet
  15. 15. STRATEGY INCREASE BRANCH SELLING TIME BUILD 2012
  16. 16. Mady regularly writes emails while she chats on the phone with clients. However, while Mady thinks this is a good use of her time, the truth is that it can take 20% - 40% more time to finish a list of jobs while you are multi-tasking! #4 Multi-tasking
  17. 17. Focus on one task at a time. Manage projects simultaneously. Break up your time into 20 minute segments. Read “The Myth of Multitasking” by Dave Crenshaw. #4 Multi-tasking
  18. 18. FORGET ABOUT MULTI-TASKING!
  19. 19. You can all work 8-10 hours straight… without taking a break. But… Brains work better with time to rest. You recharge yourself. Don’t dismiss breaks as “wasting time.” They are not a waste of time. They provide valuable down time. #5 Not Taking Breaks
  20. 20. Time Management Mistakes #1 Failing to Keep a To-Do List #2 Not Setting Personal Goals #3 Not Prioritizing #4 Multi-tasking #5 Not Taking Breaks
  21. 21. HOW WELL DO YOU MANAGE YOUR TIME?
  22. 22. Remedies for Time Troubles Identify time management mistakes Begin today to reduce the stress Implement ONE of these time savers on your desk this week. Next meeting, share your successes… or your challenges!

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