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Self management creative-time_management_for_the_new_millennium

  1. 1. Creative Time Management for the New Millennium
  2. 2. Time ManagementThe key to timemanagement is planning.
  3. 3. Benefits of Time Management
  4. 4. Benefits of Time ManagementControl of your work and life.
  5. 5. Benefits of Time ManagementYou become more productive.
  6. 6. Benefits of Time ManagementTechnology should serve your goals,not waste more time than it saves.
  7. 7. Principles of Creative Time Management
  8. 8. #1-Be Active, Not ReactiveDecide what’s important to yourjob and say “no” to anythingthat interferes.
  9. 9. #2-Set GoalsWithout goals, you may react toproblems with little perspective onhow they could affect your career.
  10. 10. #3-Prioritize ActionsYou need to prioritize youractivities to achieve your goals.
  11. 11. Pareto’s Law20% of your efforts will get you80% of your results.
  12. 12. #4-Keep Your FocusTo reach goals, stay in focusand avoid distractions.
  13. 13. #5-Create Realistic DeadlinesReally think through how longyou need to finish something.
  14. 14. #6-Do It NowOnce you decide on a plan andare focused, just do it!
  15. 15. #7-Balance Your LifeMake time for yourself as wellas those you care about.
  16. 16. Overcoming Key Obstacles
  17. 17. #1-Doing Too Much at Once
  18. 18. #1-Doing Too Much at OnceFocus on doing one thing at a time.
  19. 19. #1-Doing Too Much at OnceAvoid starting a new task untilyou’ve finished the first one.
  20. 20. #1-Doing Too Much at OnceKeep your priorities in mind.
  21. 21. #2-Inability to Say “No”
  22. 22. #2-Inability to Say “No”Decide what your limits are and say“no” to whatever interferes.
  23. 23. #2-Inability to Say “No”Clarify and reinforce your priorities.
  24. 24. #2-Inability to Say “No”Say “no” to the request,not the person.
  25. 25. #3-Procrastination
  26. 26. #3-ProcrastinationMake whatever you are puttingoff, the first task of the day.
  27. 27. #3-ProcrastinationRemind yourself of the consequences.
  28. 28. #4-Paper Work
  29. 29. #4-Paper WorkBe ruthless about what youdo with office paper.
  30. 30. #4-Paper WorkHave a system for dealingwith mail and papers.
  31. 31. #5-Telephone
  32. 32. #5-TelephoneBe aware of how much time youspend on the phone.
  33. 33. #5-TelephoneKeep a time log.
  34. 34. #5-TelephoneDesignate a time to placeand receive calls.
  35. 35. #6-Failure to Prioritize
  36. 36. #6-Failure to PrioritizeBe clear about your goals.
  37. 37. #6-Failure to PrioritizeSay “no” to anything thatis not a priority.
  38. 38. #6-Failure to PrioritizeConsider how new demandsfit with your goals.
  39. 39. #7-Travel Time
  40. 40. #7-Travel TimeDo work-related tasks.
  41. 41. #7-Travel TimeUse car commuting time toreduce stress.
  42. 42. #8-Lateness
  43. 43. #8-LatenessCommit to being on time, all the time.
  44. 44. #8-LatenessDetermine if there is apattern to your lateness.
  45. 45. #8-LatenessAllow extra time for lastminute emergencies.
  46. 46. #8-LatenessMake realistic deadlines.
  47. 47. Overcoming Key ObstaclesOrganization is the primary way toimprove your time at work.
  48. 48. Time Management Tips
  49. 49. Time Management TipsBe prompt.
  50. 50. Time Management TipsMake accurate time estimatesfor appointments.
  51. 51. Time Management TipsKeep notes & reminders in one place.
  52. 52. Time Management TipsRecord appointments in pencil.
  53. 53. Time Management TipsKeep personal interruptionsto a minimum.
  54. 54. Time Management TipsMaintain a daily to-do list.
  55. 55. Time Management TipsReplace tools and files in theproper places.
  56. 56. Time Management TipsSchedule personal time off.
  57. 57. Becoming Organized
  58. 58. Becoming OrganizedMake sure everything is in theright place.
  59. 59. Becoming OrganizedPlan and do what needs to be done.
  60. 60. Becoming OrganizedGroup similar tasks together.
  61. 61. Becoming OrganizedEliminate clutter.
  62. 62. Organization Techniques
  63. 63. Organization TechniquesDetermine specific things to dowith a specific time frame.
  64. 64. Organization TechniquesDistinguish daily prioritiesfrom busywork.
  65. 65. Organization TechniquesMaintain a to-do list.
  66. 66. Organization TechniquesStructure a time to workwithout interruption.
  67. 67. Creative Time Management for the New Millennium

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