Fifty CEOs teach you the
secrets of time management
Master the moment
Successful time management
Good time management is a
lifelong endeavour.
Follow these six steps and you
will see an improv...
Identify yourself
If you know what you want, and are comfortable with
wanting it, focusing effort towards getting it will ...
Energise
Most people know that regular exercise, good eating
habits, and a good night’s sleep will give you more
energy. B...
Prioritise
Set goals, assign them priorities, and plan your work
accordingly.
Eliminate distractions, turning down things ...
Optimise
Find out where you’re wasting time. Eliminate what you
can, and try to fill the remaining dead time with useful
a...
Head off problems early
Build solid processes that last.
This frees you to think about the future.
Look down the road for ...
Finish things
Break your work into small chunks.
Finish what you start, and hand it off to somebody in a
way that allows t...
Master the Moment
www.bcs.org/bookshop
• This book includes:
-Interviews and case studies
-Top tips from 50 CEOs
-Good hab...
Make time to read this book
‘You stand to gain a lot of excellent
ideas from some of the world’s
most effective people.
In...
Master the Moment
www.bcs.org/bookshop
‘…A great guide to becoming a
better time manager.
Lively, stimulating and fun.’
Jo...
You may also be interested in…
www.bcs.org/bookshop
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An introduction to good time management and how you can develop your skills to see an improvement in your personal effectiveness. Taken from Master the Moment, published by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

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  1. 1. Fifty CEOs teach you the secrets of time management Master the moment
  2. 2. Successful time management Good time management is a lifelong endeavour. Follow these six steps and you will see an improvement in your personal effectiveness. www.bcs.org/bookshop
  3. 3. Identify yourself If you know what you want, and are comfortable with wanting it, focusing effort towards getting it will come naturally. And don’t forget about people – you rely on them. How you fit in with people makes all the difference in how effective you are. www.bcs.org/bookshop
  4. 4. Energise Most people know that regular exercise, good eating habits, and a good night’s sleep will give you more energy. But do they put that knowledge to work? Find out how high achievers make sure they have enough gas in the tank. Discover your biorhythms and make them work in your favour. www.bcs.org/bookshop
  5. 5. Prioritise Set goals, assign them priorities, and plan your work accordingly. Eliminate distractions, turning down things you don’t have time for. www.bcs.org/bookshop
  6. 6. Optimise Find out where you’re wasting time. Eliminate what you can, and try to fill the remaining dead time with useful activity. Block off time for focused effort. Get better at doing the things you do regularly: use tools, delegate, and get more out of meetings. www.bcs.org/bookshop
  7. 7. Head off problems early Build solid processes that last. This frees you to think about the future. Look down the road for problems that might come your way. Head them off early. www.bcs.org/bookshop
  8. 8. Finish things Break your work into small chunks. Finish what you start, and hand it off to somebody in a way that allows the other person to see its value. In some cases it becomes clear that what you’ve started isn’t worth finishing. In such situations, cut your losses. www.bcs.org/bookshop
  9. 9. Master the Moment www.bcs.org/bookshop • This book includes: -Interviews and case studies -Top tips from 50 CEOs -Good habit development -Exercises -Useful additional resources Available to order from all good bookshops and online
  10. 10. Make time to read this book ‘You stand to gain a lot of excellent ideas from some of the world’s most effective people. In this book lie important ideas on how to get more out of your day – how to use your most precious resource more wisely.’ Pat Brans Author, Master the Moment www.bcs.org/bookshop
  11. 11. Master the Moment www.bcs.org/bookshop ‘…A great guide to becoming a better time manager. Lively, stimulating and fun.’ John Adair, Author of Effective Leadership Development ‘The most complete book on time management I’ve seen.’ Brad Stock, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Lyon, France Available to order from all good bookshops and online
  12. 12. You may also be interested in… www.bcs.org/bookshop

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