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Effective time management2

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Effective time management2

  1. 1. Effective Time Management<br />“Manage your time, don’t let your time manage you!”<br />Nellen, 2000<br />
  2. 2. Effective Time Management <br />Overview:<br /><ul><li>Causes of poor time management
  3. 3. How poor time management affects you
  4. 4. Tips to better time management</li></li></ul><li>Effective Time Management <br />Causes of Poor Time Management <br />
  5. 5. Effective Time Management <br />How poor time management affects you!<br /><ul><li>Added stress
  6. 6. Less time with friends and family
  7. 7. Missed deadlines
  8. 8. Rushed/Incomplete tasks
  9. 9. Bad morale
  10. 10. Fatigue</li></li></ul><li>Effective Time Management <br />Tips to Better Time Management<br /><ul><li>Be organized
  11. 11. Plan ahead
  12. 12. Prioritize your tasks
  13. 13. Avoid Overload
  14. 14. Be Flexible
  15. 15. Delegate
  16. 16. Have a Vision</li></ul>Nellen, 2000<br />
  17. 17. Effective Time Management <br />Be Organized<br /><ul><li>Organize your workspace
  18. 18. Start goal lists
  19. 19. Use time planning tools
  20. 20. Calendar
  21. 21. Day planner
  22. 22. To Do lists
  23. 23. Outlook</li></ul>Nellen, 2000<br />
  24. 24. Effective Time Management <br />Prioritize Your Tasks<br />Plan Ahead<br /><ul><li>Order tasks from highest to lowest priority
  25. 25. Determine how long your tasks will take
  26. 26. Break down large tasks
  27. 27. Schedule uninterrupted quiet times </li></ul>Example:<br />To Do List:<br />Finish presentation <br /> (Dec. 8)<br />2. Study for law exam <br />(Dec. 16)<br />3. Finish holiday shopping (Dec. 19) <br />Nellen, 2000<br />
  28. 28. Effective Time Management <br />Be Flexible<br />Avoid Overload<br /><ul><li>Be prepared
  29. 29. Know how to rearrange your schedule
  30. 30. Have someone to ask for help when needed
  31. 31. Learn to say “No”
  32. 32. Take short breaks
  33. 33. Give yourself personal time
  34. 34. Rest
  35. 35. Relax
  36. 36. Exercise
  37. 37. Socialize
  38. 38. Don’t procrastinate</li></ul>Nellen, 2000<br />
  39. 39. Effective Time Management <br />Have a Vision<br />Delegate <br /><ul><li>Identify the task to be delegated
  40. 40. Explain the task and make sure it’s understood
  41. 41. Specify your standards
  42. 42. Discuss deadlines
  43. 43. Encourage questions
  44. 44. Keep the “bigger picture” in mind
  45. 45. Know your priorities and what you want
  46. 46. Be Positive!</li></ul>Nellen, 2000. Taylor, 1998<br />
  47. 47. Effective Time Management <br />
  48. 48. Effective Time Management <br />Closing thought:<br /><ul><li>Did you accomplish everything you had hoped?
  49. 49. Where can you make a few key adjustments? </li></li></ul><li>Effective Time Management <br />Questions<br />

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