Facebook, MySpace, Twi
tter and other networking
What it doesn’t say is that its also a great
way to distract yourself from what you should
Manage your mess NOW!
Make lists of things to do starting with the
Clear the desk of distractions
Make time analysis sheets, schedule each
Does this look like you?
Make them realistic
Avoid interrupters i.e..phone calls,
and other distractions
How to avoid Interrupters
Place a sign outside your door that lists
available hours or knock if emergency
Turn cell on silent, check it occasionally
Make or take phone calls standing up in
order to save time
Let callers and visitors know they only
have so much time
He battled pancreatic cancer for 22
months, before his life came to an end
he spent his time with lecturing others.
One of his lectures was about time
management. Several of his techniques
are mentioned in this presentation.
A man who faced death everyday
Still managed his time well
One of Randy’s Methods
Due Soon Not Due Soon
• Follow chronologically and get the more important things out of the
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4 5
Biology Econ Biology Work Work
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Work Econ Biology Econ Biology Home Home
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Home Econ Biology Econ Biology Work Work
English Work English
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
Work Econ Biology Econ Biology
27 28 29 30 31
Econ Biology Econ Biology
The 80/20 Rule
Time Management •You want to spend
more than half of
your time out on the
floor meeting with
and guests, rather
On the Floor
paperwork in your
In Your Office office.
It is helpful to set goals for your self to
get things done ahead of time. If a paper
is due at the end of the month, tell your
self it is done two weeks earlier.
Doing this will help to gain time for
things that are “thrown” at you with short
Post-It’s are your Friends!
Leave yourself notes. The mind can only
remember so many little details at once.
Write it down to help make sure you get
your stuff done.
Post-It’s are helpful because you can
color-code certain things to stay
Call about Soccer Biology Look for a
cable bill Practice @ Paper on job
So Don’t waste anymore time…
Get off facebook!
Get to it!
Start getting your work done…