10 key steps towards success and time management fighting laziness.
2. Plan of action
4. Set Priorities
6. Deadlines and Rewards
7. Time log
What is it that you want to accomplish?
The first step you should take to become a successful
person, is to set goals. Goals should be clear and of
important value to yourself.
3 Types of Goals:
• Personal (family) goals.
• Business, career or financial goals.
• Self-development goals.
After setting your goals, make sure
to write them down. Successful people
have clear, written goals.
Plans of Action
Put it in writing!
What is a plan of action?
A plan of action is writing down all the steps you will do
to accomplish your goals.
Make a list.
It is advised to make a list for the week the Saturday
And the list for a day the night before.
this is to allow your subconscious to
solve all the problems and help you
follow your list.
What is relevant and what is irrelevant.
What is the most valuable use of my time now?
Setting your priorities allows you to
focus on finishing the important
task that will guarantee you reach
your goal instead of wasting your
time on less important tasks.
Starting a task and finishing it without
getting distracted, or starting a new task,
ensures that you will be able to finish
more work and efficiently.
It also increases your productivity.
Deadlines and Rewards
Positive Logical Consequences.
A successful person sticks to a deadline or sets that
themselves. Maybe after you have finished the task
you had, you can reward yourself with either a sip
of coffee , a piece of candy ,or a phone call.
Watch out for the grim reaper everyone! Deadlines also
strike a feeling of urgency to finish the task on time.
Where is all your time going?
Always keep track of where your time is going.
You can write the time of starting for the
task and the finishing time after you’re
done with it. That way, you can
know how much time you took
performing that task.
Positive or Negative.
To overcome procrastination you can make a feeling
of urgency. Repeating “Do it now, do it now,
do it now” may help you perform that task
at the proper time.
This is a form of fighting laziness.
Delegate everything you can!
Delegation is distributing some work
given to you, to others so that the
large amount of work given will
be done in a shorter time. Think
of it as a form of teamwork.
Telephones and Walk-in Visitors.
These are the worst kind of distractions.
do we deal with them? For phone calls,
off your cell phone, or unplug
telephone. As for walk- in
stand up and tell them you were
While encountering a task, make sure to perform the
important, or most difficult, part first. That way, if you
run out of motivation or energy, you can feel satisfaction
of finishing the first part of your mission. This can also
boost your confidence and you maybe able to finish the
whole task too.
• Finish the worst part first
• Make a new start to the day
• Split your huge task into a set of smaller tasks
• Involve an audience
• Focus and concentrate on one task at a time
A simple and helpful way to get tasks done.
I hope you have all enjoyed this.
Thank you for watching!