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Time Management

  1. 1. <ul><li>The only commodity that matters </li></ul>Time
  2. 3. “ TIME is <ul><ul><li>.. A continuum in which events succeed one another from past through present to future.” </li></ul></ul>Noah Webster, Webster’s Dictionary
  3. 4. Time <ul><li>Stress </li></ul><ul><li>Procrastination </li></ul><ul><li>Time=money </li></ul><ul><li>What is time worth? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you cost your organization per hour? </li></ul><ul><li>Manage your time like your money </li></ul><ul><li>You will never get your time back </li></ul>
  4. 5. The Time Famine <ul><li>Bad time management= STRESS </li></ul>
  5. 6. A typical worker wastes two hours Per Day
  6. 7. Being successful doesn't make you manage your time well Managing your time well makes you successful
  7. 8. Time MANAGEMENT <ul><li>We explore the relationships between our human needs and time management, our “internal compass”, and organizing the things that really matter to us most. </li></ul>
  8. 9. The clock represents our commitment, appointments, schedules, goals, activities-what we do with, and how we manage our time. The compass represents our vision, values, principles, mission, conscience, direction- what we feel is important and how we lead our lives.
  9. 10. 20% of employees produce 80% of the real results 20% of the input creates 80% of the result Are you in the top 20 percent?
  10. 11. If you can dream it you can do it Walt Disney
  11. 13. #1 Urgent And Important <ul><li>Crises </li></ul><ul><li>Pressing Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline Driven projects, meetings, and preparations </li></ul>
  12. 14. #2 Important but Not Urgent <ul><li>Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Values Clarification </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship building </li></ul><ul><li>True re-creation </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment </li></ul>
  13. 15. #3 Urgent but Not important <ul><li>Interruptions, some phone calls </li></ul><ul><li>Some E-mail, phone calls </li></ul><ul><li>Some meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Many proximate, pressing matters </li></ul><ul><li>Many popular activities </li></ul>
  14. 16. #4 Not Important and Not Urgent <ul><li>Some phone calls </li></ul><ul><li>Time Wasters </li></ul><ul><li>Escape activities </li></ul><ul><li>Irrelevant mail </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive TV </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trivia, busywork </li></ul></ul>
  15. 17. Time Management <ul><li>Time is a difficult concept to define </li></ul><ul><li>Time management is event control </li></ul><ul><li>Planning is the key to control </li></ul><ul><li>The only time you can exercise any control over is right now ! </li></ul>
  16. 18. High Performance Organizations <ul><li>#1= 20-25% of time on urgent and important </li></ul><ul><li>#2 = 65-80% of time on Important but not urgent </li></ul><ul><li>#3 = 15% of time on urgent but not important </li></ul><ul><li>#4 = less than 1% of time on not urgent and not important </li></ul>
  17. 19. Typical Organizations <ul><li>#1= 25-30% of time on urgent and important </li></ul><ul><li>#2 = 15% of time on Important but not urgent </li></ul><ul><li>#3 = 50-60% of time on urgent but not important </li></ul><ul><li>#4 = 2 to 3% of time on not urgent and not important </li></ul>
  18. 20. Alignment: Goals, Priorities, and Planning <ul><li>Doing things right verses doing the right thing </li></ul><ul><li>What happens if I chose not to do it </li></ul><ul><li>Does it align with my core principles? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it create value for my company ? </li></ul>
  19. 21. Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail <ul><li>Plan each day, each week, each quarter </li></ul><ul><li>You can change your plan….only after you have one. </li></ul>
  20. 22. To Do Lists <ul><li>The simplest form of time management is simple checks and balances. These consist of sticky notes reminder notes, and lists. This is a good way to track “to-do’s” with little stress and allows us to have the go-with-the-flow flexibility </li></ul>Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment: You cant fake experience
  21. 23. To Do Lists <ul><li>The flip side of this idea is that it offers us no real structure and things tend to fall through the cracks. Sometimes important commitments can be forgotten or ignored. We may feel stress free but we will probably get very little accomplished. </li></ul>
  22. 24. Planning and Preparation Time Management <ul><li>This type of management is successful in the area of tracking commitments and appointments . We can get much more accomplished through our goals and planning. </li></ul>We refer to this as a “plan your work - work your plan” concept.
  23. 25. Planning, Preparing, and Controlling Many professionals can assume the responsibility for results and connect with their values. They can also assess their values and turn them into goals and actions. Because they manage and control their planning, people feel it and it gives structure to their lives.
  24. 26. The Urgency Addiction <ul><li>We try to work harder, faster and smarter and think we can manage our lives. The truth is we are not in control; there are always consequences to our actions. </li></ul>
  25. 27. <ul><li>You can choose to be addicted to the urgency addiction and suffer the consequences, or you can choose to be free of the chains. Whatever the situation, you always have a choice . </li></ul>You have a choice.
  26. 28. Describe their failure to plan
  27. 29. Effective verses Efficient <ul><li>When you're effective, you are able to accomplish the worthwhile goal you've chosen. When you're efficient, you quickly carry out actions. You won't be effective, however, unless those actions result in your achieving a meaningful goal . </li></ul>
  28. 30. Efficient verses Effective <ul><li>Is it more important to get a job done efficiently…. Or to take the time to empower and employee to do it, both now and in the future? </li></ul><ul><li>Which will have an impact on the quality of your time, the time of others, the time of the organization? </li></ul>
  29. 31. Are You Efficient?
  30. 32. Or Effective?
  31. 33. Ending Thought The passion created by a shared vision creates synergistic empowerment. It combines energy, talent, and capabilities of all involved.

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