What can a jar teach     us about prioritizing??????
Let’s pretend       this jar  represents one day- 24   hours –nomore, no less.
As youknow, a dayfills up fast.So does the          jar!
Is the jar       full?There is nomore room         forrocks, but…
…there is    plenty of    room for     pebbles.Is it full yet?
There is not much more   room forpebbles, but          …
…there is, ofcourse, room  for a lot of       water.    Is it full        now?
Itcertainly   is!
So what’s the   point?
The significance of the rock, pebble,and water activity is the ORDER inwhich the items were added to thejar. If we had sta...
The jar is like your  time; just as the big  rocks automatically   made room for forpebbles and water, you   can automatic...
So let’s work on your      priorities!
Rock Priorities       Your rock priorities       are the things you       have to do. Examples:       • Go to school      ...
Pebble Priorities        Pebble priorities are the        things you that you really        enjoy and want to spend       ...
Water Priorities       Water priorities are “If I get       to them, great. If not, oh       well!” priorities. Examples: ...
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  1. 1. What can a jar teach us about prioritizing??????
  2. 2. Let’s pretend this jar represents one day- 24 hours –nomore, no less.
  3. 3. As youknow, a dayfills up fast.So does the jar!
  4. 4. Is the jar full?There is nomore room forrocks, but…
  5. 5. …there is plenty of room for pebbles.Is it full yet?
  6. 6. There is not much more room forpebbles, but …
  7. 7. …there is, ofcourse, room for a lot of water. Is it full now?
  8. 8. Itcertainly is!
  9. 9. So what’s the point?
  10. 10. The significance of the rock, pebble,and water activity is the ORDER inwhich the items were added to thejar. If we had stared filling the jarwith pebbles, we wouldn’t have roomfor rocks.
  11. 11. The jar is like your time; just as the big rocks automatically made room for forpebbles and water, you can automatically make room for “fun stuff” when you take care of your big priorities first!
  12. 12. So let’s work on your priorities!
  13. 13. Rock Priorities Your rock priorities are the things you have to do. Examples: • Go to school • Do homework • Help around the house • Sleep
  14. 14. Pebble Priorities Pebble priorities are the things you that you really enjoy and want to spend more time doing. Examples: • Sports • Band • Extra-curricular activities • Part-time job • Hobbies • Socializing with friends
  15. 15. Water Priorities Water priorities are “If I get to them, great. If not, oh well!” priorities. Examples: • Playing video games • Playing with pets • Watching TV • Texting friends • Playing on the computer

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