Achieve Your Goals  ( Time Management Revisited )  Sreeram Kishore Chavali 1-November-2004
Define Goals <ul><li>Start with the Problem Definition </li></ul><ul><li>What are you missing  most  in your life? </li></...
Know your current status % of time now  % of time you want Personal Time Family Time Work Time Spiritual Time Leisure Time
Refine your Goals <ul><li>Makes your Goals SMART </li></ul><ul><ul><li>S – Specific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M – Measura...
Identify Obstacles <ul><li>What are the obstacles to your goals? </li></ul><ul><li>Identify 10 things you  need  to change...
Find Inspiration <ul><li>It is easier to get distracted by </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Make Incremental Progress <ul><li>Set realistic goals  </li></ul><ul><li>Make slow and steady improvement </li></ul><ul><l...
Lists <ul><li>Make lists of things of odd things that tend to stray you from your goals. </li></ul><ul><li>There are small...
Milestones <ul><li>Identify milestones achieved in your life to date </li></ul><ul><li>List milestones you are looking for...
What are you waiting for? <ul><li>We hold off working towards the goals because we are waiting for … </li></ul><ul><li>I w...
Self Responsibility <ul><li>Take responsibility for your life </li></ul><ul><li>Only you are responsible for your goals </...
Do it NOW <ul><li>We have lost precious time in achieving success and reaching our goals </li></ul><ul><li>Get started NOW...
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Time Management Revisited

  1. 1. Achieve Your Goals ( Time Management Revisited ) Sreeram Kishore Chavali 1-November-2004
  2. 2. Define Goals <ul><li>Start with the Problem Definition </li></ul><ul><li>What are you missing most in your life? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spiritual Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Growth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Write down your problem on paper </li></ul>
  3. 3. Know your current status % of time now % of time you want Personal Time Family Time Work Time Spiritual Time Leisure Time
  4. 4. Refine your Goals <ul><li>Makes your Goals SMART </li></ul><ul><ul><li>S – Specific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M – Measurable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A - Achievable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R - Realistic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T - Time Bound </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Review your goals with important people in your life </li></ul><ul><li>Revise/Correct based on feedback </li></ul>
  5. 5. Identify Obstacles <ul><li>What are the obstacles to your goals? </li></ul><ul><li>Identify 10 things you need to change so that you are working towards your goals </li></ul><ul><li>Resolve to take action </li></ul><ul><li>Write them down next to your goals </li></ul>
  6. 6. Find Inspiration <ul><li>It is easier to get distracted by </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constant Excuses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Identify what motivates you </li></ul><ul><li>Fill your day with motivating things </li></ul><ul><li>Staying on track to achieve Goals is not easy task. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Make Incremental Progress <ul><li>Set realistic goals </li></ul><ul><li>Make slow and steady improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Reward yourself for small improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Small progress feeds bigger progress </li></ul><ul><li>Stay on track. Be consistent </li></ul><ul><li>Stay focused on goals </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t stray from the goals </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lists <ul><li>Make lists of things of odd things that tend to stray you from your goals. </li></ul><ul><li>There are small things which we want but are not related to any major goals </li></ul><ul><li>Do them at next opportunity and get them out of your way </li></ul>
  9. 9. Milestones <ul><li>Identify milestones achieved in your life to date </li></ul><ul><li>List milestones you are looking forward to </li></ul><ul><li>Milestones are not equivalent of goals. These are once in a life time events that change course of your life. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What are you waiting for? <ul><li>We hold off working towards the goals because we are waiting for … </li></ul><ul><li>I will get to it after I achieve …. </li></ul><ul><li>There is never a perfect time. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t wait too long before the goal becomes redundant </li></ul>
  11. 11. Self Responsibility <ul><li>Take responsibility for your life </li></ul><ul><li>Only you are responsible for your goals </li></ul><ul><li>Only you can achieve your goals </li></ul><ul><li>No else cares </li></ul><ul><li>Your success is in your hands </li></ul><ul><li>Achieve the life you want </li></ul>
  12. 12. Do it NOW <ul><li>We have lost precious time in achieving success and reaching our goals </li></ul><ul><li>Get started NOW </li></ul><ul><li>Do it NOW </li></ul>

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