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TIME
Keeping the Monkey from
Becoming an Elephant
MLTA State Conference - 2013
www.thetrugroup.com / Twitter: @trugroupsco...
Great Conversations
»Start with a question
»Key ingredient: Trust
»Key outputs: Truth & Action
Questions for you
My objectives:
»NOT – fix you
»TO - Equip you with ONE thing you can
use Wednesday
Questions (answer on 3x5 card)
»If I had an extra hour each day – What
is one thing I would use it for?
»What is my bigges...
TIME is precious
TIME is scarce
Who’s Got The
Monkey?
William Oncken / Donald Wass
ACTIVITY
»On 3x5 card: What 3 Monkeys do you
pick up during a day?
»Share your Monkey List at your table.
Pick ONE Monkey ...
If you pick up 1 monkey a day – by the end of the year you
have picked up a 15,000 pound elephant
TIME
»Precious
»Scarce
»Monkeys become Elephants
Tip #1: Own It
»I collect Monkeys
»I and ME in TIME
»Name priorities / set priorities
Put your 3 monkeys
into the Covey Time
Management Matrix
Activity:
Setting priorities
URGENT NOT URGENT
IMPORTANTNOTIMPORT...
Tip #1: Own It
»I collect Monkeys
»I and ME in TIME
»Name priorities / set priorities
»Make a shift
Tip #2: Practice these key habits
»Meetings: More & shorter / Agenda /
Commitments
»Sending emails: 100 + 3 rule
»Checking...
Tip #3: Time with people:
Focus it and ration it
»Talent Scorecard:
http://www.thetrugroup.com/scorecard/
» One-on-One Tem...
As we wrap-up
»Own your time
»Practice key habits
»Your people time: focused and rationed
One last question:
»What is the ONE thing you are taking
away and plan on using?
Next Steps
Complete the evaluation. From completed evaluations I will draw
2 winners to receive a packet of the time manag...
TIME
Keeping the Monkey from
Becoming an Elephant
www.thetrugroup.com / Twitter: @trugroupscott / LinkedIn
About the Speaker – Scott Patchin
Scott has a core belief that the habits leaders practice and the conversations they
have...
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Time is precious and limited. Leaders often focus too much on making more (longer hours, desk lunches) and not enough time on prioritizing and focusing. Building off a 1974 Harvard Business Review Article, this keynote wakes people up to their issue, shares some tools for making different choices, and shares some times that will help anyone save minutes - if not hours a day.

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Time-Keeping the Monkey From Becoming an Elephant - MLTA Conference

  1. 1. TIME Keeping the Monkey from Becoming an Elephant MLTA State Conference - 2013 www.thetrugroup.com / Twitter: @trugroupscott / LinkedIn
  2. 2. Great Conversations »Start with a question »Key ingredient: Trust »Key outputs: Truth & Action
  3. 3. Questions for you
  4. 4. My objectives: »NOT – fix you »TO - Equip you with ONE thing you can use Wednesday
  5. 5. Questions (answer on 3x5 card) »If I had an extra hour each day – What is one thing I would use it for? »What is my biggest barrier for getting that hour today?
  6. 6. TIME is precious
  7. 7. TIME is scarce
  8. 8. Who’s Got The Monkey? William Oncken / Donald Wass
  9. 9. ACTIVITY »On 3x5 card: What 3 Monkeys do you pick up during a day? »Share your Monkey List at your table. Pick ONE Monkey to share from your table.
  10. 10. If you pick up 1 monkey a day – by the end of the year you have picked up a 15,000 pound elephant
  11. 11. TIME »Precious »Scarce »Monkeys become Elephants
  12. 12. Tip #1: Own It »I collect Monkeys »I and ME in TIME »Name priorities / set priorities
  13. 13. Put your 3 monkeys into the Covey Time Management Matrix Activity: Setting priorities URGENT NOT URGENT IMPORTANTNOTIMPORTANT I -Crisis -Pressing Issues -Deadlines -Meetings -Interruptions -Some mail -Many popular activities III II IV -Trivia -Some phone calls -Excessive TV/Games -Time wasters -Preparation -Planning -Prevention -Relationship building -Personal Development
  14. 14. Tip #1: Own It »I collect Monkeys »I and ME in TIME »Name priorities / set priorities »Make a shift
  15. 15. Tip #2: Practice these key habits »Meetings: More & shorter / Agenda / Commitments »Sending emails: 100 + 3 rule »Checking emails: M / N / End »_______________________________
  16. 16. Tip #3: Time with people: Focus it and ration it »Talent Scorecard: http://www.thetrugroup.com/scorecard/ » One-on-One Template http://www.thetrugroup.com/resources/tale nt-management-templates/
  17. 17. As we wrap-up »Own your time »Practice key habits »Your people time: focused and rationed
  18. 18. One last question: »What is the ONE thing you are taking away and plan on using?
  19. 19. Next Steps Complete the evaluation. From completed evaluations I will draw 2 winners to receive a packet of the time management tools and resources and 1 hour of free coaching. Links to all the resources I have talked about are at: www.thetrugroup.com/training-and-keynote-speaking/time
  20. 20. TIME Keeping the Monkey from Becoming an Elephant www.thetrugroup.com / Twitter: @trugroupscott / LinkedIn
  21. 21. About the Speaker – Scott Patchin Scott has a core belief that the habits leaders practice and the conversations they have with their people are the keys to their success. He launched his own leadership development company, The trU Group, in 2009 around the mission of helping others realize the excellence they were born to achieve. He has work experience manufacturing, healthcare, and banking/mortgage industries. He leverages that experience to provide coaching and leadership development for both growth focused organizations and family businesses. Learn more: | LinkedIn | www.thetrugroup.com

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