Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 2.3

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Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 2.3

  1. 1. Taking Control of Your Time Section 2.3: Professional Time Management Taking Charge: Chapter 2 © 2010 TSTC Publishing
  2. 2. Beyond College <ul><li>Time management is necessary after college ends </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  3. 3. Distractions <ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Cubicles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You will be able to hear conversations going on around you </li></ul></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  4. 4. Still Remember . . . <ul><li>Master Schedule for work </li></ul><ul><li>To-do list for work </li></ul><ul><li>43 Folders </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  5. 5. Strategies <ul><li>Don’t be a jack of all trades </li></ul><ul><li>First things first </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work on your most pressing project before you do anything else </li></ul></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  6. 6. Strategies (cont.) <ul><li>Do something (anything!) </li></ul><ul><li>I’m so confused </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activity and results are not the same </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work smarter, not harder </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  7. 7. Strategies (cont.) <ul><li>Avoid the tyranny of the urgent </li></ul><ul><li>Be firm, yet flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t take responsibility that isn’t yours </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  8. 8. Final Thoughts <ul><li>Strategies are to help you achieve your goals with a peace of mind and a balanced life </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  9. 9. Further Reflection <ul><li>What obstacles do you think you will face regarding time management in your career? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your major distractions when working? </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  10. 10. Additional Resources <ul><li>Time Management for Dummies by Jeffrey Mayer </li></ul><ul><li>Brazen Careerist’s Time Tips </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.time-management-guide.com / </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing

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