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How effectively do you use your time?
Is there a balance between your life’s activities?
Carefully review the amount of time needed for
Develop a personal schedule to create balance.
Set priorities for all activities.
Learn to say no!
Do not study for more than two hours at a
Use travel time to study.
Try to study during daylight hours.
Use two schedules
a. Create an hour-by-hour weekly
(1.5 hours of study for each hour of class)
b. Create a semester schedule
a. Make a daily list of what you need to study,
set specific times
Use the 30-3-2 schedule
a. Study for 30 minutes
b. Take a 3-minute break
c. Take an extra 2 minutes to mentally review
what you have just read and do a quick
preview of what is coming up.
Do-ers vs. Be-ers
Which one are you?
Doers focus on
The focus is on the destination.
Be-ers focus on
walks on the beach
work-outs at the gym
enjoying a play or concert
attending a soccer game
The focus is on creating a balanced,
quality of life.
Why do we procrastinate?
Expectations are too high, unrealistic.
It’s easier to whine -- pass the buck.
Fear failure -- you play it safe.
Don’t have a plan of attack.
How can we overcome and
Establish a regular time to do a particular
Begin with positive thoughts.
Create habits -- 21 days to establish a routine.
Set goals you can attain in 20-25 minutes.
Overcome fears -- start projects earlier rather
Ask for help.
Do not complain and avoid whiners.
Give yourself time you need to complete
When’s your best time?
Revisit text to determine when is the best
time of the day for you to be the most
Check out your packet
Read “Establishing a Time Table” in your
packet for more ideas.
Find this page in your packet.
Complete the estimate column THEN
when you are working on your first TM
project, keep track of the actual amount of
time you spend.
Hand in the P/T Assessment with your first
Time Management Project
Three weekly time management projects
are due this quarter.
Complete them accurately and fully.
Be certain to make a copy of your planner
for that specific week.
Set attainable goals and respond to your
Each of us has to learn how to contain
our lives -- some will find it easy, others
will not. Start from where you are and