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					Imagine...

There is a bank that credits your account each
morning with Rs.86,400.

It carries over no balance from day to day. Every
evening deletes whatever part of the balance you
failed to use during the day. What would you do?

Draw out ALL OF IT, of course!

Each of us has such a bank. Its name is
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Time
Every morning, it credits you with 86,400 seconds.
Every night it writes off, as lost, whatever of this you
have failed to invest to good purpose. It carries over no
balance. It allows no overdraft.

Each day it opens a new account for you. Each night it
burns the remains of the day. If you fail to use the
day's deposits, the loss is yours. There is no going
back. There is no drawing against the "tomorrow."

You must live in the present on today's deposits. Invest
it so as to get from it the utmost in health, happiness,
and success! The clock is running. Make the most of
today.
Value
To realize the value of ONE YEAR, ask a student who failed
a grade.
To realize the value of ONE MONTH, ask a mother who
gave birth to a premature baby.
To realize the value of ONE WEEK, ask the editor of a
weekly newspaper.
To realize the value of ONE HOUR, ask the lovers who are
waiting to meet.
To realize the value of ONE MINUTE, ask a person who
missed the train.
To realize the value of ONE SECOND, ask a person who
just avoided an accident.
To realize the value of ONE-TENTH OF A SECOND, ask
the person who won a silver medal in the Olympics.
Treasure every moment that you have!

And treasure it more because you shared it
with someone special to spend your time.

And remember that time waits for no one.

Yesterday is history.

Tomorrow is a mystery.

Today is a gift. That's why it's called the
present!
Time Management
What is time?
           We have many sayings about
           time and they make good points:
          Time is money - it is a valuable resource
          If you want time, you must make time - we
           need to allocate time according to our
           priorities
          A job will fill all of the time allocated for it -
           poor planning and procrastination are time
           wasters
          Have the time of your life - good time
           management will allow you to fulfill your
           personal/professional goals
Time management process
        Set your own priorities
             Personal
             Professional
        Determine your goals for each
         priority
        Plan the steps for goal
         attainment
        Allocate time appropriately for
         each step
        Use time management tools/
         techniques
External time wasters

 Interruptions, especially phones and drop in
  visitors
 Office socializing

 Too many meetings

 Unscheduled visitors

 Poor work environment

 Unclear goals
Internal time wasters
   Procrastination
   Lack of planning
   Lack of priorities
   Indecision
   Slow reading skills
   Physical or mental exhaustion
   Not being able to say “no”
   Messy work areas
   Low motivation
Walk away with…
Develop your personal and professional
priorities
Find and use a great calendar
Develop plans – annual, monthly, weekly
Note all deadline on your plans
Make a “to do” list daily
Prioritize and reprioritize your daily list
Work on your top priorities first
What are your goals?

       Ask: What is the most important
        thing I could do in each role this
        week in order to be more effective
        in my life?
       Schedule these important tasks and
        work to achieve them.
       Reflect on your progress and
        adjusts your efforts as needed.
Time Awareness

        How do you use the 168 hours
         available to you each week?
        How much time do you lose daily
         to fatigue, stress, disorganization,
         not knowing what to do next, or
         avoidance that could be used
         productively ?
   Time Shifting


 How can you use your awareness of the ways
  you use time to “shift” it?
 Based on how you use time, how could you re-
  allocate it to improve your use of time?
 In which areas do you want to cut down your
  use of time? In which others do you want to
  increase it?
   Tips for Effective Time
   Management

 Spend time planning and organizing
 Set goals according to Priorities
 Use a to do list
 Be flexible
 Learn to say “NO”
 Do the right thing right
Time Management & Success


Being successful doesn't make you
      manage your time well.
Managing your time well makes you
            successful.

				
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