TIME MANAGEMENT the overriding priority of good TM is to spend as much time as possible on important activities, and as little time as possible on urgent activities. TM is concerned with effective and efficient use of time Effective TM means spending your time on the right things • Efficient TM means going about your tasks in the right way Five important rules for good time management: • (1) Being able to distinguish between important and urgent matters Important activities are those that need to be done to achieve organisational goals. • Urgent activities are those intrusive issue that need to be dealt with now. • 2. Spending more time on important matters than urgent matters. • 3. Focussing on results first, then considering the methods • 4. Not feeling guilty when you say “No”. • 5. Concentrating on one issue at a time.