5.3 Time Management – Work File
Read the course resources in order to complete the following tasks.
Read the following quotations. In your own words, explain what each quotation means. (10 points each)
"The amount of time available to you never changes."
It is saying you have all the time you need to do something.
"Learning to manage time is an investment in the future." If you learn to manage your time, eventually, you will learn to manage your future and money.
"Before you plan how you will use your time, you need to set your priorities." Make sure you do what you have to do before you plan an event with the time you have.
Using Course Resources answer the following questions. (10 points each)
Discuss the three ways time is wasted and how this can be avoided.
a. Distractions- can be avoided by putting anything that you get distracted by away.
b. Procrastination- reward yourself for completing a task and break the task up into several tasks.
c. Disorganization- set priorities by must do, important to do, and like to do.
What are the 4 keys to time management?
Group activities together
finish one task before starting another one
d. don’t waste short periods of time
Choose one of the keys to time management and discuss how you can apply it to your daily schedule. Finishing one task before starting another one would be a good one for me because I always try to multitask and it stresses me out if I don’t finish it that day.
Discuss whether or not writing a list and keeping a calendar would make you more efficient and productive. Why or why not? I think having a calendar and writing a list would have me more productive because I always do things at random times, and I never have time to finish them, so having a schedule will make me more productive.
Setting priorities: Fill in the chart below with at least three tasks in each column. First, set...
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