Act or process of planning.Act or process of planning.
Exercising conscious control over amount of timeExercising conscious control over amount of time
spent on specific activitiesspent on specific activities
Increases efficiency, effectiveness or productivityIncreases efficiency, effectiveness or productivity
Helps in achieving highest walks of life.Helps in achieving highest walks of life.
““Compass, Not the Clock”Compass, Not the Clock”
Given ByGiven By Dr. Stephen CoveyDr. Stephen Covey
Focuses onFocuses on life’s direction v/s getting worriedlife’s direction v/s getting worried
about the clockabout the clock or specific minutes each activityor specific minutes each activity
is taking.is taking.
Evolution of Time ManagementEvolution of Time Management
First Generation:First Generation:- Focus on Reminder- Focus on Reminder
Second Generation:Second Generation:- Calendars and Appointment- Calendars and Appointment
Third GenerationThird Generation:- Personal Organizers, Computers:- Personal Organizers, Computers
and PDA based Systemsand PDA based Systems
Fourth GenerationFourth Generation:- Using any of the above tools.:- Using any of the above tools.
The 80:20 RuleThe 80:20 Rule
Popularly known asPopularly known as “Pareto“Pareto
Concentrate on Results, notConcentrate on Results, not
on Being Busy.on Being Busy.
20% of efforts produce 80%20% of efforts produce 80%
of the results.of the results.
It ensures time and energyIt ensures time and energy
to be focused on highto be focused on high
payoff skills.payoff skills.
Difference Between Urgent andDifference Between Urgent and
Important Activities leads toImportant Activities leads to achievement of yourachievement of your
Urgent activities demandUrgent activities demand immediate actionimmediate action and areand are
associated with the achievement of someone else’sassociated with the achievement of someone else’s
Time Management MatrixTime Management Matrix
Being Effective and Efficient.Being Effective and Efficient.
Managing Time Effectively to achieve the thingsManaging Time Effectively to achieve the things
you want to achieve.you want to achieve.
Spending your time on important things and notSpending your time on important things and not
just urgent.just urgent.
Time Management ProcessTime Management Process
Activity LogsActivity Logs
Goal SettingGoal Setting
Specific SchedulingSpecific Scheduling
Activity LogActivity Log
Serial No. Activity Time Taken Value (High,
Helps you to understand how you spend your time.
Eliminates time wasters.
Follow this periodically through out the day.
Note how you feel, whether alert, flat, energetic etc.
ABC AnalysisABC Analysis
AA:- Tasks that are urgent and important.:- Tasks that are urgent and important.
B:-B:- Tasks that are important but not urgent.Tasks that are important but not urgent.
C:-C:- Tasks that are neither urgent nor important.Tasks that are neither urgent nor important.
Time Management TipsTime Management Tips
Learn to Say ‘Learn to Say ‘NO’NO’
Organise your workOrganise your work
Work through othersWork through others
Keep a LogKeep a Log
Manage DistractionsManage Distractions
Stop ProcrastinationStop Procrastination
Use Waiting TimeUse Waiting Time
Time WastersTime Wasters
Telephonic InterruptionTelephonic Interruption
Inefficient DelegationInefficient Delegation
Extended Lunch/ BreaksExtended Lunch/ Breaks
Cluttered WorkspaceCluttered Workspace
Poorly run meetingPoorly run meeting
Socialising on the jobSocialising on the job
Meeting ManagementMeeting Management
The meeting has to have:The meeting has to have:
PP –– PurposePurpose
o Define a purpose of meeting in one or twoDefine a purpose of meeting in one or two
sentences at the mostsentences at the most
AA – Agenda– Agenda
o List the items you are going to review/ discuss/List the items you are going to review/ discuss/
TT – Time Frame– Time Frame
o Set duration for each item in the agendaSet duration for each item in the agenda
Further ReadingFurther Reading
Put First Things FirstPut First Things First
The Seven habits of highly effective peopleThe Seven habits of highly effective people
The 80-20 PrincipleThe 80-20 Principle
Where Do Time Fly?Where Do Time Fly?