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Time ManagementGioko, A. (DM Candidate)Vice Principal Aga Khan Academy, MombasaLeadership Practices

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Hands on activities on tracking use of time How to sent priorities lectureExploring the basic management principle. Learning Opportunities

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Better three hours too soon, than one minute too late.William Shakespeare3

The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.Stephen R. Covey4

Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn..Delmore Schwartz5

6Think of many things. Do one. Portuguese SayingSleep Faster, We need the pillow: Yiddish SayingHaste has no blessings Swahili SayingThere is no hand to catch time Bengali SayingToday cant catch tomorrow Jamaican Saying

7SILENCE EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS

Reflections 8What happened?

Drawing Game 9Pick a paper-Find a match

Equipment required: pens/ pencils and paper.Instructions to the group:One person in the group starts by drawing a shape or outline. The drawing is passed to the next team member who must add to the drawing and so on. Time spent by each person is limited to 5 seconds. (The facilitator will shout change when appropriate).No discussion is allowed during the drawing, or any agreement before drawing of what the team will draw.The drawing must be complete in 2 minutes.

Drawing Game 10Did the team draw anything recognisable?How easy was the understanding between team members?How did teams work differently on this task?What was the effect of time pressure?Are drawing skills especially helpful in this exercise, or are there other capabilities more significant?What does the exercise demonstrate about mutual understanding and how to achieve it?What obstacles to understanding and team work does the activity illustrate?

Watch the following video11Answer the questions given on the slip from the video you will watch shortly.

Basic Time Management Principles12Adjust your attitude Be organized Follow a routine Write down your goals Be selective and Prioritize Give yourself extra time Track what you do Schedule time to relax

Basic Time Management Principles13Adjust your attitude

Adjust you attitude14Being busy is not something that life does to us ? We do it to ourselves! Some things are beyond our control, but many things are not.

Basic Time Management Principles15Adjust your attitude Be organized

Be organized 16Have a place for everything and put things away as soon as you are done using them. Put items that are used often in a more accessible location. File everything else away. Throw things away if they are no longer needed. Take notes, read, gather useful information, reflect, do not procrastinate

Basic Time Management Principles17Adjust your attitude Be organized Follow a routine

Follow a routine 18Make a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual routine and follow it.? Routines help you make sure you dont forget to do things. Be proactive - stagger periodic tasks so they dont overwhelm you all at once. Make checklists of repeated tasks, so you dont have to think about them. Routines are good for your mental and physical well-being.

Basic Time Management Principles19Adjust your attitude Be organized Follow a routine Write down your goals

Write down your goals 20List specific goals and include specific dates List general goals and include longer term datesWrite your goals down and refer back to them often. Keep them fresh in your mind to help you avoid time-wasting distractions you will later regret

Basic Time Management Principles21Adjust your attitude Be organized Follow a routine Write down your goals Be selective and Prioritize

Be selective and prioritize 22Dont try to please everyone, or you may end up pleasing no one Try to get people to answer their own questions Ask people what their timeline is and how crucial their needs are Do not fill your life with emergency tasks Remember that not everything is your responsibility dont be afraid to delegate

Basic Time Management Principles23Adjust your attitude Be organized Follow a routine Write down your goals Be selective and Prioritize Give yourself extra time

Give yourself extra time24Write a daily journal to help yourself remember why you made certain decisions or how you fixed somethingEvaluate yourself on a regular basis to make sure that the way you are prioritizing tasks is in line with your goalsAsk your self every so often how am I spending my time?

Basic Time Management Principles25Adjust your attitude Be organized Follow a routine Write down your goals Be selective and Prioritize Give yourself extra time Track what you do

Keep track of yourself26Write a daily journal to help yourself remember why you made certain decisions or how you fixed somethingEvaluate yourself on a regular basis to make sure that the way you are prioritizing tasks is in line with your goalsAsk your self every so often how am I spending my time?

Basic Time Management Principles27Adjust your attitude Be organized Follow a routine Write down your goals Be selective and Prioritize Give yourself extra time Track what you do Schedule time to relax

Time to relax28Schedule specific times to RELAX on a REGUALR basis, and keep the times sacred i.e. do not use this time for work!

Hands on activities on tracking use of time How to set priorities lectureExploring the basic management principle. Learning Opportunities

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TIME ROBBERS . WATCH

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