Unformatted text preview: List all of your goals.
– Assign a priority letter A, B, or C.
– Postpone starting on the C goals. Use selfmanagement skills to manage and monitor your goals.
– Break larger goals into small goals.
Evaluate the importance of a goal.
Analyze your goalsetting strategies.
Monitor your progress.
Keep your goals in the forefront. 31 Obstacles and perseverance
Obstacle: Progress toward goal is thwarted Achievement Obstacle
Starting point: Moving toward goal Renewed forward focus toward goal Think of real person /character / heroine in a great novel or movie….discuss in groups Renewed forward focus toward goal 32 Common obstacles to
Not expecting mistakes
Not expecting mistakes (allow extra time in schedule) Blaming obstacles for your lack of abilities (Quit vs. Adapt to new situation External Locus of Control) Not changing your environment (Change seat, change place study, learn to say no) 33 Set Goals for
Term-Long Break the assignment into specific tasks.
Estimate the time needed for each task.
Double the estimated time for each task.
Record the due dates on your term calendar for each task.
Begin immediately. Homework #3 For Group project & Individual project 34 Discussion Questions
What is the relationship between time management and goal setting?
What are common characteristics of people who are effective time managers and effective goal setters?
What time management techniques helped you improve your academic performance?
What goalsetting techniques helped you improve your academic performance?
Why do you think time management and goalsetting are categorized as self
management skills? 35 Discussion: Chapter 4
Pie of life
Fixed study blocks
Flex study blocks
Marathon studying Trading time
Four steps for writing goals
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