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Unformatted text preview: CGT 501 Seminar 8/30/2010 M I Sarapin fall 2010 1 CGT 501 Seminar CGT 501 Seminar Topic 2: Time Management Topic 2: Time Management Time Management Time Management Time management skills are your abilities to recognize and solve personal time management problems. CGT 501 Seminar 8/30/2010 M I Sarapin fall 2010 2 Do you have a low TMQ Time Management Quotient "I always end up cramming for exams." "I never have enough time to do my I never have enough time to do my work." "I only study when there's the pressure of a test." "My work always takes longer than I expect it to." "I've tried to make schedules for myself, but I don't stick to them " but I don t stick to them. "I've tried to make schedules for myself, but unexpected things come up." "When I'm doing work in one subject, I get distracted by thoughts of what I have to do for my other classes." Time Management Basics Managing your time in graduate school is a huge part of becoming successful huge part of becoming successful. Developing good time management skills early on will help you to balance your work, school and social activities while managing your stress level in the process. There is nothing worse than having too much There is nothing worse than having too much to do and waiting until the last minute to try and finish everything. CGT 501 Seminar 8/30/2010 M I Sarapin fall 2010 3 Getting Organized Define clear goals Develop action plan Estimate the difficulty of the tasks Estimating the time required to complete the tasks Break tasks into small chunk Break tasks into small chunks How do you eat an elephant Eliminate distractions CGT 501 Seminar 8/30/2010 M I Sarapin fall 2010 4 Make Lists & Prioritize Keep prioritized to do lists Prioritizing skills allow you to focus on what is most important. Learn to set priorities wisely, and you will achieve more and and you will achieve more and will have more of personal or family time. List Making A written to do list is a simple technique that can increase your productivity by 20 percent or more, if you don't use it already. It also has extra benefits of clearing your mind and saving you energy and stress....
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