Learning Outcomes
By the end of this session you will be able to:1 2 3 Define Time Management Identify the barriers to effective Time Management Identify effective tools of Time Management



Exercise 1
Please all stand up Close your eyes When I say start please keep your eyes closed until your believe 1 minute has elapsed, then open your eyes. Start

Even though everyone has an equal (24 hours a day or 1 minute for exercise), we experience it and use it in different ways. Some of us experienced it as a short period, other as a long.



Definition of time management
The analysis of how your time is spent and the prioritisation of tasks in order to maximise personal efficiency What stops us managing our time effectively

Don’t put off unpleasant tasks. Procrastination is the thief of time “Charles Dickens” The more you put off a task the more stressed and distracted you will become by it. Never think “what if…” or “if only I’d done it sooner” Prioritise tasks . Don’t get distracted concentrate on what you should be doing. Create a list and keep to it.



Create a To Do Lists Which Should be SMART
S M A R T Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic Timed

Set deadlines that can be met

One of the hardest words to use / say in the English dictionary “No” Learn the art of saying “no” politely. Saying “NO” is OK. We think that by saying “no” the person asking will angry or think that we are being rude. This would be unlikely. It would be more likely they would be angry if you agreed and did not complete the task.



Exercise 2 Ribbon of Life
On the tables you will find a piece of ribbon (100 cms representing each year of life) What's the average age span 85-89 Cut off 15 cm of ribbon What's the average of people in this room 30-35 remove a further 35 cm of ribbon What do we have left 50cm (or 50 years)
The most common age at death in England and...