Time Management

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Time Management by Mind Map: Time Management

1. What is time management?

1.1. Making optimal use of available time

1.2. Arranging, organizing, scheduling, prioritizing

2. Purpose?

2.1. more effective and productive work

3. Time management = life management?

3.1. Minimizes stress

3.2. Improves the overall quality of life

4. Extending deadlines

4.1. Lose motivation

4.2. Procrastinate

4.3. Planning fallacy

4.3.1. underestimate how long it will take to do smth

5. Procrastination

5.1. To put off smth until a future time

5.1.1. Picture

5.2. To postpone/delay smth consciously agreed on

5.3. Why we procrastinate?

5.3.1. Not liking an aspect of a task

5.3.2. Anxiety

5.3.3. Worrying of failure

5.3.4. Lack of confidence

5.3.5. Difficulties with concentration & focus

5.3.6. Waiting for the right time & mood

5.4. Procrastinators

5.5. How to stop procrastination?

5.5.1. Large goals --> smaller tasks

5.6. Picture

6. How to manage your time?

7. Strategies to plan effective use of time

7.1. The Eisenhower box

7.2. ABCD method

7.2.1. A

7.2.1.1. Absolutely must be done

7.2.1.1.1. Important & urgent

7.2.2. B

7.2.2.1. Better soon than later

7.2.2.1.1. Important & not urgent

7.2.3. C

7.2.3.1. Can wait until later

7.2.3.1.1. Not important & urgent

7.2.4. D

7.2.4.1. Don't worry about it

7.2.4.1.1. Not important & not urgent

8. Personal time management

8.1. When most productive?

8.2. Where most productive?

8.3. Distractions?

8.4. Breaks or no breaks?

8.5. Motivators?

9. Tips for better time management

9.1. Say NO to nonessential tasks

9.2. Limit distractions

9.3. Never hesitate to take breaks

9.4. Work on 1 thing at a time

9.5. Be self-centered

9.6. Priorities first

9.7. Big tasks --> smaller tasks

9.8. Write down goals and keep a planner/to do list visible at all times

9.9. Get up early

10. Motivational time management quotes

10.1. “Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”

10.1.1. Alan Lakein

10.2. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”

10.2.1. Zig Ziglar

10.3. “Lost time is never found again.”

10.3.1. Benjamin Franklin

11. Sources

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