Time Management: Setting Priorities
Set Goals:What do you really want? What really matters to you? Be sure to set goals that are S.M.A.R.T.Specific · Measurable · Attainable · Relevant · Time boundExamples:Vague goal SMART goal1. I want to avoid distractions I will dedicate 30 minutes each day to my ownprojects and nothing else2. I want to get better organized I will create a to-do list and measure myprogress every day using Outlook Tasks3. I never want to work late I will dedicate 90% of my time at work tofinishing tasks so that I can leave on time mostdays
Use the space provided on page 2 to list your SMART goals
Rate your daily tasks: Create a list of everything you do in a day. If youre not sure, then keep track of it for a few days. Onceyouve got your list, rate each thing you did according to the 4 quadrants presented in the on-linetraining course under watch how to set priorities.
Use the space provided on page 2 to rate your tasks
rint page 2 of this document (your goals and your daily tasks) and hang them somewhere youll seethem. How does your time-spent each day help or hurt your overall goals? What changes can you maketo help you reach your goals?