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Life Skills Activity

Source:
Interpersonal skills for Leadership : Susan Fritz ,F W Brown, Joyce P Lunde
,Elizabeth Banset

Time Management IQ

Purpose: To help you discover how bright you are when it comes to managing your
time.

Activity: Read the following statements and respond to each with often, sometimes,
or rarely.

1. I hold planning sessions with my self Often Sometimes Rarely


every day to draft the next day’s To 3 2 1
Do Lists.

2. I tackle the biggest, most important Often Sometimes Rarely


tasks first. 3 2 1

3. I regularly finish all the things on my Often Sometimes Rarely


To Do Lists 3 2 1
.
4. I meet deadlines with plenty of time to Often Sometimes Rarely
spare 3 2 1

5. My room and desk are well organised Often Sometimes Rarely


3 2 1
6. I can quickly and easily find items that I Often Sometimes Rarely
put away long ago. 3 2 1

7 .I know when and how to cut short Often Sometimes Rarely


unexpected interruptions, such as drop-in 3 2 1
visitors.

8. Following interruptions I am able to Often Sometimes Rarely


resume my work right away. 3 2 1

9. I am able to delegate tasks with ease Often Sometimes Rarely


3 2 1
10. I regularly critique my time management Often Sometimes Rarely
technique 3 2 1

Add your total points: __________

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Life Skills Activity

Source:
Interpersonal skills for Leadership : Susan Fritz ,F W Brown, Joyce P Lunde
,Elizabeth Banset

Interpretation
28-30 You are doing a great job
25-27 Keep up the good work ,but apply your timesaving techniques more
consistently
19-24 There’s room for improvement .Start by analyzing weaknesses in
your technique and work to eliminate them one by one
16-18 Discipline yourself to avoid overcommittment
Below 16 Get back to basics. Organize yourself and learn to plan ahead