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HOW DO LEADERS

MANAGE THEIR TIME?


Submitted by:
Mukul Jain
Namita Singh
Niharika Chauhan
Neha Singh
Nikhil Bansal

INTRODUCTION
Time in the organization is constant and irreversible. Nothing can be
substituted for time. Worse, once wasted, it can never be regained.
Leaders have numerous demands on their limited time. Time keeps
getting away and they have trouble controlling it. No matter what their
position, they cannot stop time, they cannot slow it down, nor can they
speed it up. Thus, time needs to be effectively managed to be
effective. Leaders have ahostof responsibilities that keep their
schedules packed, and often overflowing. From managing a team
ofemployees, to securingnew vendorsand looking for newmarketing
opportunities, leaders are tasked with juggling multiple projects at
once. Effective leaders put theirtime management skillsinto play to
ensure that they maximize their time and accomplish their goals.

NELSON MANDELA

The South African activist and former president Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) helped bring an end to
apartheid and has been a global advocate forhuman rights. A member of theAfrican National
Congressparty beginning in the 1940s, he was a leader of both peaceful protests and armed resistance
against the white minoritys oppressive regime in a racially divided South Africa. His actions landed him in
prison for nearly three decades and made him the face of the antiapartheid movement both within his
country and internationally. Released in 1990, he participated in the eradication of apartheid and in 1994
became the first black president of South Africa, forming a multiethnic government to oversee the
countrys transition.After retiring frompolitics in 1999, he remained a devoted champion for peace and
social justice in his own nation and around the world until his death in 2013 at the age of 95.

NELSON MANDELA & TIME


MANAGEMENT

The years in jail reinforced habits that were already entrenched: the disciplined eating regime of an athlete began in the 1940s, as did the early morning exercise. Nelson Mandela
used to be up by 4.30am, irrespective of how late he has worked the previous evening. By 5am he has begun hisexercise routinethat lasts at least an hour. Breakfast is by 6.30,
when the days newspapers are read. The days work has begun.

With a standard working day of at least 12 hours,time managementis critical and Nelson Mandela is extremely impatient with unpunctuality, regarding it as insulting to those you
are dealing with.

FAIL TO PLAN, PLAN TO FAIL


People fail to accomplish their goals many times because of this simple premise.
Planning andorganizingahead of time is key to the success of any task or endeavour,
whether in your personal orbusiness life. Organize your ideas, write out a plan with
actionable steps to take and deadlines and set out your goals.

BARACK OBAMA

Barack H. Obama is the 44th President of the United States.

His story is the American story values from the heartland, a middle-class
upbringing in a strong family, hard work and education as the means of getting
ahead, and the conviction that a life so blessed should be lived in service to others.

President Obama's years of public service are based around his unwavering belief in
the ability to unite people around a politics of purpose.

How Barack Obama gets things


done?
Forty-four American presidents have managed to navigate the complicatedroles and
responsibilitiesof the Executive Branch, each with his own style.
But 21st-century presidents likeBarack Obamaface an especially daunting task. How
can anyone get things done with 300 million bosses, a 24-hour news cycle of critics,
and a to-do list that is oftenlife or death? Oh, and all in a city whose name is
synonymous with bureaucracy?
It's a huge understatement to say that beingpresidentis a very demandingjob. It
requires some serioustime managementand work coping skills. These are a list of
things President Obama does that keep him going and focused and help him get things
done.

TIME MANAGEMENT
Obama gets a head start on his day the night before.He stays up until 1am
(long after his family has turned in), leafing through thebindersof documents he has
to review and getting his thoughts organized for the next day.
Heprotectshis personal time.That late night period is his personal time,
"theclosest thing he experiences to privacy. Two other blocks of time he keeps
sacred are his morning workout and dinner with his daughters.
He limitsdecisionfatigue with strict routines.Obama only wears blue orgray
suits; he can't afford to have to make small decisions like what he eats or wears
because he has too many other decisions to make. Similarly, according to
Lizza'sNewYorkerarticle, the president prefers "decision" memos with
threecheckboxesat the bottom for agree, disagree, or discuss.

Change will not come if we wait for some other


person or some other time. We are the ones weve
been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Barack Obama

THANK

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