Essay on Time Management

2275 Words Mar 4th, 2001 10 Pages
Time Management
"Things that matter most should never be at the mercy of thing that matter least". We, as human beings, let this happen much too often. Many of us waste our time on things that are neither important nor necessary, instead of using that time for thing of that are significannot
. Time management is not only how to get more out of you're time, but really how to become a better person. Time is a very hard thing to manage, because we can neither see it or feel it until its has passed. Before we can manage our time we must know exactly what time is. The dictionary describes it as, the duration of one's life; the hours and days which a person has at his disposal. How we dispose of that time is time management. It's the
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If they ask a question during this time answer it briefly and then ask them another question. Avoid asking close-ended questions that will lead to a "yes" or "no" answer. Once you have received the information paraphrase or summarize it. This will help you understand and remember it better. Let the sender know you're listening. That way they feel that they're getting through to you. I feel that because we spend so much of our time with others, learning to interact with them better is a very smart and logical idea that will save us time in the end.
Be Super-Prepared Being super-prepared is to anticipate as much as possible what will occur in the future and be prepared to handle it. Another way of putting this is being proactive (highly pg.75). You are taking control of the situation at hand. You are not letting things that you have no control over have control over you. For example, you wake up to a snowstorm and your car won't start but you have to go to work. You either let that stop you or you can take control of that situation. If you were prepared because you checked the weather channel the day before you might have plugged in your car or woken up earlier to catch the bus. You should always be prepared for anything. By taking time to get prepared you will end up saving more time in the long run. This is a reasonable and easy way to save time.

Put First Things First This style or system of time management

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