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December/2009                                                        #12

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Happy December 2009!!
 
THANK YOU for joining me on the Time Management journey throughout 2009. 
 
Enjoy all the Christmas Season activities.  Make new, enjoyable activities, if you don't like your current ones or you are tired of the status quo.  It is your life - you do make the choices!!
 
Be Blessed and Prosperous in all your 2010 endeavors!
 
 
Close-out 2009  ~  Enter 2010 STRONG 
 
1.  Clean out clutter  (throw away 10 things)
 
2.  Read "Live The Life You Love" by Barbara Sher
 
3.  Set S.M.A.R.T. goals [Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timed]
 
4. From "First Things First"  by Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill and Rebecca R. Merrill - 1994
 
           Urgent/Important   I
 
         Crises
         Pressing problems
         Deadline-driven projects

Quadrant of Urgency
 
          Not Urgent/Important   II
 
         Preparation
         Planning
         Relationship building
         Empowerment
 
Quadrant of Quality

          Urgent/Not Important   III
 
         Interruptions
         Some mail, phone calls, reports
         Many popular activities projects
 
Quadrant of  Deception
 
           
          Not Urgent/Not Important   IV
 
         Trivia, busywork
         Some phone calls
         Escape activities, excessive TV
         Time wasters
 
Quadrant of Waste
 

Analyze which Quadrant you have been spending most of your time.  For 2010 - move into Quadrant II, all the other will fall into place!!  Do it (consistently)!!  ENJOY the results.
 
5.  Read "100 Ways to Simplify Your Life" by Joyce Meyer

 

 

 

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Isn't time you took your Time Mastery Assessment - be prepared for 2010.  Be Proactive!  The categories of the assessment are:  Attitude, Goals, Priorities, Analyzing, Planning, Scheduling, Interruptions, Meetings, Written Communication, Delegation, Procrastination, and Team Time.   Contact me - gloriajean@coachingbygj.com
 
 
Sincerely,
 

Gloria-Jean Brown
www.CoachingbyGJ.com