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Delivering Time Management for IT Professionals: A Trainer's Manual by Dr. Jan Yager

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Chapter 3. Setting Goals and Prioritizing

Note to Trainer:

Ask your workshop attendees: "How will you know what you should be doing if you don't set long and short-term goals? Then, once you set those goals, how do you decide which goal to work on first?" This workshop module is about the time management benefits of goal setting as well as the companion time management skill of prioritizing.

This module will cover:

  • What you need to know about goal setting
  • Setting a measureable goal
  • Goals should also be S.M.A.R.T.
  • Setting short- and long-term goals and why it will make you more effective
  • Prioritizing goals for greater clarity and productivity
  • Pareto's 80/20 rule
  • Re-evaluating and setting new goals

What you need to know about goal setting

In Chapter 1, ...

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