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Essential Time Management and Organisation: A Pocket Guide by Sarah Cook

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CHAPTER 2: SETTING OBJECTIVES, GOALS AND PRIORITIES

Establishing goals

I imagine that you may have a goal in mind in reading this book: perhaps to improve your time management and effectiveness? At work, whatever our responsibilities, we have goals, objectives and targets that we have to meet. The place to start when improving your time management is to be clear about your key performance indicators. These are the criteria by which your performance will be measured. They outline what you have to achieve, how to achieve it and by when.

This chapter will help you clarify your goals and objectives. In it, I will also introduce a practical process for prioritising the tasks you have to achieve to meet your objectives.

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