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Time Management for New Employees by Prakash V Rao

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Chapter 3. Task Management

In this chapter, we will address the primary question relating to time management: What is the best use of my time right now? In the previous chapter, we saw that the "why" question (expressed as values and goals) could be used to filter out unwanted tasks. We shall now see how to address the "what" question.

Time is a limited resource. Indeed, at the most limiting level of detail, the only time available to us is now, the current instant in time. There is only one such instant, and it is but a fleeting instant. This is why it is important to decide what is important enough to occupy the instant over everything else that vies for our attention. In the previous chapter, we showed you how to relate daily tasks to intermediary ...

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