Explore some respectful ways to encourage other people to improve their time management that can improve overall productivity for the office without causing tension.
- What if you are in complete control … of your time management? … Perhaps you learned how to take control from a system, … or maybe just from birth you were a focus master. … You have all these people around you … who struggle with time management, … so how do you help them? … Here are a few things to avoid and a few things to do … as you help other people grow in that skill. … First, avoid assuming that your system, … your way of doing things, fits everyone else. … No, your way of doing things is built for you … and giving it to other people … is like handing an eyeglass prescription to someone else … and saying, "Here try this on, it worked for me." … Instead, do recommend a course for people … that is flexible. … For instance, my Time Management Fundamentals course … here on the library is designed for someone … who struggled with time management. … I was once diagnosed as off the charts ADHD, … and it's designed for people who are equally disorganized. … This way they're using something that is flexible …
- Identify the end goal of a one-on-one meeting.
- Explain how to follow up after delegating a task to a team member.
- Recall one question you can ask to reduce unnecessary meetings.
- Identify the best way to approach a situation where a coworker is disorganized and struggles with time management.
- Give an example of advice you could offer a new manager concerning time management.