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1: You have five minutes of free time. How will you spend it?
2: Identify the principles of time management from the following statements.
  1. You are in control of your time

  2. Time management means accomplishing as much work as possible

  3. Time management means breaking old habits

  4. Time management can enhance your work experience

  5. Time management is about working effectively under pressure

  6. Time is abstract

3: Give an example of a situation in which you managed your time well.
4: Identify the advantage of understanding your time.
  1. Improved communication

  2. Fewer interruptions

  3. Increased productivity

  4. Fewer crises

5: Is reduced stress a benefit of understanding your time? True or False? Why?
6: In the following dialog, Candace and Chris are talking about how they manage their time.

Candace: Good morning, Chris! How is your day going so far?

Chris: Mmmph. Yours?

Candace: So far, so good. I get to leave an hour early today to attend my niece’s wedding. I can’t wait.

Chris: How are you able to do that? I have to stay late every night. I’m taking work home with me, and I still can’t seem to keep up. I almost never see my family, and I’m really frustrated.

Candace: I used to have that problem until I started concentrating more on how I spend my time. Now, I have more time to spend with my family, and my days go a lot more smoothly. How are you managing your time?

Chris: What do you mean?

How do you think Candace organizes a healthy time balance in her life?

What time-management suggestions can you give Chris?



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