Thank you to everyone who participated in the Time Management Survey.
1. Which statement best describes your ‘attitude’ toward time management?
a. I never seem to have enough time. 41.7%
b. I know how to create more time in my day, I just don’t act on it. 16.7%
c. I keep thinking I need to do something, but never get around to it. 25%
d. I don’t have a shortage of time, I use the time I do have efficiently. 16.7%
2. Which statement best describes how you prioritize?
a. I allow trivial things to crowd the important things. 8.3%
b. I struggle with distinguishing between what is urgent and what is important. 16.7%
c. I have a hard time saying ‘no’, and often put someone else’s request above my own priorities. 66.7%
d. I think carefully about my priorities and decide what is really important. 8.3%
3. Which statement best describes how you analyze your time spent?
a. I sometimes spend more time and energy with something than it’s worth. 25%
b. I consistently have the same recurring crises. 0%
c. I could improve my planning, coordination and follow-up. 66.7%
d. I explore opportunities to try out new technologies to streamline processes to save time. 8.3%
4. Which statement best describes how you schedule?
a. I do little scheduling and just ‘go with the flow’. 8.3%
b. I never know how much time something will take so I don’t schedule a set amount of time for most things. 16.7%
c. I only schedule the biggest projects, and find the smaller, easier projects just don’t get finished. 33.3%
d. I use the time of day I’m at my best for important projects, decisions, or creative work. 41.7%