Time Management
Date & Time
Friday, October 13, 2000
9:00 AM-4:00 PM
7800 Wall St., Valley View, OH
$50 CAMLS Members
$60 Affiliate libraries
$150 Non-members

Fee includes lunch

Deadline: Friday, October 06, 2000
Limit: 35
Are you always busy yet never have enough time to get things done? In today’s workplace we are all faced with ever increasing demands and workloads. This leaves most people feeling that there is never enough time in a day. Yet our emphasis should be on getting the right things done and on being effective--not merely busy. This seminar will offer practical techniques for getting things done by focusing on the principles of effective time use. The adage “work smarter, not harder” is one that will work for you once you have mastered the key principles of successful time managers.
Intended Audience
All staff, supervisors, or anyone who wants to improve the overall use of their time
Benefit to Participants
As a result of attending this seminar, participants will be able to:
  • Focus on the really important activities and stop the not always important urgent activities from dominating your day.
  • Discover ways to eliminate procrastination through valuable new habits.
  • Plan and prioritize your tasks to make time for important matters.
  • Use a four-step organization system for keeping track of your tasks.
  • Set priorities in keeping with your long-term objectives.
  • Turn your resolutions into reality by completing a time management action plan.
Course Content
  • Assessing your current time usage
  • Planning for results
  • Distinguishing between urgency and importance
  • Conquering procrastination
  • Learning how to put first things first
  • Time management action plan
Marti Peden is a human resources and development instructor specializing in management and employee training programs. She has over twenty years’ experience in the training field working with clients in businesses, healthcare, and libraries. Over the years, she has conducted many workshops for CAMLS, NOLA, and other Regional Library Systems.