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Time & Stress Management for Rookies by LID Editorial

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CHAPTER 5

Formulating anaction plan

Rolling out your action plan

One of the most important time management skills is the ability to identify and define your goals clearly. If you already have clear ambitions and aspirations, you may not find this difficult to do. But there are many people who fail to achieve what they wish because they are unable to set goals and monitor their achievements as they progress. One of the main barriers to turning ambitions into achievements is being “reactive” in day-to-day tasks. If you cannot be “proactive” in your approach to tasks, you are limited in your ability to make things happen.

Reactive vs. proactive

At work there is often a lot of organizational pressure to be responsive and short term in your thinking, ...

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