Have you ever wished for a thirty-hour day? Surely this extra time would relieve the tremendous pressure under which we live. Our lives leave a trail of unfinished tasks, unanswered letters, unvisited friends, unwritten articles, and unread books that haunt quiet moments when we stop to evaluate. But would a thirty-hour day really solve the problem? Wouldn’t we soon be just as frustrated as we are with our twenty-four hour allotment? A mother’s work is never finished, and neither is that of any manager, student, teacher, or anyone else we know. We live in constant
tension between the urgent and the important. The problem is that the important task rarely must be done today, or even this week.
➢ Determine how to presently use time
➢ Become aware of the portion of time that can be controlled
➢ Learn how to make the most effective use of the time under your control
➢ Handle uncontrollable time in a more efficient way
➢ Use time the way you choose (work, play, rest)