for Personal Effectiveness
systems and practices you use to manage your personal effectiveness
are far more than a mundane “time management” system
-- they are a vehicle for fulfilling your vision.
systems and practices for personal effectiveness, tailored to your
needs and the way you work, is critical in managing yourself for
success. Nothing has a greater potential for improving and sustaining
your effectiveness and your ability to achieve results in all areas
in life. The principles, practices and systems you use for managing
you are the foundation for achieving results and having peace of
do we mean by “personal effectiveness”? Being effective
means taking actions to fulfill your vision, commitments and objectives.
You define the accomplishments that matter in all areas of life
and then focus your energies and resources to deliver on them.
means that your personal effectiveness really embodies a way of
thinking about your life, incorporates principles for being effective,
and leads to a quality of life defined by you.
our view, the fundamental principles that underlie personal effectiveness
Identify what is important to you
Make what is important manageable and do-able
Make choices that reflect what is important
Invent practices that support you.
operative word here is Personal. Design practices that are a reflection
of how you work and what you need to be effective and productive.
Then, you have a system you will use consistently.
Remember: It’s not about time; it’s about life.
work with you, applying the four principles for managing yourself,
to create new ways of thinking abut your success, design practices
for your personal effectiveness, and coach you to apply them consistently.
The result is a renewed sense of self-confidence, increased effectiveness
and productivity and a profound satisfaction with life.
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now start my day knowing that what I’m doing is in alignment
with my vision, my strategic accomplishments and my priorities for
life. ...I feel a huge sense of accomplishment in my life. I have
more energy at the end of the day and my thoughts and thinking are
President, Alliance for Quality Advancement