Finder sheets (PDF 0.04 MB)
Time management was a significant issue for me as a young
professional with a growing family. How could I ever find time to do all
that was expected of me? My research into time management lead me to develop
a simple strategy, which was very useful for me. I even tried to market the
Sometimes I'm tempted to give up my PDA and go back to the
simplicity of that daily little sheet of paper, which served me so well for
Finder System" (PDF 0.30 MB)
required a little forethought and some scheduling to find time.
Here's the strategy:
a “T-sheet” to choose a goal that a needs your time.
the left side of the "T" make a list of what you need to accomplish
On the right side of the "T" list
possible actions you could take to satisfy each of those needs.
Decide which of the action items you could work on
Include those action items in your list of “Today’s Goals” on the
little “Time Finder” sheet.
There is a
worksheet on the reverse side of the "Time Finder" sheet. Block out your
existing time commitments for today.
Notice where the time gaps are.
some of “Today’s Goals” into the time gaps.
The very act of
scheduling something prepares you psychologically so when the moment for
action arrives, you are ready to act! You can also break away by saying,
“Sorry, I’ve got to go now. I have an appointment.” You found time!
brochure (PDF 0.30 MB), which describes how the Time Finder System
works. You may also download
Finder sheets (PDF 0.04 MB), which print six equal sized sheets from a
standard 8.5" x 11" sheet of paper. You need to print on both sides of the
paper. Simply cut the printed Time Finder sheets apart to use them.