Topic 1 Why, What and How (can be managed in time)

WHY stands for our MOTIVES. These are the driving force and energy for our actions (being based on our values, mission and visions) and we use them to shape our goals.

WHAT and HOW stand for our long-term GOALS And a list of TASKS AND ACTIVITIES necessary to achieve our long-term goals.

Before moving on to the following part of the training, note down your answers to the following questions:

  • Why are my activities meaningful (what is my vision for future)?
  • What do I want to achieve in my life in various areas of my life (career, family, friends and leisure time activities)?
  • What steps do I have to do and can do to achieve my dreams?

Obviously, it is not easy to find answers to these questions. Therefore, let’s look at all the areas closer in the following chapters.

Activity: Your whys

As it has been already mentioned, time management can only be successful if you know why, what and how you are going to do.

Let’s think about the WHYs, i.e. our motives that drive our activities and life-style. Answer the questions below and note down your answers: