Time Cannot Be Recycled: Think Before You Spend
“Time Cannot Be Recycled: Think Before You Spend” was an event organised by CEDARS ‐ Counselling and Person Enrichment (CoPE) in 2010. The aim of the event was to enhance students’ self‐understanding and time management skills so that they can plan and manage their activities easily. This presentation captures the key messages of the event.
Time Cannot Be Recycled: Think Before You Spend h k f d Many of you know that good time management gives you a better chance to succeed at university. But what you may not
time management is more than a skill. Did you know that your character, personal beliefs and attitudes play a much greater role in effective time know is that
Time Cannot Be Recycled: Think Before You Spend h k f d Students who have a better idea about their personality,
values, interests, abilities and life directions will mainly invest their time in activities in alignment with them. As a result, they are more likely to achieve success in life. It is very important to have a good knowledge about yourself. Only with this profound y p self‐understandingg yyou can effectively master the skills of time management and better prioritize what you need to do in order to achieve the results you desire in all areas of your life you desire in all areas of your life.
Assessing Your Current Lifestyle Assessing Your Current Lifestyle You will see five types of students who have very different lifestyles. They also have different ways to manage their time and tasks and tasks. Let’ss read their daily schedules and assess your current lifestyle. Let read their daily schedules and assess your current lifestyle.
Working Bee 努力經營 Working Bee
Working Bee 努力經營 Working Bee Positive Aspects: ‐ Efficient ‐ Well‐organized Negative Aspects: ‐ Over‐emphasis on personal success success ‐ Rigid and self‐demanding
Tips on Self‐improvement: ‐ Set realistic goals and reasonable standards Set realistic goals and reasonable standards ‐ Allow yourself to relax and enjoy life
Free Spirit 樂得自在 Free Spirit
Free Spirit 樂得自在 Free Spirit Positive Aspects: ‐ Self‐assured Negative Aspects: ‐ Insensitive to criticism
Tips on Self‐improvement: ‐ Monitor your progress in achieving your goals M i i hi i l ‐ Listen to other people’s advice
Procrastinator 一拖再拖 Procrastinator
Procrastinator 一拖再拖 Procrastinator Negative Aspects: g p ‐ Stressful and overwhelmed ‐ Develop a pattern of avoidance from difficult tasks ‐ Disorganized and unmotivated
Tips on Self‐improvement: Identify the hindrance to completing tasks on time ‐ Identify the hindrance to completing tasks on time ‐ Learn time management strategies
Opportunity Seeker 不甘後人 Opportunity Seeker
Opportunity Seeker 不甘後人 Opportunity Seeker Negative Aspects: g p ‐ Rich social life ‐ Diverse experience Negative Aspects: ‐ Over‐commitment ‐ Lack of a clear focus and poor prioritization Tips on Self‐improvement: Know your priorities and make choices. You can’tt have everything have everything ‐ Know your priorities and make choices. You can ‐ Learn to say No. Commit yourself only to activities that are important to you
Cyber Citizen 縱橫網絡 Cyber Citizen
Cyber Citizen 縱橫網絡 Cyber Citizen Negative Aspects: ‐ Good at using IT for Good at using IT for communication, study and fun Negative Aspects: ‐ Limited social support and opportunities for realizing ‐ Lack of a clear focus and poor k f l f d prioritization Tips on Self‐improvement: y g y ‐ Review your goals for university education ‐ Unlock your potentials through participating in co‐ and extra‐ curricular activities
Other Resources Other Resources • Study Smart Self‐learning materials for enhancing your academic performance. http://cedars.hku.hk/studysmart
• Psychometer – Free Online Psychological Tests Recommended tests: My Study Style, My Typical Week, My Study Timer, Thief of Time and Academic Well‐being Checklist for research postgraduate students http://psyax.cedars.hku.hk
• Person Enrichment Workshops Recommended workshops: Time Management, Improving your Concentration, and Study Smarter, Not Harder: Knowing Your Study St t i Strategies http://cedars.hku.hk/cope/workshops
Contact Us Contact Us
Center of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS) ‐ Counselling and Person Enrichment (CoPE) The University of Hong Kong Email: cedars‐email@example.com Website: cedars.hku.hk Address: Room 408‐ dd 08 424, 4/F, Meng 2 / Wah h Complex, The University of Hong Kong l h i i f
Published on Oct 8, 2012
“Time Cannot Be Recycled: Think Before You Spend” was an event organised by CEDARS - Counselling and Person Enrichment (CoPE) in 2010. The a...