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It is how people respond
to stress that determines
whether they will profit
from misfortune
or be miserable.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
1934 - , American psychologist

Time management series

Managing stress and organizing tasks

In the exercise below, enter three tasks you need to accomplish
in order to organize and prioritize your tasks, and reduce your stress.
(If you cannot access the exercise, follow this text exercise:

  1. Develop each task into three steps.
    If each task has less, no problem.

  2. Organize!
    Re-arrange each of the steps from earliest due date
    (1 or highest priority) to those further out (12 or less).

  3. Print and post as a to-do list.

How did you do?

Continue with the time management series:

Time management | My daily schedule | My weekly schedule |
Scheduling my school calendar | My goals | Organizing my tasks |
Creating to-do lists | Avoiding procrastination | Developing self-discipline

Flash exercise contributed by Mike Grinberg and Dr. Brad Hokanson, Interactive Media (DHA 4384) School of Design, University of Minnesota and edited by Joe Landsberger.