How often do you find yourself running out of time? Weekly, daily, hourly? For many people, it seems that there’s just never enough time in the day to get everything done. When you know how to manage your time you gain control of what you achieve.

For each statement below think about the answer which best describes you. Answer the questions as you actually are rather than how you think you should be. As you answer the questions below think about identifying the aspects of time management that you need most help with.

The tasks I work on are the ones with the highest priority.
I find myself completing tasks at the last minute or asking for extensions.
I set aside time for planning and scheduling.
I know how much time I spend on each of the various task I do.
I find myself dealing with interruptions.
I use goal setting to decide what tasks and activities I should work on.
I leave contingency time in my schedule to deal with “the unexpected”?
I know whether the tasks I am working on are high, medium, or low value.
When I am given a new assignment, I analyze it for importance and prioritize it accordingly.
I am stressed about deadlines and commitments.
Distractions keep me from working on critical tasks.
I have to take work home in order to get it done.
I prioritize my To-Do List or Action Program.
I confirm my priorities with my boss.
Before I take on a task, I check that the results will be worth the time put in.