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TIME ROBBERS by Mind Map: TIME ROBBERS

1. Controlling

1.1. Drop-in visitors

1.2. Lack of self discipline

1.3. Mistakes / ineffective performance

1.4. Inability to say "no"

1.5. No standards, progress reports

1.6. Telephone interruptions

1.7. Too many interests

1.8. Incomplete information

2. ORGANIZING

2.1. Personal disorganisation / cluttered desk

2.2. Duplication of effort

2.3. Confused responsibility & authority

2.4. Multiple bosses

3. Communicating

3.1. Meetings

3.2. Under / unclear / overcommunicating

3.3. Failure to listen

3.4. Socializing

4. PLANNING

4.1. Not setting goals

4.2. No daily plan

4.3. Priorities unclear / unchanging

4.4. Leaving tasks unfinished

4.5. "Fire fighting" / crisis management

4.6. No self imposed deadlines

4.7. Attempting too much-unrealistic time estimates

5. DIRECTING

5.1. Doing it myself

5.2. Involved in routine details

5.3. Ineffective delegation

5.4. Lack of motivation

5.5. Not managing conflict

6. big problem for me

7. Often a problem for me

8. Seldom a problem

9. DECISION MAKING

9.1. Snap decisions

9.2. Indecision / procastination

9.3. Perfectionism

9.4. Wanting all the facts

9.5. Decision by committee

10. FOR HOME MAKERS ONLY

10.1. Poor planning of errands and shopping

10.2. Not planning meals ahead

10.3. Doing jobs other family members could do

10.4. Family appointments (doctor, music lessons etc)

10.5. Children's interruptions

10.6. Chauffeuring children

10.7. Inability to say "no" to volunteer requests

10.8. Looking for family's misplaced items

10.9. Perfectionism

10.10. Others