Nate's Monday Morning Message 

Welcome to this edition of Nate’s Monday Morning Message. This week and every week we have the opportunity to work on ourselves and improve who we are. One of the most important things you can do is improve your skills or knowledge. Take time this week and every week to work on making yourself better. What areas of your life need improvement?

Find information or people that can help you with those areas. Carve out time to work on them and learn how you can become better. The only things that make you different from one day to the next is the people you meet and the things you learn. Make learning and therefore growing a part of your daily life. Let's Make This Week The Best Week Of The Year!!!

ENCOURAGEMENT CORNER... 

Time - We all have 24 hours!

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to accomplish what you want to do before deadlines? Are you a good time manager?

If your answer is “no” to any of the questions above, that means you’re not managing your time as well as you want. Here are 20 tips on how to be a better time manager:

Create a daily plan.
Peg a time limit to each task.
Use a calendar.
Use an organizer.
Know your deadlines.
Learn to say “No”.
Target to be early.
Time box your activities.
Have a clock visibly placed before you.
Set reminders 15 minutes before.
Focus.
Block out distractions.
Track your time spent.
Don’t fuss about unimportant details
Prioritize.
Delegate.
Batch similar tasks together.
Eliminate your time wasters.
Cut off when you need to.
Leave buffer time in-between.

WORDS TO LIVE BY...

“Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” – John F. Kennedy

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C. S. Lewis

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

“Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – John Maxwell

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan

Take control of your life and charge towards your dreams! Nate