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You work at a paper supply company that employs fifty people. A coworker, Karen, is not your favorite person to work with. She is often late to work, can be unprofessional with coworkers, and isn’t someone you can routinely count on to go above and beyond her job duties. Last week you even noticed that her breath smelled like alcohol when you spoke to her about some last-minute orders that needed to be filled. But, you don’t like to rock the boat and you don’t like to be disloyal to your coworkers, so you didn’t say anything. However, David Chan just approached you and asked whether you smelled alcohol on Karen’s breath last Thursday. You are surprised and ask him why. David mentions that he heard some gossip and wants to confirm if it is true or not.
What will you do?
Time Management Quiz
Please answer true or false for each of the statements according to how you currently manage your time.
Time Management Analysis
Create List 1:
List 10 activities you did at work (or at school) yesterday.
Create List 2:
List 5 things you think are key to doing your job well (or doing well in school).
Now, look at both lists and write down which items from List 1 relate to List 2.
Place each activity from List 1 on the following grid.
Now, as a group, discuss the following questions: