1. Are you ever late for anything?
✤ No,I am a very punctual person.I value time and am never late for anything,unless it is due to some unavoidable and unforeseen circumstances.
2. What excuses do you use when you are late?
✤ I am usually not late for any meetings or appointments. However,if at all I am getting late due to an unavoidable circumstance,then I inform the person I am meeting,beforehand.I don’t make excuses.
3. What excuses do people have when they are late?
✤ People give excuses like car or bike breakdown or that they were stuck in traffic,when they are late.
4. Are you good at organizing time?
✤ Yes,I am good at organizing time.I set up reminders for important events and meetings.I am never late for an appointment.
5. How do you usually organize time?
✤ I sometimes set up reminders for important events or meetings,sometimes I make lists of tasks to complete,sometimes I set deadlines for myself,especially when working on an important assignment/project.
6. Do you think planning is important for time management?
✤ Yes,planning is essential for good time management.If we don’t plan ahead,we will tend to waste time doing tasks/things which are unimportant or unnecessary.
7. Why do you think some people pay to learn time management?
✤ Time management has become very important in today’s fast-paced world.Some people pay to take courses on time management so that they can succeed and excel at their work.Some people are not very good at organizing and managing time,so they need to take up courses on managing time well.
8. Do you think children should learn to manage time?
✤ Yes,definitely.We live in a fast paced world and children too need to manage their time well, so that they can deal with the competition and do well at their studies and later,at their jobs.
9. Why do some people find it hard to follow their plans?
✤ Some people find it hard to follow their plans because of other pressing commitments,like family commitments.Some people maybe too lazy to follow their plans.
10. How would you teach your children time management?
✤ Time management can be taught to children by helping them make a timetable and ensuring that they follow it.Also,children can learn easily from stories or movies,which teach them a lesson about the importance of time and managing it well.The parents are role models for children and they should set a good example for their children.
11. Do old people and young people manage time in a similar way?
✤ No,old and young people do not manage their time the same way.Old people have more life experience and they understand the importance of time management better than the young generation.The young people may be too impulsive or impatient and may not understand the importance of planning ahead.Another difference is the way the younger generation manages time.They make more use of technology and the old people may use the traditional methods,like a timetable or writing down a list of tasks.