735 words - 3 pages
Time Management on a Students Academic SuccessJasmine B. WalkerSavannah State UniversityAbstractThis paper explores 5 different published works that talk about a student's academic success, and issues that affect them. The most common issued this paper will discuss will be the effects of time management on a student's academic success. I will cover "what is time management?", how time management is effective, why students fail at time management, and skills to manage one's time more effectively to improve academic success. Concluding this paper will be how I deal with time management and how it affects my academic success.There are many factors that determine and affect a student's academic
584 words - 2 pages
This paper draws literature that discusses stress and time management in relation to leadership skills that subscribes to an embodied view of organisations.
In Forsyth (2003), time management is about working actively to create efficiency and effectiveness in a way that makes achieving your target more likely. Good effective time management is a core skill, a differentiating factor which allows you to have an edge over other people (Williams & Cooper 2002). Time management is not optional; it is something that everyone has to acquire in order to work effectively, to achieve work-life balance and most importantly helping us to stay focus. Everyone practices time
528 words - 2 pages
The largest percentage of my time went into sleeping which isn’t a
surprise, however tracking how I used my time made it obvious that further
time management was needed to achieve my maximum potential. Such
improvements would be to the undesirable categories: Structured and
Un-structured leisure, a decrease by half the amount of hours used by
these categories would assist my private studies and improve my
overall academic performance. This should lead to a third of my time
into travelling, eating, class contact, structured and un-structured
leisure. And another third into private study and finally the last
third into sleeping. Trying this new arrangement of time keeping
1233 words - 5 pages
Time management can be defined in many ways depending on the task and individuals. Our group defines it as a daily balancing act.All of our lives have many priorities we all have to accomplish daily before school or studying even can occur. Every day our lives give us many task and challenges that we must take on daily to maintain our families and succeed. Such as, 1.) The daily chores that are part of being a member of a family. 2.) Our Job, no matter a full time, part time, or a stay at home parent. 3.) Study time for school and homework. 4.) Family time, this can be playing with your children or caring for your elder relatives or parents. These four challenges are many of the things we
5782 words - 23 pages
collect the same data, providing multiple sources of evidence.
The quantitative survey was achieved during the period from February to April 2012. The qualitative part, including preparation, actual conduction of focus groups, and analysis was during May 2012.
2.5. Ethical considerations and human rights The researcher followed all principles of ethics in research. A written informed
consent was obtained from each participant. Confidentiality of information was assured, and the forms were anonymous. Participants were informed about the right to refuse to participate or withdraw at any time with no reason given.
International Journal of Management (IJM), ISSN 0976 - 6502(Print), ISSN 0976
935 words - 4 pages
-year goal is to find an excellent company that has a position beyond just an entry-level type position. Even if the first few jobs I get are internships, which would be fine because I can be constantly working on that dream career in the meantime. As for my three-year plan, I will be actually working my dream career in either the actual company themselves or a partner company doing similar work. My five-year goal will be moving up within the dream career securing a supervisory or management position. To achieve these goals, I will have to utilize all available assets I have gained throughout my schooling and be constantly networking and researching new trends and technologies to stay
661 words - 3 pages
TIME MANAGEMENT FOR PROCRASTINATION 2Running Head: TIME MANAGEMENT FOR PROCRASTINATION 1Time Management for ProcrastinationJoshua HandyCSS101October 10, 2014Karin DetweilerTime Management for ProcrastinationProcrastination is a "self-regulation failure that is widespread among students" (Klingsieck 2012), with technology and television growing, procrastination will only increase. This will decrease the number of students that graduate each year, whether an individual is online or at a traditional college procrastination is there. This gives rise to certain questions like, why do people procrastinate, how can I avoid it, and is my setting the cause of me procrastinating? There are effective
621 words - 2 pages
A time management system is essential to living your life more efficiently. Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity but accomplish very little because they are not concentrating on the right things. By using time management skills, you can learn to determine which of the things you do are important, which can be dropped, use your time in the most effective way possible, break down the roadblocks that waste it, and increase the effectiveness. While preparing this group assignment, we discovered that there were some similarities in the challenges we deal with in everyday in life. We will come up with some solutions for our time management issues.Some personal time management
692 words - 3 pages
Ohio Christian University
Time is something that you can lose and never get back. People are always wishing they had more hours available in the day. The solution to this common problem is easier than one might realize.
With a few minor adjustments in how you utilize your time you can change how you manage your time. Proper time management is something that can change your life on a fundamental basis for the better. Every daily cycle consists of a twenty-four-hour period. This is one of those things that is what it is and cannot be changed.
Even though you can’t control time, you can control how the time you have is used. This realization is the first step to being
1378 words - 6 pages
Time management is a skill which helps you achieve your goals and is essential both in and out of the workplace. Good time management enables you to do the following:
• Asses your priorities – By doing this you can identify what needs to be done and how it compares to other tasks and puts you in a position to prioritise.
• Set goals – By setting realistic goals you can achieve targets and manage them accordingly.
• Organise time – Allowing appropriate time to achieve tasks and use it effectively.
The importance of effective time management is not only for you but others around will also feel the benefit of your behaviour. This will be reflected by your organisation, good
1848 words - 8 pages
To understand the best ways of managing myself as a potential team leader I have examined the relationship between time and stress management. I scrutinized the way I manage my own time by keeping a time log also surveying colleagues in a questionnaire, to explore the importance of time management and its relationship to the causes and symptoms of stress. My overall aim is to minimize my own stress and become a more effective leader.
Known How to Use Effective Personal Time Management to Achieve Team Goals
Effective time management is crucial to achieving team goals, relating to productivity, targets, profit and reputation resulting in lower stress levels. Good time management
1537 words - 6 pages
What do we know about time management? As adults we should know a lot about time management. We all strive to become the best that we can be. This alone should encourage us to learn about time management. Every aspect of our lives depends on it. If we try to plan, organize, and execute our ideas most of the time we can manage it well, but when we go the other route, and jump out there feet first, most of the time we do not do as well. This is not the case in every light, but usually it is the norm. Even as we sit in class trying to better ourselves by improving on our education, we learn that we must manage time to the best of our abilities. This is not done only for school
3756 words - 15 pages
OVERVIEW"Plan the work, work the plan." This simple phrase can be your guide through many difficult times in a project management career. The Time Management Knowledge Area should be applied with the support of a project scheduling tool. Of course, it can be done with 3×5 cards to gather information and then organized in a spreadsheet. However, the spreadsheet will only communicate the proposed plan. Once the project starts and the dynamics of a project ensue-dates slip, unplanned scope is added, resources are suddenly unavailable-managing from the spreadsheet will probably become quite frustrating. The plan will no longer be a tool to provide project tracking and oversight. At that
898 words - 4 pages
When an assignment or task is given, prioritizing and time-management skills will have one be able to follow through to ensure the completion in a time frame that is satisfactory to the requestor. In this case study, one will read of the problems that have arisen with poor time management skills and the results. One will also read the alternatives, possible solutions, and the recommendations to avoid errors in the workplace.
Carl Robins employed by ABC, Inc, as a Campus Recruiter states that after six months, he was able to recruit 15 new hires. However, there were several errors that were made from the beginning of his recruitment, which is the reason why he
2107 words - 8 pages
Time Management: Putting Time on Your Side
Time is life. It is irreversible and irreplaceable. To waste one’s time is to waste one’s life, but mastery of time usage is mastery of life and making the most of it. Einstein once said, “There is no absolute relation in time between two events, but there is an absolute relation between space and time” (Sharp 1). Time is a mystery. It cannot be tied down by definition or confined inside a formula. Like gravity, it is a phenomenon that we can experience but cannot understand. We are aware of the ageing of our bodies, of the effects of the movements of our planet, and of the ticking of the clock. We learn a little
1549 words - 6 pages
This letter seeks to give an overview of the problem of time management among college students who are the target audience in this paper. The paper also highlights on the probable solutions ascribed to it. It also seeks to identify a simple three part model that capsulate a viable solution to this problem if followed to the latter.
The problem of time management can be said to be universal not only affecting students but also other people in careers. This problem is seen to transition from a person’s life from different cadres of his or her engagement specifically from home, school and at work. It is also a problem that is internal and not external.
This calls a need for people especially
1099 words - 5 pages
Student athletes are often told to make time for studies but, at the same time, make sure to practice. What does this cause for them? Many student athletes suffer from bad grades while they do very well on the field or court. Often they believe that if they do well at their sport than the grades should not matter. They just do what they have to do to get by. However, this is not true. While many students suffer in school, some student athletes do not. What are their secrets? The best way I have found to improve student athletes grades are to show them proper time management. That is the key to a successful student athlete career.
As a student athlete myself, I understand the time and
5064 words - 20 pages
The most important and crucial factor regarding time is that it is inelastic and non-renewable. An event cannot take place unless there is a time for it. Time and tide wait for none. We may keep in mind that time is neutral that is it is neither good nor bad itself. Therefore to blame the time for any inaptitude or failure will be unfair to time itself. Hence for making the time good and fruitful, comes the concept of "Time Management".The statement that "Time is money" itself indicates the significance of time management. Though most people in government, public enterprises and private sector understand the implications of time management, but in actual practice, we find that time is
1581 words - 6 pages
place in time and uses up time crates the importance of time. And inelastic, perishable, irreplaceable, and unobtainable characteristics of the time put up the need for managing it. The ultimate result of time management of the manual workers leads to increased “efficiency”, whereas the result of time management of the knowledge workers is higher “effectiveness”. Efficiency and effectiveness are the foundation of an organization’s success and survival
Three-Step Time Management Approach
Peter Drucker suggests three-step approach of time management for executive effectiveness. This process starts with recording the time and activities one does for a specific period. Recording is done as soon
1521 words - 7 pages
Time Management and Learning Styles
In a society where life seems to be a race against time for many, time is precious. Going to nursing school has allowed me to explore the nurse’s role. Consequently, I think of time management more than ever. There is no doubt that managing time wisely is fundamental when caring for multiple patients. However, efficient time distribution is important in all aspects. As a married, full-time college student who works part-time, I know that taking care of school, job, family, and housework as well as getting appropriate rest, nutrition, and having some leisure time seems too much to fit in 24 hours. This assignment has shed some light on my learning styles
1073 words - 5 pages
At first glance, the term “time management” hints at the ability to mold time into something controllable. However, that is not the case at all. Time is too infinite to be confined or manipulated. In fact, time management, according to Maynard Rolston, “is an oxymoron. If you think about it, no one can manage time. Time goes on whether we like it or not and we all have the same amount of it. However, you can manage yourself” (86). Time management is important because you learn how to be self-disciplined in achieving your daily goals and on a wider scale, you learn how to achieve your career goals for success in your chosen field.
Kathryn Hegar summarized time management principles by
2406 words - 10 pages
The purpose of this assignment is to develop an understanding of the best ways to manage yourself taking into consideration a number of factors.
Relationship between time and stress management
Strength and weaknesses of time management and the impact it can have in the workplace.
Causes and symptoms of stress
To carry this out successfully I used a number of methods of research and investigations. This involved identifying what support is given within Romec. Internal and external support, Occupational Health (AXA ICAS/EAP, General Practioner. I devise a questionnaire to obtain further information designed to identify what causes most stress within the workplace and
1300 words - 6 pages
Everyone has been there before: a list of things a mile long, and only a few things done by the end of the day. Once we finally sink into bed, it is sometimes hard to fall asleep due to everything that we did not accomplish swimming around in our heads. How do we break this vicious cycle? Well, there are two simple, but powerful, words that come into play here: time management. There are many different time management techniques out there, but the key to time management is finding one that works for you. Some time management techniques end up overwhelming the user and making them feel guilty about not being able to complete all of the given tasks. This leads users to feel frustrated, and
672 words - 3 pages
Undergraduate students, who currently graduate from high school always complain about the heavy work they are facing in the university. They also find the time they have is too short to have a enjoyable university life. However the biggest cause of this issue is they could not manage their time well. To solve this issue, both York University and University of Guelph gives some tips and advices about the time management. Because of two university has same topic, there always have similarity. However the tips were wrote by two different school, therefore it has some difference in focus point.
In the introduction of the tips, both two universities mention about the time management can
1492 words - 6 pages
Effective Time Management - The Foundation of Success
Upon returning to college, the mature student (any student over the age of 24) soon realizes that their ability to manage time effectively directly impacts their learning experience and their family life. Unlike traditional students, the mature student may have a spouse, children and a full-time job that is necessary for them to survive financially. Adults with families will readily agree that their family alone places serious demands on their time. When adding the responsibility of school, it becomes even more difficult to make time for family, work and personal time. Enough time needs to be spent on these three major facets
1822 words - 8 pages
I am writing an assessment to find and understand the best ways to manage myself as a potential team leader. I will produce a questionnaire for my Colleagues to answer on the importance of time management and its relationship to causes and symptoms of Stress. I will use time and stress management techniques to help my colleagues by explaining how time management can help at work and in home life.
Time management can make life so much easier it is a tool we often overlook and not realize how much time we actually waste. Managing time effectively saves time and enables you to make better decisions about what say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ too. There are many reasons for good time management
2123 words - 9 pages
In this assignment I will look into the relationship between time management and stress within the workplace. I will be discussing the implications this can have at home and a work.
In order to lead and manage others, we must first be capable of managing ourselves. Time management is a key factor. This report will demonstrate how good management can positively impact on performance and efficiency, not only on an individual level, but also on a team that is being led. I will also discuss how stress can affect working performance, along with the various ways that stress can be identified, and the support that is available.
The Importance of Effective Time Management
1053 words - 4 pages
Introduction & Problem
The simplicity of life, and the more relaxed environment, does not permit students who grew up on islands, or Island students, to understand the importance of time. There are more than 30 Island students studying on campus. Coming from a carefree society where time is not a major concern is having a great impact on individual students. Poor time management by Island students is a major problem and concern that needs to be improved in order to enhance the effectiveness of study process and academic performance. The main purpose of this research is to find out and reduce the processes or factors involved in contributing to poor time management. The reduction in the
825 words - 3 pages
Introduction:Stress is a major concern in today's highly competitive world. There are several factors which contribute to the high levels of stress, both in our work environment and in our personal lives.However, handling stress is a matter of self discipline. There are several ways in which stress can be handled and effectively. Time management is one of the greatest causes of work related stress. Good time management skills, when imbibed, can help reduce stress to a great extent.Factors to effective time management:1) Planning: planning is one of the most important keys to effective time management. It involves foresight, hindsight and being present in time. The ability to be able to plan
1097 words - 4 pages
Why Student Athletes Struggle with Time Management
Entering class Monday morning from a fun weekend, with a mindset that all is ok, I excitingly take a seat then, reality hits when my teacher utters “will you please hand in your research papers.” Your first thought is oh my how did I forget, and, before you know it, your grade takes a hit for the worst. This situation is common amongst freshman, student athletes; not only is a paper due, but they also have to make up a test, due to a traveling game a week ago. Time management has become more and more important with student athletes, who are required to do more than regular students. A statement from the online journal Athletic Insight
1485 words - 6 pages
I write this clear and concise reflection to identify and evaluate an academic problem that I feel is negatively impacting my studies which is time management; otherwise, I find lot of difficulty to manage my time.
This problem influences my academic and personal life because I cannot manage my time correctly in order to be successful. Firstly I am not organized and I don’t have any plan to set and apply. This shows clearly the difficulty of my critical situation. I became to feel anxious and nervous all the time and also it affects on my grade. According to this I must change the way I deal with my time by changing the methodology and follow other time management strategies. The reality
2049 words - 9 pages
In the workplace, time management is an important factor in everyone’s day-to-day work. If a person’s time is well managed, it is possible to achieve a greater amount in a shorter space of time. How effectively people manage their time has a major influence on aspects of their working lives and their personal lives. Effective time management can have a hugely positive effect on a person, it can lead to a focused and disciplined mentality, giving a higher level of productivity, greater efficiency and an all round positive attitude in life. This benefits the individual, their team, the company they work for and also their friends and family. An example of this is an employee
1051 words - 5 pages
one of the problems areas
Overloading is the result of an overload is a slow response throughout the duration of the overload) .
Dealing with overloads is complex ,practical solutions are required to tackle this issue.
The focus of this presentation will be centred on overload management issues within real-time databases for manufacturing.
Real-time database systems are prone to overloads from time to time.
Service requests exceed available resources for a limited time resulting in missed deadlines.
may occur when faults in the computational environment reduce computational resource available to the system.
may occur when emergencies arise which require
1049 words - 5 pages
College is a world of new and different experiences. The most important thing to remember while in college is that you are a “college student” you’re not just here for the ride. This is a place where your responsibility is at a new height. There’s no one here telling you when to go to bed, eat, take a shower or do your homework. This is the type of freedom every young adult dreams of after being in a house of rules for eighteen years. But the downside to having this freedom is we have to adjust how we’d normally handle our day to day operations. The key to college success is time management; the act or process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on
1861 words - 8 pages
Relation between time management and stress management.
Time management and stress management are closely related. Good time
management helps to manage stress and lower it. Both can be measured
by answering a simple questionnaire. It can be anonymous to give delegates
the chance to answer the questions without any fear of being victimized
if they use their name. I have produced a simple questionnaire where I
focused on key questions, which were hidden within the less important.
Time and stress management questionnaire.
Questions Yes Sometimes No
1. Do you compile a to- do list?
2. Is your to-do list electronic?
3. Do you set deadlines?
4. Do you delegate tasks
750 words - 3 pages
Adjusting to college life can bring certain challenges such as anxiety and lack of sleep. With so many expectations that come with attending college such as classes, work, and extracurricular involvement, it’s no surprise that many students feel overwhelmed. Because of this, a very common problem amongst new college students is poor time management. Goals students should work towards is improving their time management skills, since the effective use of time management skills can contribute to academic success, reduced stress, student motivation and satisfaction. Because of this college students should be required to take a short course that teaches them how to manage their
668 words - 3 pages
What is Time Management, and why is it so important? Time management is the ability to plan and control how you spend the hours in your day effectively to accomplish your goals. Time management is important, because it is one of the most vital soft skills that you need to have. Without time management, it is easy for you to let yourself over to coincidence, and eventually you will not steer your life in the direction that you need to. People will begin to run over you. I would like to explain the subject of time management and students. There are a few important points that I would like to cover to explain why it is so hard for students to use time management in their lives and daily
1358 words - 5 pages
Running head: THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SCOPE DEFINITION AND TIMEThe Relationships Between Scope Definition and Time ManagementThe relationships between scope definition and time management have as many similarities as they do differences. Scope definition basically, is knowing exactly what needs to be accomplished. This is the first step in accurately forecasting and controlling cost and schedule, which ties into time management. Using quantity surveys performed on a periodic basis are the foundation of determining what has been accomplished and is crucial to cost and schedule control. By measuring exact installed quantities, the scope can accurately determine a true physical percent
1604 words - 6 pages
JIT (just-in-time)Many organizations throughout the world use JIT management principles in their everyday operations. It was first developed in Japan in the late 1950s by a former shop manager and later on vice president of Toyota. In its simplest form, JIT program is directed towards ensuring that the right quantities are produced or purchased at the right time, and that there is no waste. Waste is defined as anything that doesn't add value to the product or service. Producing one extra unit is as bad as being one unit short. Items are supplied only when needed, "just in time". JIT fits well under the specter of TQM, many of the ideas and techniques are similar, and JIT may even not work
1100 words - 5 pages
This report is to demonstrate the outcomes of Time and Stress management in the work place, what affect is has on yourself and your colleagues. The details will contain importance of effective Time Management, Identify strengths and Weaknesses and also identify causes of stress and its impact on the workplace.
Questionnaire/Survey has been sent out to colleagues to assess their own time and stress management in the work place this is to determine if they are good with their own time and what stresses are caused in their own workday.
Survey of the importance of Time Management and its relationship to causes and symptoms of stress
Please see below survey
806 words - 3 pages
Influence of McGregor's Theory X and Y on time management
Role theories suggest people take on various roles within their organizations which shape the individuals behaviors to meet the organizations goals and expectations (Colorado State University-Global Campus, 2013). McGregor’s Theory X and Y managerial assumptions seek to explain the role of managers in organizations and how their managerial views influence key business decisions (McGregor, 1957/2000). McGregor (1957/2000) has found that depending on how a manager views their employees and role as manager will determine how they interact with and engage their employees. This work will discuss key assumptions of McGregor’s Theory’s X
734 words - 3 pages
In her speech, Sumithirai Penerant, who is a student wanting to achieve NVQ in business administration, talks about time management. Her main aim is to give some tips about how to organize time efficiently. Overall, this is not an effective presentation which does not have a proper introduction and conclusion part. In my report, I will analyze Penerant’s speech in depth in terms of organization and content, delivery and visual aids.
Firstly, in the introduction part, the presenter greets the audiences, introduces herself and the topic she will be covering. However, she does not provide an overview of her speech and does not use any attention getting techniques. Without using any
1944 words - 8 pages
The Relation between Time Management and Academic Performance among University StudentsTime management is the ability to control and plan how one can spend his time in effective things like achieving goals, and according to Albert Einstein the definition of time management is "The occurrence of events, one after the other" (Stephen, 1990). Time management may also be the art of arranging personal affairs and the work of things with the least amount of resources consumed such as time, energy and money. Lack of time management is a very common problem in Egypt among students in today's life and it is a common complaint in eastern society. Great time management is vital for university students
1393 words - 6 pages
Our life is like a bubble, a short morning dream. Therefore, we should take good care and make the best use of it. In other words, we must understand the value of time. Time management is basically planning and dividing one’s time in a constructive way.
For instance, we have a number of activities that have to be taken care of in a particular period of time. So we should be able to plan our activities in such a way that we are able to complete all the work in a given span of time.
It is a fact that if man takes care of his minutes’ then the ‘hours’ and ‘days” will take care of themselves. It is said that ‘Time is more precious than money’. This is because, money lost in
1348 words - 6 pages
I am writing an Assignment for my ILM Level 2 Course - Unit 1 – Managing Yourself. This Assignment will discuss the Strengths and Weaknesses of Time Management and their relationship with Stress in the Workplace, and how Stress affects the achievement of Personal and Team Goals. I intend to show how good time management can reduce stress and will base my findings on information I have gathered and a questionnaire I have written for my colleagues while giving examples of both good and bad time management
The Report will outline causes, symptoms and support available for Stress. This will be done by setting SMART objectives with the intention of reducing stress and improving
902 words - 4 pages
This assignment is to understand the impact of time management and causes of stress in the workplace; I will be identifying symptoms and behaviours and the impact it may have internally and externally. It will explain how to use effective time management and to achieve team goals and have the ability to recognise and manage stress.
Know how to use effective personal time management to achieve team goals.
• I believe in the importance of effective time management because time is limited so it’s important I make the most of it, without this my day would go out of control and I wouldn’t be able to finish the important tasks I had planned to do which would lead to
1891 words - 8 pages
AbstractThere are innumerable things that can complicate the time that people have. Family, work, and school are the leading bandits. By using a few easy steps, overcoming the roadblocks will seem effortless and it will be very beneficial in your life.Time Management TechniquesTime management techniques are essential to living your life more efficiently. Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity but achieve very little because they are not concentrating on the right things. By using time management skills, you can learn to determine which of the things you do are important, which can be dropped, use your time in the most effective way possible, break down the roadblocks that
7366 words - 29 pages
concentrated on the manufacturing techniques employed in a just-in-time environment, rather than the more subtle people and quality related aspects. Golhar and Stamm (1991) found that of 180 articles reviewed only 12 related to human resource management issues and six to total quality control. They further found that key issues such as cross training, group decision making and continuous quality improvement only became prominent in the research literature in the late 1980s.Contrasted with this is the fact that many of the early authors on Japanese manufacturing techniques, and just-in-time in particular, stressed the importance of these variables. Monden (1983) proposed that for JIT
1621 words - 7 pages
or McLeod-Li test to check whether conditional heteroscedasticity exists (Enders, 2010). After selected a model, the ultimate goal often is to calculate VaR. When applies GARCH model to the VaR, it assumes non-normality.
For the purpose of modelling market risks, it needs to refer to existing literatures. Many of economists and researchers in financial field suggests that there lacks evidence of autocorrelation of the interest rates and stock prices (Pierce, 1997). More advanced techniques, i.e. continuous time stochastic process, are used. However, for simplicity, in the actuary context and financial risk management context, GARCH models are still often used to model the pattern of
2284 words - 10 pages
This paper presents a self-study action research inquiry into how I as a lecturer in computer science in a third level institute of technology in Ireland can improve my professional practice. For this inquiry I used living educational theory as proposed by Jack Whitehead (1989) to frame the inquiry into how I could improve one aspect of my professional practice, which I initially intended would focus on my attempts to engage in educational research to further inform and improve my practice. However, in actuality, the paper represents my struggle to improve my understanding and management of all aspects of my professional practice. The paper will start by presenting an overview