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Manage is to handle Effectively, to achieve a Goal, to be in Charge and to Supervise, to be Responsible, to be Successful.

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Whether you're managing a business or managing your life, Management Skills can be applied to almost any problem. So the question is, can you manage that? Balance

"You cannot manage what you do not measure."

Time Management - Prioritizing People in Meeting talking about Business
City Management
Best Practice
Service - Oaths
Quality Control
Employee Management
Problem Solving
Knowledge Management

Management Styles

Management refers to the individuals who set the strategy of the organization and coordinate the efforts of employees (or volunteers, in the case of some voluntary organizations) to accomplish objectives by using available human, financial and other resources efficiently and effectively. Resourcing encompasses the deployment and manipulation of human resources, financial resources, technological resources, natural resources and other resources. Development
Concepts Management is the process of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating and controlling the activities of business enterprises. It is also described as the technique of leadership, decision making and a mean of coordinating.
Intelligent Management is the process of managing and organizing the collection of intelligence from various sources.
Scientific Management analyzes and synthesizes workflows to improve economic efficiency, especially labor productivity.
Adaptive Management is a structured, iterative process of robust decision making in the face of uncertainty, with an aim to reducing uncertainty over time via system monitoring. In this way, decision making simultaneously meets one or more resource management objectives and, either passively or actively, accrues information needed to improve future management. Adaptive management is a tool which should be used not only to change a system, but also to learn about the system (Holling 1978). Because adaptive management is based on a learning process, it improves long-run management outcomes. The challenge in using the adaptive management approach lies in finding the correct balance between gaining knowledge to improve management in the future and achieving the best short-term outcome based on current knowledge.
Strategic Management involves the formulation and implementation of the major goals and initiatives taken by a company's top management on behalf of owners, based on consideration of resources and an assessment of the internal and external environments in which the organization competes. It involves specifying the organization's objectives, developing policies and plans designed to achieve these objectives, and then allocating resources to implement the plans.
Micromanagement is a management style whereby a manager closely observes or controls the work of subordinates or employees. Micromanagement generally has a negative connotation.
Senior Management is a team of individuals at the highest level of management of an organization who have the day-to-day tasks of managing that organization.
Decentralization is the process of redistributing or dispersing functions, powers, people or things away from a central location or authority,
Management System is the framework of policies, processes and procedures used by an organization to ensure that it can fulfill all the tasks required to achieve its objectives.
Content Management System - CMS
Management Basics
Business Model is an "abstract representation of an organization, be it conceptual, textual, and/or graphical, of all core interrelated architectural, co-operational, and financial arrangements designed and developed by an organization presently and in the future, as well as all core products and/or services the organization offers, or will offer, based on these arrangements that are needed to achieve its strategic goals and objective.

Risk Management is the identification, assessment, and prioritization of risks by coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities. Risk management’s objective is to assure uncertainty does not deflect the endeavor from the business goals.
Precautionary Principle states that if an action or policy has a suspected risk of causing harm to the public, or to the environment, in the absence of scientific consensus (that the action or policy is not harmful), the burden of proof that it is not harmful falls on those taking an action that may or may not be a risk. Research
Risk Assessment is the determination of quantitative or qualitative estimate of risk related to a well-defined situation and a recognized threat (also called hazard) Quantitative risk assessment requires calculations of two components of risk (R): the magnitude of the potential loss (L), and the probability (p) that the loss will occur. An acceptable risk is a risk that is understood and tolerated usually because the cost or difficulty of implementing an effective countermeasure for the associated vulnerability exceeds the expectation of loss. "Health risk assessment" includes variations, such as risk as the type and severity of response, with or without a probabilistic context.
Risk Perception is the subjective judgment that people make about the characteristics and severity of a Risk. The phrase is most commonly used in reference to natural hazards and threats to the environment or health, such as nuclear power. Several theories have been proposed to explain why different people make different estimates of the dangerousness of risks.

Gambling - Risk Taking - Adventures

Business Simulation is simulation used for business training, education or analysis. It can be scenario-based or numeric-based.
Business Simulation Game accurate simulation of real-world events using algorithms,  as well as the close tying of players' actions to expected or plausible consequences and outcomes.
Cost - Measuring True Cost

Network Management
Business Tools

Learning Organization
Community Learning
Flat Organization has an organizational structure with few or no levels of middle management between staff and executives. An organization's structure refers to the nature of the distribution of the units and positions within it, also to the nature of the relationships among those units and positions. Tall and flat organizations differ based on how many levels of management are present in the organization, and how much control managers are endowed with.

Professional Organizers

Employees - Workforce

Employee contributes labor and expertise to an endeavor of an employer or of a person conducting a business or undertaking and is usually hired to perform specific duties which are packaged into a job. An employee is a person who is hired to provide services to a company on a regular basis in exchange for compensation.
Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract where work is paid.
Recruitment refers to the overall process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for jobs (either permanent or temporary) within an organization.Employees
Employment Contract
Employee Handbook
Human Resource Management
Human Resources
Fired - Let Go - Laid Off
Permanent Employment
Temporary Work - Outsourcing

Organizational Chart
Organizational Structure
Enterprise Architecture
Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Workplace Politics
Employee Work Principles
Organizational Behavior
Workplace Psychology
Sensitivity Training
Labour Law
People Smart
Hostile Work Environment
Punishment - Discipline
Positive Working Environment

Performance Appraisal
Work Ethic
QualitiesSARF - Status, Certainty, Autonomy, Relatedness, Fairness
Glass Ceiling
Work-Life Policy
Work Life Balance
Business Rule
Skills Management
Workplace Skills, Technology and Management Practices (STAMP)
Key Performance Indicator (kpi)
Experience Curve Effects
Performance Appraisal
Knowledge Management - KM
Organizational Culture
Professional Development is learning to earn or maintain professional credentials such as academic degrees to formal coursework, conferences and informal learning opportunities situated in practice. It has been described as intensive and collaborative, ideally incorporating an evaluative stage. Observation Effects
How can we create organizations and governments that are cooperative, productive, and creative?
Humanyze: Enhance teamwork and employee engagement, improve processes, and plan for growth
Making people happy in their crappy jobs takes paying them more money and giving them more benefits.

Background Checks are sometimes Flawed and Unreliable.
Background checks don’t always reveal the truth about people. Background checks are not always accurate with erroneous or questionable information. Background checks are not always complete and have missing information because not all applicable government agencies and companies have reported complete information on the individual in question. Background checks are not always look at or considered. Background checks are not always used correctly or interpreted correctly, unqualified people can easily make Unfair Judgments when looking at background checks. 
Background Check is the process of looking up and compiling criminal records, commercial records, and financial records of an individual or an organization. A means of judging a job candidate's past mistakes, character, and fitness, and to identify potential hiring risks for safety and security reasons. Background checks are also used to thoroughly investigate potential government employees in order to be given a security clearance. However, these checks may sometimes be used for illegal purposes, such as unlawful Discrimination (or employment discrimination), identity theft, and violation of privacy.

Credit Checks are not always Accurate
Everything is either black or white. There is no consideration of a person’s basic character or allowance for the fact that people can change their lives and their behaviors. A computer looks at data and assigns a number. Negatives stay on your credit report for seven years or longer. Murderers have been known to walk out of prison on appeal or probation in less time than it takes to clear one’s credit history. Punishment
Credit Score represents the creditworthiness of the person to determine who qualifies for a loan, at what interest rate, and what credit limits. A credit score is primarily based on a credit report information typically sourced from credit bureaus.
Security Clearance is a status granted to individuals allowing them access to classified information (state or organizational secrets) or to restricted areas, after completion of a thorough background check. (4 Mill)
Security Clearances
Need to Know
Rating Systems

Projects - Process

Project Management is the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. A project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end (usually time-constrained, and often constrained by funding or deliverables) undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, typically to bring about beneficial change or added value.
Program Management is the process of managing several related projects, often with the intention of improving an organization's performance. In practice and in its aims it is often closely related to systems engineering, industrial engineering, change management, and business transformation.
Project Manager
Project Management Process
Project Commissioning
Operations Management
Stress Management
Business Process Management
Product Management & Quality
Operations Research
Business Continuity
Business Continuity Management
Business Continuity Planning
Project Governance
Toyota Production System
Production Leveling
Model Audit
Configuration Management

Batch Processing
Batch Production
How to Document a Process
Process Management is the ensemble of activities of planning and monitoring the performance of a business process. The term usually refers to the management of business processes and manufacturing processes.
Process Capability
Business Process

Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is the centralized management of the processes, methods, and technologies used by project managers and project management offices (PMOs) to analyze and collectively manage current or proposed projects based on numerous key characteristics. The objectives of PPM are to determine the optimal resource mix for delivery and to schedule activities to best achieve an organization’s operational and financial goals, while honouring constraints imposed by customers, strategic objectives, or external real-world factors.

Workflow Management System
Quality Control

Project Management Methodology
Core Competency

Project Initiation: Goals, Objectives and Questions
Baseline Configuration Management
Process Performance Index
Project Information: Research, Risks, Laws, Design Ideas.
Pareto Principle 80 20 Rule
Project Planning: Tasks, Scheduling, Timeframes and Scope. Desired Outcomes, Possible Outcomes, Possible Setbacks and Problems, Possible Delays, Time Restrictions, Priorities, Calculations, Estimations, Options, Flexibility.
Performance-Based Budgeting
Check List
Project Resources: People, Teams, Cost, Budget and Time.  Predictions   Overhead
Project Monitoring: Tracking and Quality Control.    Counterproductive Work Behavior
Project Closeout and Evaluation:  Interim   Postmortem Documentation

First: Make sure you start off by asking all the right questions so that you have all the necessary information that will help guide you through your Research and Planning of the project. Goals
Second: Analyze all the information carefully.  Information Literacy
Third: Assemble your Team and make sure that everyone is aware of their responsibilities and
that everyone shares their information correctly and efficiently. Collaboration Tools  Communication
Forth: Learn as much as you can from the project. Types of Learning

Project Management Software (wiki)
Comparison of Project Management Software

The Project Management Process focuses on taking the facts and happenings of a particular Problem or Project and disseminating this information to all relevant parties. These methods of information dissemination can come in means including regularly scheduled Conferences and or Meetings, regularly scheduled Conference Calls in which some or all members of the project team participate, informal written Communications such as periodic updates via email and of other short form, less formal means of communications, as well as formal reports that may or may not have been requisite to the completion of the project. Information distribution is essential to assuring that everyone is fully aware of the progress throughout the project as it helps to assure no surprises arise at the time that deliverables are expected to be final.  


Odoo All-in-one Management Software
Goal Managing
Collaboration Tools
Time Management

Pagico One app to manage all your tasks, files & notes. Mac, Windows, Ubuntu, iOS & Android

Documentation - Record Keeping

Documentation is a set of documents provided on paper, or online, or on digital or analog media, such as audio tape or CDs. Examples are user guides, white papers, on-line help, quick-reference guides. It is becoming less common to see paper (hard-copy) documentation. Documentation is distributed via websites, software products, and other on-line applications.
Records Management is the professional practice of managing the records of an organization throughout their life cycle, from the time they are created to their eventual disposal. This includes identifying, classifying, storing, securing, retrieving, tracking and destroying or permanently preserving records.
Document Management System is a system (based on computer programs in the case of the management of digital documents) used to track, manage and store documents and reduce paper. Most are capable of keeping a record of the various versions created and modified by different users (history tracking). The term has some overlap with the concepts of content management systems. It is often viewed as a component of enterprise content management (ECM) systems and related to digital asset management, document imaging, workflow systems and records management systems.
Document is a written, drawn, presented or recorded representation of thoughts.
Business Record is a document (hard copy or digital) that records a business dealing. Business records include meeting minutes, memoranda, employment contracts, and accounting source documents.
Public Records are documents or pieces of information that are not considered confidential and generally pertain to the conduct of government.
Document Retrieval is defined as the matching of some stated user query against a set of free-text records. These records could be any type of mainly unstructured text, such as newspaper articles, real estate records or paragraphs in a manual. User queries can range from multi-sentence full descriptions of an information need to a few words.
Documentation Science is the study of the recording and retrieval of information. Documentation science gradually developed into the broader field of information science.
Document Classification is a problem in library science, information science and computer science. The task is to assign a document to one or more classes or categories. This may be done "manually" (or "intellectually") or algorithmically. The intellectual classification of documents has mostly been the province of library science, while the algorithmic classification of documents is mainly in information science and computer science. The problems are overlapping, however, and there is therefore interdisciplinary research on document classification. The documents to be classified may be texts, images, music, etc. Each kind of document possesses its special classification problems. When not otherwise specified, text classification is implied.
Documents may be classified according to their subjects or according to other attributes (such as document type, author, printing year etc.). In the rest of this article only subject classification is considered. There are two main philosophies of subject classification of documents: the content-based approach and the request-based approach.
Legal Instrument is a legal term of art that is used for any formally executed written document that can be formally attributed to its author, records and formally expresses a legally enforceable act, process, or contractual duty, obligation, or right, and therefore evidences that act, process, or agreement. Examples include a certificate, deed, bond, contract, will, legislative act, notarial act, court writ or process, or any law passed by a competent legislative body in municipal (domestic) or international law. Many legal instruments were written under seal by affixing a wax or paper seal to the document in evidence of its legal execution and authenticity (which often removes the need for consideration in contract law); however, today many jurisdictions have done away with the requirement of documents being under seal in order to give them legal effect. Legal Value is the usefulness of a document or record as a legal proof of authority or business transaction, enforceable rights or obligations, or as the basis for a legal action.
Legal Documents Types
Data Management
Knowledge Preservation
ProceduresThree Ring Binder for Records and Ducuments
Work Order is an order received by an organization from a customer or client, or an order created internally within the organization. A work order may be for products or services.
Business Plans
Intelligence Assessment
Supply Chain Management

Brainstorming - Collaborate
Program Evaluation and Review Technique
Critical Path Method
OODA Loop (observe, orient, decide, and act)
Charts - Graphs
Conceptual Model - Prototype

Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)
Best Practice
Problem Solving
Concept Testing
Card Sorting
Activity-Based Costing
Calculate Man Hours Lost Productivity
Return on Investment (ROI)
Rate of Return
Demand Flow Technology
Transaction Cost
Observational Study
Software Testing
Application Software
Control Theory
Erdős–Rényi Model 
N Grams
Just Works
Computers - Information Technology
Environmental Impact
Search Engine

Quality Control - Safety

Quality Assurance is a way of preventing mistakes or defects in manufactured products and avoiding problems when delivering solutions or services to customers.
Quality Management ensures that an organization, product or service is consistent. It has four main components: quality planning, quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement. Quality management is focused not only on product and service quality, but also on the means to achieve it. Quality management, therefore, uses quality assurance and control of processes as well as products to achieve more consistent quality.
Total Quality Management
Quality Control a process by which entities review the quality of all factors involved in production.
Backward Compatibility
Forward Compatibility
Best Practice
Margin of Error
Software Testing
Benchmarking  BM
Food Process
New Product Development
Product Management
Employee Management
Life-Cycle Assessment
Product Lifecycle
Object Lifetime
Enterprise Life Cycle
Product Finishing
Development Process
Systems Development Life Cycle
SOA Lifecycle
Product Life-Cycle Management
Customer Satisfaction
Customer Relations
Computerized Maintenance Management System
Verification and Validation
Capability Maturity Model
People Capability Maturity Model
Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System
American Productivity Quality Center
Mind My Business App
Capacity Management
The End of Ownership (youtube)

Occupational Safety and Health
Workplace Safety Tips
National Safety Council

Develop - Improve - Advance

Continual Improvement is an ongoing effort to improve products, services, or processes.
Business Process Improvement is a strategic planning methodology aimed at identifying the operations or employee skills that could be improved to encourage smoother procedures, more efficient workflow and overall business growth.
Kaizen are activities that continuously improve all functions and involve all employees from the CEO to the assembly line workers. Production
Performance Indicator evaluates the success of an organization or of a particular activity in which it engages. Making progress toward strategic goals and understanding what is important.
Performance Metric determines an organization's behavior, performance and the health of a project, measuring criteria such as safety, time, cost, resources, scope, quality, and actions.
Performance Improvement is measuring the output of a particular business process or procedure, then modifying the process or procedure to increase the output, increase efficiency, or increase the effectiveness of the process or procedure.
Performance Monitoring
Organizational Diagnostics is a process that involves the three steps of publicly entering a human system, collecting valid data about experiences, and feeding back to the system toward promoting corporate performance.
Business Process Improvement Business Process Discovery is a set of techniques that automatically construct a representation of an organization’s current business processes and its major process variations.
Meta-Analysis is a statistical analysis that combines the results of multiple scientific studies.
Context Analysis is a method to analyze the environment in which a business operates.
Startup Company is an entrepreneurial venture which is typically a newly emerged, fast-growing business that aims to meet a marketplace need by developing or offering an innovative product, process or service. A startup is usually a company such as a small business, a partnership or an organization designed to rapidly develop scalable business model
Lessons Learned

Development Process - Innovation
Scrum is an iterative and incremental agile software development framework for managing product development.
Research and Development is work directed toward the innovation, introduction, and improvement of products and processes, or the development of new products and procedures.
Business Agility is the "ability of a business system to rapidly respond to change by adapting its initial stable configuration". Business agility can be maintained by maintaining and adapting goods and services to meet customer demands, adjusting to the changes in a business environment and taking advantage of human resources.
Preventive Action is a change implemented to address a weakness in a management system that is not yet responsible for causing nonconforming product or service.

Baseline Configuration Management is an agreed description of the attributes of a product, at a point in time, which serves as a basis for defining change. A "change" is a movement from this baseline state to a next state. The identification of significant changes from the baseline state is the central purpose of baseline identification.
Capability Management is a high-level integrative management function, with particular application in the context of defense. Aims to balance economy in meeting current operational requirements, with the sustainable use of current capabilities, and the development of future capabilities, to meet the sometimes competing strategic and current operational objectives of an enterprise. Accordingly, effective capability management: Assists organizations to better understand, and effectively integrate the total enterprise ability or capacity to achieve strategic and current operational objectives; and Develops and provides solutions that focus on the management of the interlinking functions and activities in the enterprise's strategic and current operational contexts
Project Management
Knowledge Management - KM
Modern Management Theories and Practices (PDF)
Management Help Library
Change Management transitioning individuals, teams, and organizations using methods intended to re-direct the use of resources, business process, budget allocations, or other modes of operation that significantly reshape a company or organization.
Management Consulting is the practice of helping organizations to improve their performance, operating primarily through the analysis of existing organizational problems and the development of plans for improvement. Organizations may draw upon the services of management consultants for a number of reasons, including gaining external (and presumably objective) advice and access to the consultants' specialized expertise.
Management Styles

Business Architecture is defined as "a blueprint of the enterprise that provides a common understanding of the organization and is used to align strategic objectives and tactical demands.
Enterprise Architecture Framework provides principles and practices for creating and using the architecture description of a system. It structures architects' thinking by dividing the architecture description into domains, layers or views, and offers models - typically matrices and diagrams - for documenting each view. This allows for making systemic design decisions on all the components of the system and making long-term decisions around new design, requirements, sustainability and support.
Business Intelligence is a set of techniques and tools for the acquisition and transformation of raw data into meaningful and useful information for business analysis purposes.
Business Intelligence Software is a type of application software designed to retrieve, analyze, transform and report data for business intelligence.
Business Intelligence 2.0 is a process that allows for the querying of real-time corporate data by employees, but approaches the data with a more web/browser based solution.
Business Valuation is a process and a set of procedures used to estimate the economic value of an owner’s interest in a business.
Business Process Automation is the strategy a business uses to automate processes in order to contain costs. It consists of integrating applications, restructuring labor resources and using software applications throughout the organization.
Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement.
Lean Six-Sigma Certification

Enterprise Q&A System
Value Chain
Quality Control
Needs Assessment
Progress Report (wiki-how)
Employee Development

Customer Service

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is an approach to managing a company's interaction with current and potential future customers.Customer Service Women on Phone with Headset
Customer Service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase.
Failure Demand in service organizations as 'demand caused by a failure to do something or do something right for the customer'. the distinction between 'failure demand' and 'value demand', which is what the service exists to provide. Failure demand represents a common type of waste found in service organizations.
Best Practice
Knowledge Management - KM
After Action Review
Customer Self Service Knowledge-Infused Processes
Remedy Action Request System
Issue Tracking System
Aptean Oracle
Lessons Learned Information Sharing   PDF
Reputation Management
Revenue Management
Enterprise Feedback Management
Skills-Based Routing
Answering Rank (PDF)
Know your Customer
Social Services

Legal Documents
Legal Forms
Legal Contracts
Free Legal Forms
Law Knowledge

Pareto Principle: 80% of a company's profits come from 20% of its customers.


Presentation is the process of presenting a topic to an audience. It is typically a demonstration, lecture, or speech meant to inform, persuade, or build good will. The term can also be used for a formal or ritualized introduction or offering, as with the presentation of a debutante.
How to give a Poster Presentation
Give a Presentation (wiki-how)
Women doing Presentation with Charts and Graphs How to give a Killer Presentation
Presentation Guide (PDF) 
Presenting (PDF)
Presentation Software
Slide Dog
Microsoft PowerPoint
Slide Share
Share Power Point Presentations

Graphical Techniques of Quality
Check Sheet
Flow Chart
Control Chart
Poster Session
Scatter Diagram
Gantt Chart
Run Chart
Pareto Chart
Math Plots
Mind Maps

Subscription Business Model
Recurring Billing Management
E-Commerce Management
Subscription Billing
Billing and Payments Software
Subscription Billing Solutions

Management Oaths - Business Philosophy

Business is the activity of providing goods and services. A rightful concern or Responsibility. An immediate objective. Business concerns Collectively. Customers collectively. 
Business (wiki)

Working Together
Quality Control

Manage is to handle Effectively. Achieve a Goal. Be in Charge. Be Successful.
City Management
Managing a Country

Serve - Services


Productivity is an average measure of the efficiency of production. It can be expressed as the ratio of output to inputs used in the production process, i.e. output per unit of input. When all outputs and inputs are included in the productivity measure it is called total productivity. Productivity is increased by lowering the amount of labor, capital, energy or materials that go into producing economic goods. PDF 

Production is a process of combining various material inputs and immaterial inputs (plans, know-how) in order to make something for consumption (the output). It is the act of creating output, a good or service which has value and contributes to the utility of individuals. It is the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services.

Production Function relates physical output of a production process to physical inputs or factors of production. Industry

Mode of Production are productive forces, which include human labour power and means of production (e.g. tools, equipment, buildings, technologies, knowledge, materials, and improved land).
Productivity Improving Technologies

Mass Production is the production of large amounts of standardized products, including and especially on assembly lines, such as household appliances and automobiles. Together with job production and batch production, it is one of the three main production methods. ("flow production" or "continuous production"). Mass production's advantages include simplification of the production process, efficiency in the production process and consistency in the finished products. Mass production frequently outpaces the slow, labor-intensive processes of pre-industrial craftsmen and artisans.
Capacity Planning is the process of determining the production capacity needed by an organization to meet changing demands for its products. In the context of capacity planning, design capacity is the maximum amount of work that an organization is capable of completing in a given period. Effective capacity is the maximum amount of work that an organization is capable of completing in a given period due to constraints such as quality problems, delays, material handling, etc.
Capacity Utilization is the extent to which an enterprise or a nation actually uses its installed productive capacity, which is is the maximum possible output of an economy.
Economies of Scale are the cost advantages that enterprises obtain due to size, output, or scale of operation, with cost per unit of output generally decreasing with increasing scale as fixed costs are spread out over more units of output. Often operational efficiency is also greater with increasing scale, leading to lower variable cost as well.

Job Production involves producing custom work, such as a one-off product for a specific customer or a small batch of work in
quantities usually less than those of mass-market products.

Batch Production is a technique used in manufacturing, in which the object in question is created stage by stage over a series of
workstations, and different batches of products are made. Multitasking

Continuous Production is a flow production method used to manufacture, produce, or process materials without interruption. Continuous production is called a continuous process or a continuous flow process because the materials, either dry bulk or
fluids that are being processed are continuously in motion, undergoing chemical reactions or subject to mechanical or heat treatment. Continuous processing is contrasted with batch production.

Assembly Line is a manufacturing process (most of the time called a progressive assembly) in which parts (usually interchangeable parts) are added as the semi-finished assembly moves from workstation to workstation where the parts are added in sequence until the final assembly is produced. By mechanically moving the parts to the assembly work and moving the semi-finished assembly from work station to work station, a finished product can be assembled faster and with less labor than by having workers carry parts to a stationary piece for assembly. Assembly is combining parts that fit together to form a working unit that performs a particular function or service.

Factory is a manufacturing plant or industrial site, usually consisting of buildings and machinery, or more commonly a complex having several buildings, where workers manufacture goods or operate machines processing one product into another. Factories arose with the introduction of machinery during the Industrial Revolution when the capital and space requirements became too great for cottage industry or workshops. Early factories that contained small amounts of machinery, such as one or two spinning mules, and fewer than a dozen workers have been called "glorified workshops". Most modern factories have large warehouses or warehouse-like facilities that contain heavy equipment used for assembly line production. Large factories tend to be located with access to multiple modes of transportation, with some having rail, highway and water loading and unloading facilities.

Manufacturing is the organized action of making of goods and services for sale. It is the value added production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.

Industry is the production of goods or related services within an economy. The organized action of making of goods and services for sale. The people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise. Persevering determination to perform a task.  Industrial Revolution (wiki)

Industrial Engineering is the optimization of complex processes, systems or organizations. Industrial engineers work to eliminate waste of time, money, materials, man-hours, machine time, energy and other resources that do not generate value. they figure out how to do things better, they engineer processes and systems that improve quality and productivity.
Automation Technology

Computer-Integrated Manufacturing is the manufacturing approach of using computers to control the entire production process. This integration allows individual processes to exchange information with each other and initiate actions. Although
manufacturing can be faster and less error-prone by the integration of computers, the main advantage is the ability to create Automated Manufacturing Processes. Typically CIM relies on closed-loop control processes, based on real-time input from sensors. It is also known as flexible design and manufacturing.


Maintain is to keep safe and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction. Involves casualty maintenance by performing routine actions which keep the device or system in working order. Supply with necessities and support. Activity involved in maintaining something in good working order. The act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence. Means of maintenance of a family or group. Maintain for use and service. Maintain by writing regular records.

Preventive Maintenance is the care and servicing by personnel for the purpose of maintaining equipment and facilities in satisfactory operating condition by providing for systematic inspection, detection, and correction of incipient failures either before they occur or before they develop into major defects. Maintenance, including tests, measurements, adjustments, and parts replacement, performed specifically to prevent faults from occurring. Preventive Maintenance (wiki).

Maintenance, Repair, and Operations involves fixing any sort of mechanical, plumbing, or electrical device should it become out of order or broken (known as repair, unscheduled, casualty or corrective maintenance). In the aircraft maintenance market sector, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services also include inspection, rebuilding, alteration and the supply of spare parts, accessories and raw materials, adhesives, sealants, coatings and consumables for aircraft manufacturing and MRO. In all sectors, effective MRO involves performing routine actions which keep devices, equipment, machinery, building infrastructure and supporting utilities in working order (known as scheduled maintenance) and prevent trouble from arising (preventive maintenance).

Positive Feed Back Loop
Life-Cycle Assessment

Cure is to make Healthy again. Processing in order to Preserve. Improve Usability. Relieve pain.
Remedy is the act of correcting an Error or a Fault or an Evil. Set straight or Right. Provide relief for. Remedy Law

Best Practice is a method or technique that has been generally accepted as superior to any alternatives because it produces results that are superior to those achieved by other means or because it has become a standard way of doing things, e.g., a standard way of complying with legal or ethical requirements. Best Practices

Quality Management ensures that an organization, product or service is consistent. It has four main components: quality planning, quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement. Quality management is focused not only on product and service quality, but also on the means to achieve it. Quality management, therefore, uses quality assurance and control of processes as well as products to achieve more consistent quality. Quality Control

The primary goal of maintenance is to avoid or mitigate the consequences of failure of equipment. This may be by preventing the failure before it actually occurs which Planned Maintenance and Condition Based Maintenance help to achieve. It is designed to preserve and restore equipment reliability by replacing worn components before they actually fail. Preventive maintenance activities include partial or complete overhauls at specified periods, oil changes, lubrication, minor adjustments, and so on. In addition, workers can record equipment deterioration so they know to replace or repair worn parts before they cause system failure. The ideal preventive maintenance program would prevent all equipment failure before it occurs.

Predictive Maintenance are techniques designed to help determine the condition of in-service equipment in order to predict when maintenance should be performed. This approach promises cost savings over routine or time-based preventive maintenance, because tasks are performed only when warranted.
Planned Maintenance is any variety of scheduled maintenance to an object or item of equipment. Specifically, planned maintenance is a scheduled service visit carried out by a competent and suitable agent, to ensure that an item of equipment is operating correctly and to therefore avoid any unscheduled breakdown and downtime.

Application Performance Management is the monitoring and management of performance and availability of software applications. APM strives to detect and diagnose complex application performance problems to maintain an expected level of service.

Damage Control is the emergency control of situations that may cause the sinking of a watercraft, or a company, or a country. Also refers to measures that need to be taken to offset or minimize damage.

Planned Maintenance System in Shipping is a paper/software-based system which allows ship owners or operators to carry out maintenance in intervals according to manufacturers and class/Classification society requirements.

Knowledge Management

Revitalization is an organized, conscious effort by members of a society to construct a more satisfying culture.

Reserve Study capital budget planning tool which identifies the current status of the reserve fund and a stable and equitable funding plan to offset ongoing Deterioration, Wear and Erosion.

Facility Management is a form of asset management concerned with the successful and profitable maintenance, operation, and monitoring of buildings or properties. It encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality of the built environment by integrating people, systems, place, process, and technology.
Property Management is the operation, control, and oversight of real estate as used in its most broad terms. Management indicates a need to be cared for, monitored and accountability given for its useful life and condition. This is much akin to the role of management in any business.
Homeowner Association is a private association formed by a real estate developer for the purpose of marketing, managing, and selling homes and lots in a residential subdivision.

Waste (law) describes a cause of action that can be brought in court to address a change in condition of real property brought about by a current tenant (or Condo Home Associations or Property Management or City or State) that damages or destroys the value of that property. A lawsuit for waste can be brought against a life tenant or lessee of a leasehold estate, either by a current landlord or by the owner of a vested future interest. The holder of an executory interest, however, has no standing to enforce an action for waste, since his future interest is not vested. There are several different kinds of waste under the law.

Poor management or mismanagement is the same thing as stealing and fraud, which is punishable by law and law suits.

Care is activity involved in maintaining something in good working order. Attention and management implying Responsibility for safety. The work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something. Feel concern or interest. Judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger. Provide care for. Be in charge of, act on, or dispose of. Be concerned with. Keep informed.

Duty of Care is a legal obligation, which is imposed on an individual requiring adherence to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm othersQuality Control
Standard of Care is the only degree of prudence and caution required of an individual who is under a duty of care.
The requirements of the standard are closely dependent on circumstances. Whether the standard of care has been breached is determined by the trier of fact, and is usually phrased in terms of the reasonable person. Whether the individual "proceed[ed] with such reasonable caution as a prudent man would have exercised under such circumstances".
Integrity Management how to apply the highest ethical standards to every aspect of business, having a strong interest, as well as a responsibility, to act with integrity at all times.
Management Due Diligence evaluating each individual's effectiveness and leadership skills while assessing team dynamics and highlighting risks.

Benefit Corporation
Social Contracts
Evidence Based Practice

Needs Assessment

Need is something that is required, useful, just, or proper. Anything that is Necessary but lacking. The psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior. A Need is something that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life. Needs are distinguished from wants in that, in the case of a need, a deficiency causes a clear adverse outcome: a dysfunction or death. Needs can be objective and physical, such as the need for food, or psychological and subjective, such as the need for self-esteem. There are also needs of a social or societal nature. Needs and wants are a matter of interest in, and form a common substrate for, the fields of philosophy, biology, psychology, social science, and politics.
Human Needs

Use is to put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.
"Use your head and learn how to use a computer"

Preserve is to keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last . To keep up and reserve for personal or special use. Quality Control

Support is something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest. Supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation. The act of bearing the weight of or strengthening. Public Service

Improve is to make something more valuable or stronger; Become or made better in quality.

Enhance is to make something better or more effective. Increase.
Self-Directed Learning

Advance is to Contribute to the progress or growth of. Obtain advantages. Develop in a positive way.. Develop further. A change for the better; progress in development. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).

Progress is the gradual improvement or growth or development. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal). Develop in a positive way. Form or accumulate steadily.
is to reach a high point in historical significance or importance.

Concern is something that interests you because it is important or affects you. A feeling of sympathy for someone or something. Be relevant to. Be on the mind of. 


Responsibility is the understanding that life needs periodic maintenance in order for a person, or persons, to live comfortably and peacefully without having things continually degrade or get worse and become harmful or dangerous. Responsibilities are positive actions that help sustain a healthy and good quality life, while maintaining independence, and reducing dependencies that increases vulnerabilities and Risk. Responsibilities are the things that you need to do in order to enjoy the things that you want to do. Responsibilities are when people count on you to perform certain functions or services, so that others can focus on other responsibilities that you also depend on. Working Together is a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to yourself and to other people who depend on your services. It's being responsible for one's conduct.
Social Responsibility is when an organization or individual, has an obligation to act for the benefit of society at large. Social responsibility is a duty every individual has to perform so as to maintain a balance between the economy and the ecosystems.

is the state of being obligated to do or pay something. A written promise to repay a debt. Example: The debt we owe the environment and to future generations from who we borrow from, in the form of life sustaining resources.
Obligation is a course of action that someone is required to take, whether legal or moral. There are also obligations in other normative contexts, such as obligations of etiquette, social obligations, and possibly in terms of politics, where obligations are requirements which must be fulfilled. These are generally legal obligations, which can incur a penalty for non-fulfilment, although certain people are obliged to carry out certain actions for other reasons as well, whether as a tradition or for social reasons.
Law of Obligations is a legal bond (vinculum iuris) by which one or more parties (obligants) are bound to act or refrain from acting.

Duty is work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons. Duty

Legal Liability is a legal-bound obligation. Something that politicians should have.

Legal Responsibility is when a person's actions cause an event to happen.

Professional Responsibility encompasses the duties to act in a professional manner, obey the law, avoid conflicts of interest, and put the interests of people ahead of your own interests that are not as important.

Responsibility Assumption is the doctrine that an individual has substantial or total responsibility for the events and circumstances that befall them in their personal life, to a considerably greater degree than is normally thought. Strong adherents of responsibility assumption consider that whatever situation they find themselves in, their own past desires and choices must have led to that outcome.

Public Liability is not ignoring Duty of Care so to avoid negligence, damages, injuries or losses.
But you also need to know more then the definition of responsibility, you must also fully understand life itself, the thing that you are responsible for. You can be responsible, but if you don't understand Life, or understand the cause and effects of your actions and inactions, then the only thing that you will be responsible for is destroying life and murdering people, and that is something you don't want on your resume.

Diffusion of Responsibility

We want Love, but we don't want the responsibilities that come with having a relationship. We want to travel, but we don't want to be responsible for its impacts. We want a lot of things, but we don't want to deal with all the responsibilities, or have the responsibility of having to maintain something so that it lasts a long time. But being a thoughtless and selfish scumbag is no way to go through life, because it never ends well, as we can clearly see, or hopefully see. You can't solve a problem when you don't believe that a problem exists, and there lies our first problem, which is people not having enough knowledge and information so they are fully aware of themselves and the world around them. It's almost impossible to make good choices and good decisions when you don't know what they are, or have the ability and opportunity to do so.

Corporate Social Responsibility - B-Corp

Function are the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group. A relation such that one thing is dependent on another. Serve a Purpose or role. Perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function.

90% of our Jobs need to be aligned with Human Responsibilities that insure our Survival, and Human Rights and Freedoms.

Proactive (of a policy or person or action) is controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens.

Teaching Responsibilities

Serve is to serve a purpose, role, or function. A relation such that one thing is dependent on another. Work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons. The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group. Normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting. A personal relation in which one is obligated for a service or favor. Owing gratitude or recognition to another for Help or favors etc. The social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force. A set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program. A form of trustworthiness. 

Value Measuring

Business Ethics is conduct that is relevant to the conduct of individuals and entire organizations.

Quality Control

Service Level Agreement aspects of the service – quality, availability, responsibilities – are agreed between the service provider and the service user. Contracts
Customer Service

Services is the performance of Duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others. Work done by one person or group that benefits another. An act of help or assistance. A company or agency that performs a public service. A means of serving. Make fit for use. Something that aids or promotes well-being. Contribute to the progress or growth of. Development of the mind. Act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining.

Creating Value - Purpose-Oriented

Service Quality is understanding and improving operational processes; identifying problems quickly and systematically; establishing valid and reliable service performance measures and measuring customer satisfaction and other performance outcomes.


Service (economics) is an economic activity where an immaterial exchange of value occurs. When a service such as labor is performed the buyer does not take exclusive ownership of that which is purchased, unless agreed upon by buyer and seller. The benefits of such a service, if priced, are held to be self-evident in the buyer's willingness to pay for it. Public Services are those, that society (nation state, fiscal union, regional) as a whole pays for, through taxes and other means. Using resources, skill, ingenuity, and experience, service providers effect benefit to service consumers. Thereby, service providers participate in an economy without the restrictions of carrying inventory (stock) or the need to concern themselves with bulky raw materials. Furthermore, their investment in expertise does require consistent service marketing and upgrading in the face of competition.
Shared Services

Purpose is an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions. The quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose. What something is used for. The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable) Visualize expected results. Specific actions to take. Guidelines.

is something appropriate to a purpose; practical.

Needs Assessment is a systematic process for determining and addressing needs, or "gaps" between current conditions and desired conditions or "wants". The discrepancy between the current condition and wanted condition must be measured to appropriately identify the need. The need can be a desire to improve current performance or to correct a deficiency.
Need is something that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life. Needs are distinguished from wants in that, in the case of a need, a deficiency causes a clear adverse outcome: a dysfunction or death.

Professional is a person who has acquired specialized skills and knowledge through advanced learning and education so that they are proficient in their craft and produce high quality work in their area of expertise. Someone who is qualified to teach others about their area of Knowledge. 
Professional - Accreditation
Intelligent (words that describe intelligence)
Work Ethics

Input is the cost to the world by measuring the value of the resources used in its service or product.
Output is how the service or product benefits people, and how it benefits the world. 

Cause and Effect

Meliorism holds that humans can, through their interference with processes that would otherwise be natural, produce an outcome which is an improvement over the aforementioned natural one.

Oaths That Help Guide Us

As a manager, my purpose is to serve the greater good by bringing people and resources together to create value that no single individual can create alone. Therefore I will seek a course that enhances the value my enterprise can create for society over the long term. I recognize my decisions can have far-reaching consequences that affect the well-being of individuals inside and outside my enterprise, today and in the future. As I reconcile the interests of different constituencies, I will face choices that are not easy for me and others.

United States Uniformed Services Oath of Office
I will Remember 
Human Promise Manifesto
Don't Lie (to many scumbags take an oath but never follow it)

Therefore I promise:
I will act with utmost integrity and pursue my work in an ethical manner.
I will safeguard the interests of my shareholders, co-workers, customers and the society in which we operate.
I will manage my enterprise in good faith, guarding against decisions and behavior that advance my own narrow ambitions but harm the enterprise and the societies it serves.
I will understand and uphold, both in letter and in spirit, the laws and contracts governing my own conduct and that of my enterprise.
I will take responsibility for my actions, and I will represent the performance and risks of my enterprise accurately and honestly.
I will develop both myself and other managers under my supervision so that the profession continues to grow and contribute to the well-being of society.
I will strive to create sustainable economic, social, and environmental prosperity worldwide.
I will be accountable to my peers and they will be accountable to me for living by this oath.

This oath I make freely, and upon my honor.

Hippocratic Oath for Managers
1. I undertake, throughout my academic career, regardless of any position I hold, to base all Judgments of others on an objective analysis of the available facts. When called upon to do so, I shall cite the exact information upon which my judgments are based. 

2. My judgments of others shall, wherever possible, be made publicly. When anonymity is essential, I shall provide arguments worthy of public scrutiny.

3. I shall endeavor always to distinguish between my judgments on academic grounds and any personal interests. I shall always declare the latter, even if they require my withdrawal from a particular decision.

4. I shall at all times avoid in word and deed any form, of discrimination against others in race, religion, ethnic background, sex, marital status, age, political affiliation, nationality, and physical condition. I shall encourage my students and colleagues to do
likewise in my presence.

5. All requests for judgment of the work of others will be treated by me as a matter for the utmost priority. If, for any reason beyond my control, I am unable to give them urgent attention I shall request to be relieved of my responsibility.

6. I recognize as an academic a basic obligation to use my intellect and training by teaching or writing for the illumination of the community, following the truth fearlessly wherever it may lead, regardless of vested interests. I accept the intellectual requirements of my students as a prior claim on my time, taking precedence over all other activities. I undertake the continual re-evaluation of my teaching techniques to ensure that students obtain the best education available.

MBA Oath commit towards the creation of value "responsibly and ethically". To make a difference in the lives of the individual students who take the oath, to challenge other classmates to work towards a higher professional standard, whether they sign the oath or not, and to create a public conversation in the press about professionalizing and improving management.

Oath is a statement of fact or a promise with wording relating to something considered sacred as a sign of actual reality.
Oath of Office is an oath or affirmation a person takes before undertaking the duties of an office, usually a position in government or within a religious body, although such oaths are sometimes required of officers of other organizations.
Army Oaths - I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Oath Keepers - Soldiers Creed
Hippocratic Oath is to uphold specific ethical standards. Historically, this oath is taken by physicians. It is one of the most widely known of Greek medical texts.
Dereliction of Duty is someone who has willfully refused to perform his duties (or follow a given order) or has incapacitated himself in such a way that he cannot perform his duties.
Police Officers Decision Making and Discretion (PDF)
Code of Ethics (PDF)

A Hippocratic Oath for Managers
The famous Hippocratic Oath is the earliest and most impressive document in medical ethics.
One translation is: I swear by Apollo the physician, by Æsculapius, by Hygeia, Panacea, all the gods and goddesses, that, according to my best ability and judgment, I will keep this oath and stipulation; to reckon him who taught me this art equally dear to me as my parents; to share my substance with him and relieve his necessities if required; to regard his offspring as on the same footing as my own brothers, and to teach them this art if they shall wish to learn it, without fee or scipulation, and that by precept, oral teaching and every other mode of instruction, I will impart a knowledge of the art to my own sons and to those of my teachers, and to disciples bound by a stipulation and oath, according to the law of medicine, but to no others. I will follow that method of treatment, which, according to my ability and judgment, I consider for the benefit of my patients, and abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous. I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such counsel; With purity and with holiness I will pass my life and practice my art. I will not cut a person who is suffering with a stone, but will leave this to be done by practitioners of this work. Into whatever houses I enter I will go into them for the benefit of the sick and will abstain from every voluntary act of mischief and corruption, and, further, from the seduction of females or males, bond or free. Whatever in connection with my professional practice, or not in connection with it, I may see or hear in the lives of men which ought not to be spoken abroad, I will not divulge, as reckoning that all such should be kept secret. While I continue to keep this oath inviolate, may it be granted to me to enjoy life and the practice of my art, respected always by, all men, but should I trespass and violate this oath, may the reverse be my lot.

A modern version is the Declaration of Geneva (1948):

I solemnly pledge myself to consecrate my life to the service of humanity.
I will give to my teachers the respect and gratitude which is their due; I will practice my profession with conscience and dignity; the health of my patient will be my first consideration;
I will respect the secrets which are confided in me;
I will maintain by all in means in my power the honor and the noble traditions of the medical profession; my colleagues will
be my brothers; I will not permit considerations of religion, nationality, race, party politics, or social standing to intervene between my duty and my patient;
I will maintain the utmost respect for human life, from the time of conception; even under threat,
I will not use my medical knowledge contrary to the Laws of Humanity.

I make these promises solemnly, freely, and upon my honor.”

"Most of our decisions are generally based upon the measurement of future benefits that come from making that decision, a decision that hopefully makes us better then what we presently are."

"If you think that being stupid is part of your business, then you are either in the wrong business or the wrong person for business."

Most bosses are the same, they bark a lot but they never say anything. Ignorance on how to use language effectively has caused most of our problems. And as soon as we learn and understand the incredible potential of language, the sooner we will start solving all our problems. Communicating effectively, efficiently, and with respect, can be something every person could learn in school, online, or using a smartphone.

“Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent”

Life Quotes

Manhood - "A man's usefulness depends upon his living up to his ideals insofar as he can. It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed." ~ Theodore Roosevelt

"The first question to ask is, Does the business your in make a positive difference in peoples lives who are not related to the business in any way, directly or indirectly? If not, then your business is wasting time, people and resources. So you either find a new business or create a new one.  Money is not a Measurement of Worth, so what are you really doing?"

There is no such thing as Negative Feedback, the feedback is either good, bad, right or wrong. And it also needs the reasons why that explains its perceived negativity. Just to call something negative does not explain why it is considered negative. That's the same for positive psychology. You simply can not call something positive without explaining why it's thought to be positive. It's like an ignorant politician who talks but never says anything informative or insightful. Empty words create empty heads. You either use your time to learn something or you learn nothing at all. End the cycle of ignorance.  

Positive Feedback
Causal Loop Diagram

"You don't want a business to grow, you just want your business to increase its potential and increase its service to the community. Growing is not for profit, for money is not a measurement of reality. Growing is for when the need increases then your business increases, if the need decreases then your business decreases. And when a better alterative comes up you have to make adjustments, or change the business altogether."

Limits to Growth
Making a Difference

Most businesses are mainly local distribution centers for needed products or services. Consisting of important things that people need access too, or can have things delivered in a reasonable time at a reasonable cost. So things should be close enough to supply the need without wasting to much time and resources.
Organizing Principle
Viable System Model

Time Management

Priorities - Responsibilities - Importance - Choices - Short Term Goals - Long Term Goals

Time Management is the act or process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of Time spent on specific activities, especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency or productivity 12 Hour Clock Face

To avoid Procrastinating you need to learn some important skills like Focus, Awareness, Self-Discipline, Maintaining Good Health and Energy, having Routines and having a good Memory. You need to keep reminding yourself on the task at hand and discipline yourself to stay focused. There are many Tools to help Manage Time. Procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task which needs to be accomplished. But putting off things is not bad, it only becomes bad when the thing that you put off doing causes more stress. Most people can't explain why they procrastinate, it's not because they're lazy, it's mostly from not learning how to be life smart. You can't do everything, but you can manage time more effectively to do more things, and too have more time.

You don’t have enough Time?

What is the time right now?
What is the amount of time that is needed at the present moment to complete a task?
How much time is left?
Amount of time today?
Amount of time tomorrow?
Amount of time in the future?

Procrastination is the lack of focus, purpose, planning, prioritizing and time perception. You can say "I don't feel like it", but that doesn't explain anything or answer the 5 lacking facts. Don't make excuses, just make logical decisions.

Organizing Time

Managing Time: Schedule and to-do list, Balancing Time, Time spent on each responsibility and goal. Timeframe of when goals and responsibilities should be accomplished. Be reasonable, over demanding of yourself causes unnecessary Stress
Time Perception
Time Limit is a narrow field of time, or a particular point in time, by which an objective or task must be accomplished. Once that time has passed, the item may be considered overdue.
Timeline is a way of displaying a list of events in chronological order, sometimes described as a project artifact. It is typically a graphic design showing a long bar labeled with dates alongside itself and usually events labeled on points where they would have happened.
Timestamp is a sequence of characters or encoded information identifying when a certain event occurred, usually giving date and time of day, sometimes accurate to a small fraction of a second.
Chronology arranging events in their order of occurrence in time. Visualizing Information
Outline Summary is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure. It is used to present the main points or topics of a given subject, often used as a rough draft or summary of the content of a document. Outline List

Time Management Guide
Mayo Clinic - Time Management
Dartmouth - Managing Time Skills
Time and Task Planner (Time Management Software)
Comparison of Time Tracking Software (Wiki)
Day Planner Software
Time and Date Tools
Project Organizer 
Task Management Guide
How to Complete a Project on Time (wiki how)
Getting Things Done (wiki)

12 Month Year Calendar (can Print on 11 x 8.5 Paper)
Priority Check List (can Print on 11 x 8.5 Paper)
Glance Clock. See what you need, when you need it A smart clock that automagically shows you the right information at the right moment.

Schedule consists of a list of times at which possible tasks, events, or actions are intended to take place, or of a sequence of events in the chronological order in which such things are intended to take place.
Schedule (workplace) is a list of employees, and associated information e.g. location, working times, responsibilities for a given time period e.g. week, month or sports season.
Schedule (project management) is a listing of a project's milestones, activities, and deliverables, usually with intended start and finish dates. Those items are often estimated by other information included in the project schedule of resource allocation, budget, task duration, and linkages of dependencies and scheduled events.
Schedule (computer science) describe execution of transactions running in the system. Often it is a list of operations (actions) ordered by time, performed by a set of transactions that are executed together in the system.
Scheduling Computing is the method by which work specified by some means is assigned to resources that complete the work. Software Framework
Duration (project management) is the number of calendar periods it takes from the time the execution of element starts to the moment it is completed. Project Management
Synchronization is the coordination of events to operate a system in unison.
Assignment Matrix describes the participation by various roles in completing tasks or deliverables for a project or business process. It is especially useful in clarifying roles and responsibilities in cross-functional/departmental projects and processes.
Chronemics is the study of the role of time in communication. It is one of several subcategories of the study of nonverbal communication. Other prominent subcategories include haptics (touch), kinesics (body movement), vocalics (paralanguage), and proxemics (the use of space). generally defined as the study of human tempo as it related to human communication. A persons use of time, the way in which one perceives and values time, structures time, and reacts to time frames.
Chronemics (PDF)
Monochronic time system means that things are done one at a time and time is segmented into precise, small units. Under this system, time is scheduled, arranged and managed.
Polychronic time system is a system where several things can be done at once, and wider view of time is exhibited and time is perceived in large fluid sections. Examples of polychronic behaviors include: typing while answering telephones or taking notes while sitting participating in meetings. Polychronicity is in contrast to those who prefer monochronicity (doing one thing at a time)
Talk time: There is a direct correlation between the power of an individual in an organization and conversation. This includes
both length of conversation, turn-taking and who initiates and ends a conversation. Extensive research indicates that those with more power in an organization will speak more often and for a greater length of time.
Work Time: The time of high status individuals is perceived as valuable, and they control their own time. On the other hand, a
subordinate with less power has their time controlled by a higher status individual and are in less control of their time – making them likely to report their time to a higher authority. Such practices are more associated with those in non-supervisory roles or in blue collar rather than white collar professions. Instead, as power and status in an organization increases, the flexibility of the work schedule also increases.
Workflow consists of an orchestrated and repeatable pattern of business activity enabled by the systematic organization of resources into processes that transform materials, provide services, or process information. It can be depicted as a sequence of operations, declared as work of a person or group, an organization of staff, or one or more simple or complex mechanisms.
Shift Work designed to make use of, or provide service across, all 24 hours of the clock each day of the week (often abbreviated as 24/7). The practice typically sees the day divided into shifts, set periods of time during which different groups of workers perform their duties. The term "shift work" includes both long-term night shifts and work schedules in which employees change or rotate shifts.

Day Planner Hour Schedule

Defining Responsibilities, Goals, Ideas, Dreams, Ambitions and Projects. Understanding the importance of what you are trying to accomplish and how to protect yourself from distractions and doubts. Balancing Learning, Working and Living.
Mission Statement is a statement which is used as a way of communicating the purpose of a person or organization, which can be updated when an organization or person evolves and learns more. Goal Setting.
Framework outlines a broad overview or skeleton of interlinked items which supports a particular approach to a specific objective, and serves as a guide that can be modified as required by adding or deleting items. 

“Better late than never, but never late is better” 


Life in Balance Yin Yang Symbol Priority the action that arranges items or activities in order of importance. Measuring

Balance is a state of Equilibrium, which is a stable situation in which forces cancel one another. Harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design). Equality of distribution. Equality is a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced. Equal is having the same quantity, value, or measure as another. Congruity is the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate, like harmony, compatibility in opinion and action. Peace

Work Life Balance is a concept including proper prioritizing between "work" (career and ambition) and "lifestyle" (health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development/meditation). This is related to the idea of lifestyle choice.
Strategies for a Balanced Life
Tips to Create a Balanced Life
Middle Way is avoiding dangerous extremes of austerities and sensual indulgence, and choosing a more reasonable and balanced approach.
Balance (Metaphysics) is used to mean a point between two opposite forces that is desirable over purely one state or the other, such as a balance between the metaphysical Law and Chaos — law by itself being overly controlling, chaos being overly unmanageable, balance being the point that minimizes the negatives of both.
Golden Mean (Philosophy) is the desirable middle between two extremes, one of excess and the other of deficiency. For example, in the Aristotelian view, courage is a virtue, but if taken to excess would manifest as recklessness, and, in deficiency, cowardice.
Yin and Yang describes how seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural world, and how they may give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another. Many tangible dualities (such as light and dark, fire and water, expanding and contracting) are thought of as physical manifestations of the duality symbolized by yin and yang.
Golden Rule 

Take a Break

When should you Delegate?
Delegate is to transfer power to someone. Give an assignment to. A person appointed or elected to represent others. Delegate is someone who attends or communicates the ideas of or acts on behalf of an organization at a meeting or conference between organizations, which may be at the same level or involved in a common field of work or interest.

"You have to balance your time between finding temporary solutions and solving the root of the problem. You have to be looking for the cure as well as treating the problem. This way the problem does not continue to cause afflictions, forever."

What Not To Do List
Remember not to let others control how you feel.
Remember not to let anything that's not needed control your actions.
Remember not to overeat.
Remember not to give lame excuses.
Remember not to think negative of yourself.

Approaching Problems
Low priority problem, high priority problem, new problem, old problem, risks, threats and options. 
Decision Making
Study Tips
Mind Tools
Mind Maps
Problem Solving

Desktop Calendar - Personal Planner
Printable To Do Lists
D.I.Y. Planner Templates
Checkmark Location Based Reminders App
Ever Note
Life Bits
Note taking to do list organizing tools
I Done This
Toodledo Task Organizer
My Life Organized (Software)

Apps to make you more Productive
Productivity Apps
Wunder List
Strike App
Pagico one app to manage all your tasks, files & notes.
Management Tools

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