A Meaningful Life

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A Meaningful Life. 1. Would you like to look back at your life at the time of your death and exclaim: ‘It was worth it?’ Yes No I don’t care 2. Suppose you are mentioned after your death in a gathering of a group of people with knowledge and wisdom. What would you like them to say about you? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • A Meaningful Life1. Would you like to look back at your life at the time of your death and exclaim: It was worth it?YesNoI dont care

    2. Suppose you are mentioned after your death in a gathering of a group of people with knowledge and wisdom. What would you like them to say about you?This persons (your) life was really worth it This persons life was not worthwhile

  • Meaningful Life

  • The Elements of Meaningful LifeMeaningful life has the following four elements:

    Strategic Visions: A long term sound vision in our life. A sound vision is defined as a vision which has clarity and correctness.

    Strategic Time Management: Strategic Time Management is defined as our ability to prioritize our lives in light of a long term vision and then to drive these priorities with Azm (determination).

  • The Elements of Meaningful LifeMeaningful life has the following four elements:

    Competence: Competence is the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) that are required for our visions. For example, our vision of scaling Mount Everest requires a minimum set of knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Leadership: Leadership is defined as the ability to share our vision with others and to inspire and facilitate others in pursuing the shared vision. The key element behind the ability to inspire others to pursue the shared vision is a character worthy of the vision.

  • Metaphor: A bus with people going to a destination.

  • The definition of a Meaningful Life A meaningful life is a life that a sound ideology defines as meaningful.

  • Time Management technical definition of the word Important Anything that takes us towards our worthwhile goals is termed as important and anything that takes us away from our worthwhile goals or doesnt take us towards our worthwhile goals is called not important.

  • Time Management Technical Definition of the word Worthwhile Goal Anything that adds value to our life in this world or hereafter and we want to achieve it.

  • ValueWantDoingExamplesGrid Lines12345678Gym, book readingTennis, teaching horse riding to kidsSwimming, taking family for shoppingEating higher quantities of vegetables, TahajjudPepsi, speedingSightseeing, banana splitOver eatingLiving with pollutionValue - Want GRIDWorthwhile Goals-Grid Lines 1 & 2

  • ValueWantDoingExamplesGrid Lines12345678Value - Want GRID

  • ImportantLikeDoingExamplesGrid Lines125678Going to the LibraryBuying expensive booksDriving to the LibrarySearching for booksTVGetting distracted while readingGetting stuck in traffic on the way Important-Like GRIDWorthwhile Goal: Book ReadingTime with friendsSuccessful people spend their lives in Grid Lines 1,2,3 and 434Super Successful people spend their lives in Grid Lines 1 and 2

  • ImportantLikeDoingExamplesGrid Lines125678Important-Like GRIDWorthwhile Goal: ____________34

  • Time Management Technical Definition of the word Urgent Anything which if not done in the present, most probably cannot be done later.

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    ActivityUrgent1Sleeping2Watching a live cricket match3Gossip4Exercise5Seeing a particular car coming from the opposite side while driving from one city to another on a divided highway6Seeking forgiveness from your spouse 7Hugging your child8Going to a sale which is ending today9Seeking forgiveness from God

  • XQ2Q1XQ3XXQ4XQ2/ XQ1 / Q3XQ2XQ2/ XQ1 / Q3XQ2

    ActivityUrgentImportantQuadrants1Sleeping2Watching a live cricket match3Watching a live cricket match4Gossip5Exercise6Seeing a particular car coming from the opposite side while driving from one city to another on a divided highway7Seeking forgiveness from your spouse 8Hugging your child9Going to a sale which is ending today10Seeking forgiveness from God

  • UrgentNot UrgentNot ImportantImportantQ 1ImportantUrgentQ 3Not ImportantUrgentQ 2ImportantNot UrgentQ 4Not ImportantNot UrgentTHE TIME QUADRANT SYSTEM

  • Watch your thoughts, they will become your wordsWatch your words, they will become your actionsWatch your actions, they will become your habitsWatch your habits, they will become your character

    Watch your character, it will become your DESTINY

  • F I L T E RHandling Q3sDisturbance

  • UrgentNot UrgentNot ImportantImportantQ 1Q 3Q 2Q 4Eating healthy food

  • UrgentNot Urgent Not ImportantImportantQ 3Q 4Link Between Q4 and Q1

  • Buffer This is the margin of time incorporated into an activity which accounts for delays that can be anticipated.

  • Prefrontal LobeCortex

  • Telephone numbers and addresses with accompanying notes.General reminders like buying a battery for your watch or buying a stapler for your office.Reminders regarding appointments with people.Picking up milk for your home.Some possible entries

  • Grocery lists.Expenses.Putting down how much you jogged the other day.Jotting down the winning idea that came to you while you were stuck in the traffic jam.An excellent proverb or a verse from poetry that you would like to refer to later.

    Some possible entries

  • Interaction of the GK Book with the To-Do Lists Scan every MonthScan everyWeekScan everyDayScan everyYearMaster To-Do ListCurrent Year To-Do ListCurrent Month To-Do ListCurrent Week To-Do ListToday To-Do ListThe GKBookDS (Appointments)

  • Today To-Do List(TTL)Current Week To-Do List(CWL)Previous DaysToday To-Do List(TTL)The GKBookCompilation of the TODAY To-Do List

  • Current Week To-Do List(CWL)Current Month To-Do List(CML)Previous WeeksCurrent Week To-Do List (CWL)The GKBookCompilation of the Weekly To-Do List

  • Compilation of the Monthly To-Do ListCurrent MonthTo-Do List(CML)Current YearTo-Do List( CYL)Previous MonthsCurrent Month To-Do List (CML)The GKBook

  • Compilation of the Yearly To-Do ListCurrent Year To-Do List(CYL)Master To-Do List(MTL)Previous YearsCurrent Year To-Do List(CYL)The GKBook

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  • A1A1: Iqrar Ahmed Abbasi 0333-1234567 Counseling about personal Development , Karachi PC Hotel11:402:20A2A2: Nayyar Abdul Rab 0333-7654321 Marketing Meeting 13-D, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.A111:402:20A2Feb1008091011121314

  • A1A1: Mr. Abrar AhmedMEETING WITH MR. ABRARQ1TRQ1Time RestrictedQ1 WALKQ2Time RestrictedQ2TRQ2Feb1008091011121314

  • The Concept of TRQ1 The degree of success of a person is directly proportional to how well he can convert his Q2s into TRQ2s and treat them as TRQ1s.

    *Allah hu Akber***************************************