Manage your Time Better

Manage your Time Better

One popular method of time management that has proven
to be effective for many people is the posec method.
Posec stands for “Prioritize by organizing,
stream-line, economizing, and contributing.”

To prioritize means to put first things first. The
Posec method is loosely based around Laslow?s theories
regarding the “Heirarchy of Needs”. It gives the
individual a realistic tool for setting priorities as
they pertain to ones own unique needs and life goals.

Organizing involves making a plan to work on goals
that will help the individual feel more stable and
secure. (This is a plan for meeting the individuals
most basic needs, including food, clothing, shelter,
safety and especially for love and acceptance.)

Stream-lining applies to those “dirty” little jobs
that no-one wants to do, but everyone must do, such as
work and chores. (This involves managing and
maintaining one?s stability and security.)

Economizing refers to things that should be done, or
things that are enjoyable, but which also may not be
urgently in need of being done. (Lower on the list of

Contributing involves social contribution. What you
give back to the world (when other goals are met then
this becomes more feasible based on Laslows
understanding of the human psyche).

The posec method offers clear guidance for assisting
an individual in prioritizing goals. Theoretically
this method should encourage movement upward on the
“hierarchy” charts.

Since Laslows theories are intricately related to this
method of time management it is helpful if the
individual applying this method is familiar with his
research in regards to “the Heirarchy of Needs.”