Grow the Quality of Your Personal Relationships in Less Time

By Dirk Zeller

Part of Successful Time Management For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Outside of work, personal relationships should be your first priority, so always consider them first, before you even start thinking about chores. Evaluate your connections with each of the important people in your life — family and friends.

  • How can you invest your time with this person to create a better relationship?

  • What’s most important to this loved one, and how can you service and support these needs?

  • How can you invest your time to nurture your child’s or dependent’s developing interests?

  • How can you show that you value this person in a way that is meaningful to him or her?

  • What do you need to do each week to teach your child or dependent an important life skill?

  • What shared activities allow you to serve as a positive example?

  • What can you do to create a positive family memory?