*Effective* - having a definite or desired effect
*Efficient* - productive with minimum waste or effort
*Effortless* - seemingly without effort; natural, easy

"Personal Time Management for Busy Managers (Personal Time Management for Busy Managers)":http://www.see.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/art2.html looks at the basics of Personal Time Management and describes how one can assume control of this basic resource.

Personal Time Management is a set of tools which allow you to:

* eliminate wastage
* be prepared for meetings
* refuse excessive workloads
* monitor project progress
* allocate resource (time) appropriate to a task's importance
* ensure that long term projects are not neglected
* plan each day efficiently
* plan each week effectively

and to do so simply with a little self-discipline.

*Reference Articles*

* "Personal Time Management for Busy Managers (Personal Time Management for Busy Managers)":http://www.see.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/art2.html
* "More Management Skills (More Management Skills)":http://www.see.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/