Time management

Mindcubate introduces the revised and updated edition of the 80/20 Time Planner 2016 .

With new articles and sections this diary is a collection of 9 powerful principles of leadership and personal growth designed as a time management planner. It's carefully structured sections offer a range of time management tools which managers can use in their professional and personal life.



Use sections 1 - 4 for your routine and day to day planning. This section gives you the tools to plan across different time frames - from setting long term goals to prioritising your daily to do list. The powerful concepts within each section provide a framework for you to plan.


Identify personal and professional goals - Develop mission statements - Clarify values - Create S.M.A.R.T goals

Weekly Results 

Focus on contribution - Identify key results for the week - Learn to set deadlines - Are you proactive or reactive ?

Daily Tasks 

Use the important/urgent matrix to prioritise tasks - Learn to identify important/not urgent tasks - Use the leverage of delegation


Match results to plans - Evaluate your attitudes and skills - What do you consistently not achieve ? Identify skills for the future



Use these sections to improve your time management. Use these tools every quarter to evaluate how you work. It helps you to focus on processes. How you use your time and how your information systems are set up.

Time Management 

Where does your time go ? Eliminate time wasting activities - Consolidate discretionary time - What time of the day are you most productive ?

New - Task Analyser 

20 ways to classify daily tasks Skill driven and attitude driven tasks - Why are some tasks enjoyable - What tasks do you never complete ? Match task types to outcomes - Understand how you approach different tasks

New - Management articles 

62 articles on key management concepts that managers encounter in everyday work.Exposes managers to ideas and situations that normally take years to learn. Topics covered include:

a. 7 personality traits employers look for
b. How to manage your boss
c. Behaviours of unorganised people
d. Are you a manager or leader ?
e. How to leave a lasting legacy
f. The 6 tasks of a CEO

Self awareness

Self Awareness

Use this section to understand yourself. As Drucker says "Many people think they know what they are good at. They are usually wrong. People know what they are not good at more often and even then people are more often wrong than right."

New - Managing stress 

Four stressors in the workplace Constructive and destructive coping strategies Are you aware of your coping strategies ? What coping strategies are available to you ?

New - Self control  

Do you make resolutions that you never keep ? Strategies for developing new habits Three types of reinforcers that can help you Identify the triggers that drive your behaviour - 16 principles that underly habit change

Develop new habits 

Change behaviour - How to develop new habits - The power of small wins - Tracking your behaviour

A Multi level planning tool

The planner can be used at different levels. Sections can be used independently or together. Advanced users can start with long team goals and mission statements. Others may start with the Daily To do list and work their way through the other tools as each concept becomes a part of their daily routine.

Time Management Guide

A detailed guide on how to optimally use the powerful tools in the Time Manager is available at the beginning of each section.