Eisenhower-principle – of- success method for students

Eisenhower-principle – of- success method for students

A variety of studies to be done, the Work of the students is not based on the importance of a task, but to his preferences – they are afraid of, e.g., the Unknown and the Unpleasant. In short: The most Important thing is not done first. The Eisenhower decision principle or the Eisenhower rule, and the method continues this theme in the center of their analysis. She goes historically to the 34. The President of the United States (Dwight D. Eisenhower) gave this method its name. According to history, the President should have his daily tasks in a simple according to a certain scheme sorted and processed: In this simple method, tasks are distributed in categories (A-, B-, C-, D-category), in order to address the relevant tasks in first, and minor aspects to sort out.

Eisenhower-Prinzip – Erfolgsmethode für Studenten


You are important, and as soon as possible to do. It can be a important exam tip that has shortly before the examination get start, or to a job advertisement for an internship, that would be very interesting and a job application is worth it. A power low, or other crisis would also lie in this sector. Unfortunately, in the study many A-tasks to life again and again. And the Bad thing is, they are mostly absolutely unavoidable, because it is the tasks that were formerly only important, but not urgent. The Status of A task, the tasks obtained only because they were pushed to the back burner. The reason students from one problem solution to another rush. In order to escape the self-imposed Hardship, then, must in the short term and painful solutions.


They are important, but not urgent. You must be clean and at the best on one list to data is sorted and listed. You may be forgotten in no case, such as the deadline of a scientific work or exam dates. The list is always revise once again, it could have changed something in the scheduling. This Dimension is also attributable to the long-term development of the competencies, i.e. the optimisation of one’s own Strengths and minimizing the weaknesses. Some of the B-tasks can be good early on to delegate, such as writing the correction of a Bachelor thesis by a legal expert. The selection and contacting of experts that can plan in advance and carried out.


They are less Central to the edit for it in a hurry. Under this Dimension of the tasks to run, by the way – the so-called Support activities (e.g. cleaning, flushing). An example: A return of a borrowed book after the expiry of the loan period is urgent, but little important. Unless one is willing to pay the overdue fines to the library. Many of the C-tasks must not be from the students themselves but for the good delegate and with existing tasks from other people to connect.

The Text comes from the new book by Professor Voss:

Time is running out. That is, students in the Bachelor’s degree are only too aware of. Especially at the beginning of the studies, it is quite tricky to get the Learning and life under a hat. This guide describes methods that help. The time management, and Reading-, learning – and-order techniques. In addition, the book also reveals how students your diet is meaningful and what can be the role of Social Media in self-marketing.

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