School, job, music practice, friends, sports and family! All you want to do can be overwhelming even if you are the most organized teen. And it’s not fun figuring it all out. This course will introduce you to a bunch of tools that can make that easier. First, we’ll discover what is really important to YOU, and how to cope with the other stuff. We’ll explore how you can use the way you learn to be more effective in time management. Then we will get to the nuts and bolts and talk about calendars. Finally you’ll learn how to deal with procrastinating. You’ll leave with a plan for your next week and templates you can use going forward. Please bring your list of things you need to do in the next week and how you currently track your time.
Maria Kieslich has been working on projects and in operations of startups for more than 20 years. Mentoring young adults in the fundamentals of time and project management has been one of the more rewarding aspects of her professional time. In addition, she has experience adapting traditional methods for various learning styles, having worked with teens with learning disabilities in her personal life. She is a certified Project Management Professional and Scrum Master and holds an MBA in Finance from Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Maria has lived in Lexington 23 years with her husband and daughter.