Managing Your Time

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Breathing Space Institute, 2000 - Business & Economics - 166 pages
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Don't be a slave to demands on your time! Learn how to organize your life, priorities, and goals -- and make your time count. A proven reference series, the 10 Minute Guide to Managing Your Time offers quick and easy lessons for everything from prioritizing decisions to managing stress -- each mini-lesson digestible in 10 minutes or less!
-- Learn how to think your way through your day
-- See how to avoid time traps like multitasking and interruptions
-- Compare organization techniques like calendars, software, and organizers -- and see what works best for you
-- Understand stress and how to take a break from your day to be more productive
 

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Contents

Understanding Time Management
1
Cut Through the Myths Surrounding Time Management
4
Increase Your Personal Productivity
9
Rely on Your Inner Wisdom
10
Shaping Your Future
12
The Broad Categories of Life
13
The NittyGritty of Identifying Priorities
15
Goals to Support Your Priorities
16
Multiplying Your Time Through Delegation
97
What to Delegate
103
Avoiding the Time Traps
109
Decline with Tact and Empathy
111
Defeat Perfectionism
113
Avoid Creating the Perfect Environment
114
Manage Your Anger
115
Turn Off the Boob Tube
116

Ways to Reinforce Your Goals
18
Avoiding the Tyranny of the Urgent
23
Apply Paretos Principle
24
Welcome Paretos Principle in Small Firms
29
Scheduling for Results
31
Scheduling Tools Fit for the Pros
40
Getting Organized
42
Piled High But Not Hopeless
44
Keeping It in Perspective
48
Managing Your Desk and Office
53
The Nuts and Bolts of Filing
60
Surviving Information Overload
68
Youre Not Done Yet
72
Taming Technology
77
The Internet Prevails
82
Go for a Walk in the Woods
84
Keeping Interruptions to a Minimum
86
Get Serious About Quiet Time
87
Know Thy Turf
89
Interruptions Are My Business
95
Discover Auditory Medication
118
Managing Stress
120
Take Charge and Win
122
Type A Is Okay
124
Adopting New Techniques
125
Streamlining Your Meetings
128
Keep Meetings on Track
132
Set the Right Atmosphere
135
Follow Up Meetings
138
Managing Time on the Road
140
Make the Most of Your Commute
141
Prepare for Contingencies
143
Organize Your Errands
144
Be Productive on Public Transportation
145
Fly the Friendly Skies
147
Book Your Flight and Get It Right
149
Glossary
152
Further Reading
155
Index
157
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