151 Quick Ideas to Manage Your Time: Easyread Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Aug 21, 2008 - Business & Economics - 212 pages
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Yet on page 25. But seems really good to continue. Example:''Procrastination is one of the most significant causes of lost time and overtime.'' Read full review

Contents

Quick Ideas to Manage Your Time
1
Consider a Time Study
2
Assess Your Problem Areas
4
Establish Clear Goals for Your Job
5
Write Down Your Goals and Objectives 7 6 Set Clear Goals for Time Use
8
Set Daily and Weekly Objectives
9
Start Your Day the Night Before
10
Dont Procrastinate
11
Make Certain Your Computer Is Operating at Speed
98
Make Certain Your Internet Connection Is at Speed
99
Not an Option
100
More on PDAs
101
That Cell Phone
103
Set to Stun
105
To BlueTooth or Not to BlueTooth
106
Is Text Messaging for You?
108

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12
The ABCs of Prioritizing
14
The B in ABC
16
The C in ABC
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Write Down Tasks as You Receive Them
18
Set Deadlines for Assignments
20
UnderCommit and OverDeliver 20 18 Keep Score
22
Make a To Do List
23
Use the To Do List
24
Share the To Do List
25
Update the To Do List
27
General
28
The Desktop 29 25 Organize Your Workspace Paper Files
31
Folders
32
Electronic Files
33
Contacts
34
Cull Your Files
36
Handle Your Mail Efficiently
37
Use a Suspense File
38
Keep Only One PlannerScheduler 39 33 What to Keepand What Not to Keep
40
What to Do With Draft Documents
42
Handle Business Cards
43
Know Your Best Working Hours
44
Make Critical Appointments at Your Best Times 46 38 Group Similar Tasks
47
Put Up a Fence
48
Block Contingency Time Every Day
49
A 5Step Process
50
Step 1
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Use an Electronic Calendar
56
Make the Electronic Calendar Work
57
Attend Outside Meetings
58
Set Office Hours
60
The SecondGreatest TimeKiller
61
Handle Voice Mail
62
Your VoiceMail Message
64
Use Voice Mail as a CallScreener 66 55 Use Caller ID Effectively
67
Handle Inbound Phone Calls
68
Handle Outbound Phone Calls
70
Keep Written Records of Phone Calls
71
Speaking Is Faster Than Writing Memos
72
Handle Your Paper Mail
74
When
75
Brevity
76
Files
77
Fight Spam
78
Discourage the Jokers
80
Organize Your Folders
81
Write Clear and Direct Subject Lines 82 68 Copy and Paste Are Two of Your Best Friends 83 69 Handle Office Visits
84
Handle Paper Files
86
Cull and Kill
87
Use a Reading File
89
Create a Contact List
90
Use a PDA
91
Make It Really Save TimeNot Use More Time 92 76 Keep Software Current
94
Keep Your Edesktop Clean
95
Establish a Clean Filing System
96
Get Your Own Printer
109
Get Computer Training to Get More Efficient 110 90 The ThirdGreatest TimeKiller
111
They Cant Be AvoidedBut They CAN Be Efficient
112
Meeting TimingWhen Is Best?
114
Put a Time Limit on Meetings
115
Have an Agenda for Meetings
116
Use the AgendaTime the Elements
118
Distribute the Agenda in Advance
119
Train Yourself on Conducting Meetings
120
Train Participants and Staff on Efficient Meetings
121
Attend Only the Meetings You Must
122
The Greatest TimeKiller
124
Communicate Your Work Style
125
Adjust to Your Boss
126
Find a Mentor or Coach
127
Control Interactions With Others
128
The Geography of the Office
129
Desk Placement
131
Chair Placement
132
Relationships to Windows
133
Discourage War Stories
134
Stand and Be Counted
136
Learn to Say No
137
Discover What Your Staff Can Handle
138
Learn What Others Can Handle Better
140
Train Your Staff to Handle 141 115 Recognize That Procrastination Is a HabitWork to Break It
142
Dont Put It Off Wimpy
143
If Its on the To Do List Do It
144
Commit to the Jobor Delegate It
146
Its Not My Job Man
147
Beat the Fear of the Unknown
148
Overcome the Insecurity of a Lack of Knowledge
149
If You Are Not Interested Get Interested 150 123 If You Dont Like the Task Do It and It Will Go Away
152
Schedule Travel Trips in Batches
153
Use Travel Time to Learn
154
Use Travel Time to Communicate 155 127 Use Travel Time to Unwind
157
Use Travel Time to Prepare
158
Use Airplane Time to Catch Up
159
Use Travel Time to Read
160
Set Personal and Family Goals
161
Make Certain You Leave Time for Personal Goals
162
Schedule Downtime During the Day
163
Take Brief Breaks
165
Dont Over work Yourself
166
Schedule Medical and Dental Visits Well in Advance
167
Schedule Medical and Dental Visits for Early Morning
169
Buy Bulk
170
Organize the Closet
171
Dont Make Special TripsCombine Them 172 141 Organize and Systemize Your Morning Procedure
173
Train the Family
175
Dont Be a Perfectionist
177
Are You OverConnected?
178
TV Time Sucks Away From People Time
179
Control Childrens Access to TV
180
About the Author
187
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