151 Quick Ideas to Manage Your Time: Easyread Large Bold Edition

Front Cover
ReadHowYouWant.com, Aug 21, 2008 - Business & Economics - 232 pages
1 Review
 

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: 151 Quick Ideas to Manage Your Time

User Review  - Dogan Dikmen - Goodreads

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
3
Assess Your Problem Areas
4
Establish Clear Goals for Your Job
5
Write Down Your Goals and Objectives
7
Set Clear Goals for Time Use
9
Set Daily and Weekly Objectives
10
Start Your Day the Night Before
11
Make Certain Your Internet Connection Is at Speed
109
Not an Option
111
More on PDAs
112
That Cell Phone
113
Who Knows Your Cell Phone Number?
114
Set to Stun
116
To BlueTooth or Not to BlueTooth
117
Is Text Messaging for You?
118

Dont Procrastinate
12
8020
13
The ABCs of Prioritizing
15
The A in ABC
16
The B in ABC
17
The C in ABC
18
Write Down Tasks as You Receive Them
20
Set Deadlines for Assignments
21
UnderCommit and OverDeliver
22
Keep Score
24
Make a To Do List
25
Use the To Do List
27
Share the To Do List
28
Update the To Do List
29
General
31
The Desktop
33
Paper Files
34
Folders
36
Electronic Files
37
Contacts
38
Cull Your Files
40
Handle Your Mail Efficiently
41
Use a Suspense File
43
Keep Only One PlannerScheduler
44
What to Keepand What Not to Keep
46
What to Do With Draft Documents
47
Handle Business Cards
48
Know Your Best Working Hours
50
Make Critical Appointments at Your Best Times
52
Group Similar Tasks
53
Put Up a Fence
54
Block Contingency Time Every Day
56
A 5Step Process
57
Step 1
58
Use an Electronic Calendar
63
Make the Electronic Calendar Work
64
Attend Outside Meetings
65
Set Office Hours
67
The SecondGreatest TimeKiller
68
Handle Voice Mail
70
Your VoiceMail Message
72
Use Voice Mail as a CallScreener
73
Use Caller ID Effectively
75
Handle Inbound Phone Calls
76
Handle Outbound Phone Calls
78
Keep Written Records of Phone Calls
79
Speaking Is Faster Than Writing Memos
81
Handle Your Paper Mail
82
When
83
Brevity
85
Files
86
Fight Spam
87
Discourage the Jokers
88
Organize Your Folders
90
Write Clear and Direct Subject Lines
91
Copy and Paste Are Two of Your Best Friends
92
Handle Office Visits
94
Handle Paper Files
95
Cull and Kill
97
Use a Reading File
98
Create a Contact List
100
Use a PDA
101
Make It Really Save TimeNot Use More Time
103
Keep Software Current
104
Keep Your Edesktop Clean
105
Establish a Clean Filing System
106
Make Certain Your Computer Is Operating at Speed
108
Get Your Own Printer
120
Get Computer Training to Get More Efficient
121
The ThirdGreatest TimeKiller
122
They Cant Be AvoidedBut They CAN Be Efficient
123
Meeting TimingWhen Is Best?
125
Put a Time Limit on Meetings
126
Have an Agenda for Meetings
128
Use the AgendaTime the Elements
129
Distribute the Agenda in Advance
131
Train Yourself on Conducting Meetings
132
Train Participants and Staff on Efficient Meetings
133
Attend Only the Meetings You Must
134
The Greatest TimeKiller
136
Communicate Your Work Style
137
Adjust to Your Boss
138
Find a Mentor or Coach
140
Control Interactions With Others
141
The Geography of the Office
143
Desk Placement
144
Chair Placement
145
Relationships to Windows
147
Discourage War Stories
148
Stand and Be Counted
149
Learn to Say No
151
Discover What Your Staff Can Handle
152
Learn What Others Can Handle Better
154
Train Your Staff to Handle
155
Recognize That Procrastination Is a HabitWork to Break It
156
Dont Put It Off Wimpy
158
If Its on the To Do List Do It
159
Commit to the Jobor Delegate It
160
Its Not My Job Man
161
Beat the Fear of the Unknown
163
Overcome the Insecurity of a Lack of Knowledge
164
If You Are Not Interested Get Interested
166
If You Dont Like the Task Do It and It Will Go Away
167
Schedule Travel Trips in Batches
168
Use Travel Time to Learn
169
Use Travel Time to Communicate
171
Use Travel Time to Unwind
173
Use Travel Time to Prepare
174
Use Airplane Time to Catch Up
175
Use Travel Time to Read
176
Set Personal and Family Goals
177
Make Certain You Leave Time for Personal Goals
178
Schedule Downtime During the Day
179
Take Brief Breaks
181
Dont Over work Yourself
182
Schedule Medical and Dental Visits Well in Advance
183
Schedule Medical and Dental Visits for Early Morning
185
Buy Bulk
186
Organize the Closet
187
Dont Make Special TripsCombine Them
188
Organize and Systemize Your Morning Procedure
190
Train the Family
191
Reward Yourself
192
Dont Be a Perfectionist
194
Are You OverConnected? 195 146 TV Time Sucks Away From People Time
196
Control Childrens Access to TV
198
Control Childrens Access to the Internet
199
Dont Check Your Portfolio Every Day
200
Schedule Vacationsand Take Them
202
Try to Live Close to Work
203
About the Author
205
Back Cover Material
207
Index
209
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information