151 Quick Ideas to Manage Your Time: Easyread Comfort Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Aug 21, 2008 - Business & Economics - 248 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
3
Assess Your Problem Areas
4
Establish Clear Goals for Your Job
5
Write Down Your Goals and Objectives 8 6 Set Clear Goals for Time Use
9
Set Daily and Weekly Objectives
11
Start Your Day the Night Before
12
Dont Procrastinate
13
Keep Your Edesktop Clean
112
Establish a Clean Filing System
114
Make Certain Your Computer Is Operating at Speed
115
Make Certain Your Internet Connection Is at Speed
117
Not an Option
118
More on PDAs
120
That Cell Phone
121
Set to Stun
124

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The ABCs of Prioritizing
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The A in ABC
17
The B in ABC
18
The C in ABC
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Write Down Tasks as You Receive Them
22
Set Deadlines for Assignments
23
UnderCommit and OverDeliver 24 18 Keep Score
26
Make a To Do List
27
Use the To Do List
29
Share the To Do List
30
Update the To Do List
32
General
33
The Desktop 35 25 Organize Your Workspace Paper Files
36
Folders
38
Electronic Files
39
Contacts
41
Cull Your Files
42
Handle Your Mail Efficiently
44
Use a Suspense File
45
Keep Only One PlannerScheduler 47 33 What to Keepand What Not to Keep
48
What to Do With Draft Documents
50
Handle Business Cards
51
Know Your Best Working Hours
53
Make Critical Appointments at Your Best Times 54 38 Group Similar Tasks
56
Put Up a Fence
58
Block Contingency Time Every Day
59
A 5Step Process
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Step 1
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Step 2
63
Step 3
64
Step 4
65
Step 5
66
Use an Electronic Calendar
67
Make the Electronic Calendar Work
68
Attend Outside Meetings
70
Set Office Hours
71
The SecondGreatest TimeKiller
73
Handle Voice Mail
74
Your VoiceMail Message
76
Use Voice Mail as a CallScreener 78 55 Use Caller ID Effectively
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Handle Inbound Phone Calls
81
Handle Outbound Phone Calls
83
Keep Written Records of Phone Calls
84
Speaking Is Faster Than Writing Memos
86
Handle Your Paper Mail
87
When
89
Brevity
90
Files
91
Fight Spam
93
Discourage the Jokers
94
Organize Your Folders
96
Write Clear and Direct Subject Lines 97 68 Copy and Paste Are Two of Your Best Friends 98 69 Handle Office Visits
100
Handle Paper Files
101
Cull and Kill
103
Use a Reading File
105
Create a Contact List
106
Use a PDA
108
Make It Really Save TimeNot Use More Time 109 76 Keep Software Current
111
To BlueTooth or Not to BlueTooth
126
Is Text Messaging for You?
127
Get Your Own Printer
129
Get Computer Training to Get More Efficient 130 90 The ThirdGreatest TimeKiller
132
They Cant Be AvoidedBut They CAN Be Efficient
133
Meeting TimingWhen Is Best?
134
Put a Time Limit on Meetings
136
Have an Agenda for Meetings
138
Use the AgendaTime the Elements
139
Distribute the Agenda in Advance
141
Train Yourself on Conducting Meetings
142
Train Participants and Staff on Efficient Meetings
143
Attend Only the Meetings You Must
144
The Greatest TimeKiller
146
Communicate Your Work Style
147
Adjust to Your Boss
149
Find a Mentor or Coach
150
Control Interactions With Others
152
The Geography of the Office
153
Desk Placement
155
Chair Placement
156
Relationships to Windows
158
Discourage War Stories
159
Stand and Be Counted
160
Learn to Say No
162
Discover What Your Staff Can Handle
163
Learn What Others Can Handle Better
165
Train Your Staff to Handle 166 115 Recognize That Procrastination Is a HabitWork to Break It
168
Dont Put It Off Wimpy
169
If Its on the To Do List Do It
171
Commit to the Jobor Delegate It
172
Its Not My Job Man
173
Beat the Fear of the Unknown
175
Overcome the Insecurity of a Lack of Knowledge
177
If You Are Not Interested Get Interested 178 123 If You Dont Like the Task Do It and It Will Go Away
180
Schedule Travel Trips in Batches
181
Use Travel Time to Learn
182
Use Travel Time to Communicate 184 127 Use Travel Time to Unwind
186
Use Travel Time to Prepare
187
Use Airplane Time to Catch Up
188
Use Travel Time to Read
189
Set Personal and Family Goals
190
Make Certain You Leave Time for Personal Goals
192
Schedule Downtime During the Day
193
Take Brief Breaks
195
Dont Over work Yourself
196
Schedule Medical and Dental Visits Well in Advance
198
Schedule Medical and Dental Visits for Early Morning
199
Buy Bulk
200
Organize the Closet
202
Dont Make Special TripsCombine Them 203 141 Organize and Systemize Your Morning Procedure
205
Train the Family
206
Reward Yourself
207
Dont Be a Perfectionist
208
Are You OverConnected?
210
TV Time Sucks Away From People Time
211
Control Childrens Access to TV
213
About the Author
221
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