Eliminate the Chaos at Work: 25 Techniques to Increase Productivity

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Wiley, Feb 16, 2011 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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Create office efficiency and business productivity with this helpful book.

Eliminate the Chaos at Work increases your business productivity and peace of mind by showing you how to create streamlined information systems, processes and workflows.

Laura's proven 25 techniques are easy to implement, realistic and results oriented. Using these techniques, you can take control over your time and information to create workable systems built to reflect how you think and process information.

Eliminate the Chaos at Work breaks down the everyday organization and productivity challenges you face at work into four areas: time, paper and information management as well as managing all of the stuff in your office. You'll learn effective time and information management techniques including how to:

  • Produce logical, user friendly information management systems to ensure information is organized and easily retrievable
  • Schedule and manage meetings that aren't total time wasters
  • Implement a system to process and follow up on e-mail
  • Create an organized e-mail filing structure for easy retrieval
  • De-clutter paper files, decide what can be stored, scanned, shredded or recycled
  • Learn what paper management system will work best for you and how to create the filing structure
  • Use the PAPERS method for maintaining efficient paper management systems
  • Determine which task management system is right for your needs and how to manage your tasks and projects daily using the 20-minute rule
  • Use the 10-step process to organize the stuff in your office

Imagine working in an office where you feel in control and on top of things, instead of overwhelmed. Setup a comfortable workspace and make yourself and your team's office more productive, supported and in control with Eliminate the Chaos at Work.

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LAURA LEIST is an organizing and productivity consultant and speaker. She is thefounder of Eliminate Chaos, an organizing and productivity services firm that serves an international clientele and gives clients "More Time for Life." Her clients include several Fortune 500 companies, including Microsoft, American Express, State Farm, IKEA, and Morgan Stanley. For more information, visit eliminatethechaosatwork.com.

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