Real-World Time ManagementAuthor: Alexander, Roy,Dobson, MichaelPublisher: HarperCollins FocusCategory: Management & Management Techniques, Time Management, Advice On Careers & Achieving SuccessBook Format: Paperback
Most of us dream about having a few extra hours in our day for taking care of business, relaxing, or engaging in the activities we most enjoy. But how can we make the most of our time when it seems as though there aren't enough hours in the day This instructive guide to time management is full of tips, techniques, and commonsense advice that will make anyone more productive. In this newly updated edition of Real-World Time Management, Michael Dobson includes invaluable tips on setting priorities, tricks for staying on track, keeping a closed-door policy, avoiding interrupters, and techniques for reducing stress through time management. Readers will also learn how to handle distractions, stop procrastinating, delegate tasks, deal with meetings, and manage time effectively while traveling. Instructive and helpful, Real-World Time Management will help all readers organize their time-no matter how hectic their lives may seem.
Table Of ContentsCONTENTS Preface to the First Edition vii Acknowledgments ix PART I THINKING ABOUT TIME Chapter 1 How to Think About Time 1 Chapter 2 In the Field: How Time Managers Make It Work 7 PART II GETTING A GRIP ON TIME Chapter 3 The Daily To-Do List: Your Basic Tool 15 Chapter 4 Planning: The Little Parachute That Opens the Big Parachute 21 Chapter 5 Sensible Project Management for Small to Medium Projects 27 Chapter 6 Effective, Yes! Efficient, No! Key to Priority Time 41 Chapter 7 Save Priority Time by Reducing Stress 46 Chapter 8 How to Avoid Self-Inflicted Delay 53 PART III MANAGING TIME WASTERS Chapter 9 The Meeting: Opportunity or Time Waster? 59 Chapter 10 Starving Out the Time Gobblers 64 Chapter 11 Delegation: Giving It to George and Georgina to Do 68 Chapter 12 Communications: Time-Saving Plus or Boring Minus? 74 Chapter 13 Why Do We Procrastinate-And What Can We Do About It? 81 PART IV CONTROLLING YOUR TOOLS Chapter 14 The Telephone: Tool or Time Thief? 86 Chapter 15 Operate Your Workstation or It'll Operate You 91 Chapter 16 Taking Control of Technology 99 PART V TAMING TRAVEL TIME Chapter 17 The On-the-Go Manager Prioritizes Travel Time 104 Chapter 18 March of Time in the Global Village 108 Index 111
About Roy AlexanderRoy Alexander heads his own consulting firm in New York City and is particularly noted for his sales and communications consultations in energy-related fields. Micahel S. Dobson is a consultant and popular seminar leader in project management, communications and personal success. He is the president of his own consulting firm whose clients include Calvin Klein Cosmetics and the Department of Health and Human Services. He is the author of several books including Managing Up (978-0-8144-7042-8).
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