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Successful time management

Author: Patrick Forsyth
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2016.
Series: Creating success.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"Packed with tips and techniques, Successful Time Management serves as a guide to reviewing and assessing new work practices to improve time management. It includes great time-saving ideas, practical solutions, checklists, and advice on controlling paperwork, delegating and working with others, prioritizing to focus on key issues, and getting and staying organized. This new third edition contains new practical tips
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forsyth, Patrick.
Successful time management.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2016
(DLC) 2016024638
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Forsyth
ISBN: 9780749475819 0749475811
OCLC Number: 950751016
Description: xii, 160 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Time: a key resource --
opportunities and difficulties --
Making it work --
personal approach --
productivity gain --
Speculate to accumulate --
Perfect time --
2. First steps towards effective time management --
Your work mix --
Assessing your current working practice --
Plan the work and work the plan --
What kind of system? --
Setting clear objectives --
Thinking ahead --
Spend time to save time --
Taking time to think --
Be prepared to say `no' --
To be, or not to be (perfect) --
Work smarter not longer --
Reward yourself --
Maintaining good intentions --
3. Getting (and staying) organized --
Work the plan --
Batch your tasks --
Use your diary effectively --
Schedule appointments with care --
Clear your desk --
Avoid `cherry picking' --
internet --
Highlight key facts --
Insist on quality --
Action or investment --
Working with a secretary or PA --
Use a `document parking' system --
Make use of checklists --
Directing the techniques at particular result areas --
Intermission... take a break --
4. Combating the time wasters --
greatest time waster? --
Why uncomfortable is good --
When performance is inadequate --
Recognizing reality --
Identifying opportunities --
Handling personal interruptions --
Handling telephone interruptions --
Save time getting through --
Make messages accurate --
Email --
On the move --
5. Emails: shortcut or time black hole? --
Email versus snail mail --
Email: possible disadvantages --
Basic guidelines --
Systematic sorting --
Digital signatures and other security devices --
Jargon and acronyms --
Attachments --
Hyperlinks --
Potential problems --
6. First things first --
Pareto's law --
Make the miscellaneous a priority --
Schedule --
backwards --
Be honest about deadlines --
Review task methodology --
Eliminate the unnecessary --
Danger --
keep your distance --
Be confident of your priorities --
7. Controlling the paperwork --
Aim to minimize paperwork --
Make a habit of brevity --
Minimize your paper handling --
Do not let files and filing waste time --
Keep papers neat --
Computerize it --
but carefully --
Do not duplicate information unnecessarily --
Do not prolifrate information unnecessarily --
Do not put it in writing --
Write faster --
WPB --
the most time-saving object in your office --
8. Working with other people --
socializing organization --
Informal contact --
Making a working lunch work --
Consider a day out --
No conflict --
no wasted time --
right people --
need for clear instructions --
Don't do it --
delegate --
Swap tasks to save time --
Develop your people --
Simply the most time-saving phrase in the language --
Do not hover --
Motivate your people --
Provide specific time management help for staff --
Make and keep some firm rules --
Meetings --
danger or opportunity? --
9. Final words.
Series Title: Creating success.
Responsibility: Patrick Forsyth.

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Maximise your productivity both at work and at home with this essential guide packed with tools to help you manage your time effectively.  Read more...

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