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Managing time: expert solutions to everyday challenges

Series: Pocket mentor series Publisher: Harvard Business School Press, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 94 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 142210186XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Print HD69 .T5 M36 2006
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Includes bibliographical references


Managing Time Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges Contents Mentor's Message: Leverage Your Time to Manage It ix How to Leverage Your Time: Assess and Plan 1 How to Look at the Big Picture 3 Determine what you really want to be doing with your time. What's the value of leveraging your time? 5 Why do we do what we do? 6 Look strategically at the big picture 6 How to Audit Your Time 9 Describe the goal-achieving categories within your job. Then perform a time audit by tracking how you are actually spending your time. Create a big-picture vision of where you want to be 10 Break down your work into goal-related categories 11 Audit your time for one week 13 Compare your audit results to your goals 18 How to Develop Your Plan 19 Determine the feasibility of your time plan. Make sure that it can be achieved. Reality-check your actual and target time allocations 21 How to Manage Your Time: Implement 25 How to Time-Box 27 Use this powerful scheduling tool to help you implement your time-management plan. Time-box a realistic schedule 28 How to time-box 29 How to Manage Your Time 35 Monitor your progress and make corrections as needed. Monitor and evaluate your schedule 36 How can you reduce time spent on lowpriority activities? Delegate! 37 Delegate creatively 39 Delegate for results 40 How to Overcome Obstacles 43 Recognize and confront common obstacles to managing your time. Recognize common obstacles to managing your time 44 Deal with adverse cultures and working environments 45 vi Contents Leverage your time in a time-sensitive business 49 Deal with disorganized work spaces 52 Confront procrastination 57 Avoid poorly planned meetings and unnecessary travel 57 Take time to avoid or overcome obstacles 62 How to Develop Good Time-Management Habits 63 Implement these useful ideas for developing good timemanagement habits. Manage messages 64 Tips and Tools 69 FAQs 71 Frequently asked questions about managing your time are answered by the mentor. Tools for Managing Your Time 75 Worksheets to help you plan, implement, and evaluate leveraging your time. Test Yourself 81 A helpful review of concepts presented in this guide. Take it before and after you've read the guide to see how much you've learned. Answers to test questions 84 Contents vii To Learn More 87 Further titles of articles and books if you want to go more deeply into the topic. Sources for Managing Time 93 Notes 96 For you to use as ideas come to mind.

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