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Be an achiever: a handbook to get things done

Author: Moss, Geoffrey Publisher: Moss Associates, 1993.Language: EnglishDescription: 113 p. : Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9810020287Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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. . . .CON TENTS PREFACE Be An Achiever Be An Achiever 8 9 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ADVICE FROM ACHIEVERS 10 GET STARTED 12 Write your own obituary............................................................................ 12 13 Where would you like to go? ..................................................................... What do you want to achieve? .................................................................. 14 14 What is your secret ambition? ............................................................... PLANS.PRINCIPLES AND PRIORITIES 17 PLAN YOUR FUTURE ................................................................................17 Your choices ............................................................................................. 17 1ook for objectives and basic principles ...................................................19 PLAN YOUR WORK ................................................................................... 20 What is your job? ..................................................................................... 0 2 20 Determine your work load ......................................................................... Budget your time .......................................................................................21 Budget your resources .............................................................................. 21 Set your priorities ...................................................................................... 21 An action plan ........................................................................................... 22 Good working habits ............................................................................... 23 One job at a time ....................................................................................... 23 23 Tacklejobs step by step ........................................................................... Decide on basic units ................................................................................ 24 Recommendations .................................................................................... 24 Plan each day ........................................................................................... 5 2 SMART WAYS TO GET THINGS DONE 26 26 When do you work best? .......................................................................... Don't become a perfectionist ..................................................................... 26 Make fast decisions ................................................................................... 26 Captureyour fleeting ideas ..................................................................... 2 8 Keep records ............................................................................................ 29 Win the paper war ..................................................................................... 29 30 Use the six D system ................................................................................. Answering letters ................................................................................ 30 TIME- WASTERS AND TRIVIA 31 Your main enemies .................................................................................. 3 1 Procrastination .......................................................................................3 1 Overcoming procrastination ...................................................................... 31 Interruptions ............................................................................................. 32 ................................32 Overcoming interruptions ................................. . . Time-wasters ............................................................................................ 33 Dealing with time-wasters .......................................................................34 HELPFUL CHECKLISTS AND HINTS 35 AGENDA FOR A FORMAL MEETING .Keep to a sequence ........................37 AUDIENCE ANALYSIS .Do your research ................................................ 3 8 BORROWING MONEY FOR A BUSINESS .Start with a plan ..................... 39 BRAIN-STORMING .Generating ideas to solve problems .........................44 CAREER CHOICE .Job satisfaction is important ....................................... 45 CHAIRING A MEETING .Hints for a chairperson ..................................... 47 CONFERENCE OR CONVENTION . Planning and organisation ................... 49 51 CURRICULUM VITAE (C. V.) .Your personal fact sheet ............................. DELEGA TlON . How to delegate jobs ........................................................ 52 DICTATION IS EASY .How to start ......................................................... 53 54 DISPLAYS AND EXHIBITS .Rules for success ......................................... FAX AND TELEX MESSAGES .Save time and money ................................ 55 IMPASSE .Dealing with a deadlock ....................................................... 58 INTERVIEWS . When applying for a job ............................................... 9 5 When selecting staff ........................................................ 60 INTRODUCING A SPEAKER - Create interest............................................ 61 JOB SATISFACTION Enjoy your work .....................................................62 LEADERSHIP - Can be learnt .............................................................. 63 LECTURES - Preparing a lecture ............................................................. 65 Delivering a lecture .............................................................69 Getting more from a lecture ................................................ 70 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR .Free publicity ............................................... 71 - 72 LISTENING . Improve your listening ......................................................... MEDIA SUPPORT .Work for mutual benefits ...........................................74 MEETINGS .Run better meetings .............................................................76 NEGOTIATION .Ways to reach an agreement .......................................... 77 PROBLEM SOLVING .Look for alternatives .............................................78 QUESTIONS . How to get more information ............................................. 79 REPORTS .Make recommendations ......................................................... 81 STRESS . Reduce it ............................................................................... 85 87 SUPERVISION .Principles of supervision ................................................. How to be a good boss ................................................... 8 7 88 TELEPHONE TIPS - Make better use of your telephone ............................. THANKING A SPEAKER .Speak for the audience ...................................... 91 TIMESAVING TIPS - Get things done in the office ................................... 92 TRAINING . Aim for action ...................................................................... 94 Planning is the key to success .............................................. 94 Training ways ....................................................................... 97 TRAVEL - Tips for trips ............................................................................ 100 On long international flights .................................................... 102 In foreign countries ................................................................. 102 Warnings ................................................................................. 103 VISUAL AIDS - Improve your presentations ............................................ 105 WRITE FOR EASY READING - Keep it simple and lively .......................... 106 INDEX 108

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