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Successful Time Management

Successful Time Management
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ISBN: 978-87-7681-662-9
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Pages : 52
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Do you make the most of your time or are you always chasing your tail? Do you use to-do lists?

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  1. Description
  2. Preface
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  4. About the Author
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  6. Reviews

Description

Do you make the most of your time or are you always chasing your tail?

Do you use to-do lists? Planners? And do you know what tasks and activities to focus on at any given time?

Today, we have more and more demands made upon us at home and at work than any time in history - tighter deadlines, more work, juggling priorities - you name it!

In this textbook you’ll will learn skills and techniques to prioritise your work, how to avoid time wasting events and how to communicate what you want and what you don't want!

Preface

Do you make the most of your time or are you always chasing your tail?

Do you use to-do lists? Planners? And do you know what tasks and activities to focus on at any given time?

Today, we have more and more demands made upon us at home and at work than any time in history - tighter deadlines, more work, juggling priorities - you name it!

In this textbook you’ll will learn skills and techniques to prioritise your work, how to avoid time wasting events and how to communicate what you want and what you don't want!

Sean McPheat, the Founder and Managing Director of management development specialists, MTD Training is the author of this publication. Sean has been featured on CNN, BBC, ITV, on numerous radio stations and has contributed to many newspapers. He’s been featured in over 250 different publications as a thought leader within the management development and training industry.

MTD has been working with a wide variety of clients (both large and small) in the UK and internationally for several years.

MTD specialise in providing:

• In-house, tailor made management training courses (1-5 days duration)

• Open courses (Delivered throughout the UK at various locations)

• Management & leadership development programmes (From 5 days to 2 years)

• Corporate and executive coaching (With senior or middle managers)

MTD provide a wide range of management training courses and programmes that enable new and experienced managers to maximise their potential by gaining or refining their management and leadership skills.

Our team of highly skilled and experienced trainers and consultants have all had distinguished careers in senior management roles and bring with them a wealth of practical experience to each course. At MTD Training we will design and deliver a solution that suits your specific needs addressing the issues and requirements from your training brief that best fits your culture, learning style and ways of working.

Our programmes are delivered when and where you need them! We believe that training should be fun, highly interactive and provide “real world” practical techniques and methods that you can use back in the office – and that’s exactly what we provide.

Content

Preface

1. Introduction
1.1 The Importance of Time Management
1.2 Brief Exercise
1.3 A Time Management Goal

2. How Is Your Time Management?
2.1 Self-Test
2.2 Daily Activity Log

3. Goal Setting
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Locke and Latham’s Goal Setting Theory
3.2.1 Clarity
3.2.2 Challenge
3.2.3 Commitment
3.2.4 Feedback
3.2.5 Task Complexity
3.3 S.M.A.R.T. Goals
3.3.1 Specific
3.3.2 Measurable
3.3.3 Attainable
3.3.4 Realistic
3.3.4 Timely
3.4 Backward Goal-Setting

4. Tools for Prioritization
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Important vs. Urgent
4.3 Paired Comparison Analysis
4.4 Grid Analysis
4.5 Pareto Analysis
4.6 Nominal Group Technique
4.7 Delegation

5. Managing Interruptions
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Take Responsibility for Interruptions You Cause
5.3 More Tips for Managing Interruptions

6. Managing Procrastination
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Defining Procrastination
6.3 Indicators of Procrastination
6.4 Why You Procrastinate
6.4.1 You Find the Task Unpleasant
6.4.2 You Are Disorganized
6.4.3 You Find the Task Overwhelming
6.4.4 You Are a Perfectionist
6.4.5 You Are Having Trouble Making a Decision
6.5 Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination
6.5.1 Introduction
6.5.2 When the Task is Unpleasant
6.5.3 When You Are Disorganized
6.5.4 When the Project Feels Overwhelming
6.5.5 When You Are a Perfectionist
6.5.6 When You Are Having Trouble Making a Decision

7. Scheduling
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Scheduling Options
7.2.1 Long Term Schedules
7.2.2 Medium Term Schedules
7.2.3 Short Term Schedules

8. Resources

About the Author

Website:
www.m-t-d.co.uk

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Reviews

Valerie D. Gehring ★★★★★

I am guilty of procrastination and I'm so happy that I have found ways to manage it. Book has great concepts and very organized and clear.

Sabri ElSegini ★★★★☆

very useful