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This e-book has been written to enable you to find an additional hour in your day. By providing you with the skills and techniques to manage your time more efficiently and effectively, you can easily discover an additional hour in your day for spending with your family, or just sleeping in that bit later!
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About Management Consultancy International
The 25-Hour Day
- Know Yourself
- Getting to Know You
- Be Respectful but Honest
- Thinking Further
- Chapter 1: Know Yourself
- Follow Your Productivity Cycle
- Know Your Energy Cycle
- Mr Example’s Energy Cycle
- Your Productive Cycle
- Chapter 2: Follow Your Productivity Cycle
- Technology & Time Management
- The Internet
- Determine Your Priorities
- The Urgent/Important Matrix
- Urgent but Unimportant
- Urgent and Important
- Important but Not Urgent
- Neither Urgent nor Important
- Further Notes on Your Priorities
- Begin with a To-Do List
- Chapter 3: Technology and Time Wasters
- Time Saving Tips with Outlook
- The Outlook Site Map
- Time & Activities
- Other Folders
- A Closer Look at the Task Function
- Create a New Task
- Change the Task Folder View
- Customise the View of Daily Tasks
- Customise the Inbox
- Convert an Email to a Task
- Use Task Request for Delegation
- Making the Most of the Calendar
- Block Out the Calendar
- Schedule a Meeting
- Sharing Calendars
- Colour Code the Calendar
- Chapter 4: Time Saving Tips with Outlook
- Organise Outlook
- Set Up Folders & Subfolders
- Create a Rule
- Colour Code Emails
- Set Up a New Contact (from an email)
- Follow Up on a Contact Note
- Change the Default Opening Window
- Convert Email to an Appointment
- Disable Default Reminders
- Plan to be Organised
- A Simple Aid to Outlook
- Chapter 5: Organise with Outlook
- Increase Productivity with Focus
- Identifying Goals
- Short Term Goals
- Medium Term Goals
- Long Term Goals
- Create a Time Management Plan
- Exercise 3: Do You Kno-w Your Goals?
- Thinking More on Your Goals
- Establish Your Priorities
- The ABC System of Prioritisation
- The Prioritisation Matrix
- The Pareto Principle
- Increase Productivity with Focus
- How Do You Really Spend Your Time?
- The Time Audit
- Mr Example’s Time-Audit
- Conduct Your Time-Audit
- Tricks to Increase Your Time
- Deal with Interruptions
- Handling Phone Calls
- Saying No
- Review Your Desk Set Up
- Good Communication Equals Efficiency
- Improve Your Personal Skills
- Streamline Email Communications
- How Do You Really Spend Your Time
- 25 Hour Day Conclusion
- Discovered Your Extra Hour?
- Where can I find further help?
- E-book Evaluation
About the Author
MCI provides organisations with three main streams of core programs that link learning objectives to business success:
1. MCI works with large and small organisations to implement internationally recognised standards for investing in their people.
2. MCI provides traineeships that lead to capability improvements at all levels.
3. MCI runs a suite of trainer development programs including the new Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment (TAA04).
MCI is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and partners with your team to provide government-funded training opportunities that lead to national certificates for staff. MCI provides programs in customer service, sales, and frontline management that lead to higher levels of effectiveness and enable internal career progression.
MCI adopts a unique “building block” approach to training that allows learners to work towards attaining leading Australian certifications, or simply attend a range of short courses.
Our experienced team is committed to assisting your learning and development division to become a profit centre that adds value to the business.
To find out more about how MCI can help you to achieve your personal, professional, and corporate goals, please visit our website at www.mci.edu.au or telephone us on 1300 768 550.
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