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SELF-HELP

BEST TIME FOR APPOINTMENTS

Patrick Forsyth

The idea

Recognize that exactly when you program appointments makes a real difference to your productivity and think carefully about their scheduling. Allow sufficient time; one appointment running into another always causes problems. And always schedule a period of time—in other words, a finishing time as well as a start time. It is impossible to do this with 100 percent accuracy, but it helps to aim for what’s ideal.

In practice ...

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