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Best Practices: Time Management by John Hoover

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“Anything becomes urgent if you wait long enough.”

—Danny Cox, author of Leadership When the Heat Is On

The efficient use of time can make all the difference between effectiveness and ineffectiveness. It is a natural outgrowth of organization, which makes the most of your time and energy.

Self-Assessment Quiz

YOUR ORGANIZATION I.Q.

Read each of the following statements and indicate whether you agree or disagree. Then check your score and study the analysis at the end.

  1. I let mail accumulate. • Agree • Disagree
  2. The horizontal spaces in my work area are so covered with stuff there’s no space to work. • Agree • Disagree
  3. People get annoyed because I never return calls or answer e-mails. • Agree • Disagree
  4. I avoid socializing ...

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