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Delivering Time Management for IT Professionals: A Trainer's Manual by Dr. Jan Yager

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Summary

Here are the top ideas in this chapter:

  • By setting short- and long-term goals and prioritizing what project you should be working on now, you should feel more in control of what you should be doing as well as what you want to accomplish in the near and far future.
  • As goal experts E.A. Locke and G.P. Latham point out, to have the biggest positive impact on productivity a goal needs to be difficult, specific, and measureable.
  • There are reasons why you should prioritize a project or a task. Be clear about what is driving your decision about what to do now so you make the best use of your time.

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