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

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Coping with the most common causes of work distractions

As you will see from the following discussion, even though three of the four reasons for interruptions are caused by others, you can still find solutions to those situations. The fourth reason, interruptions that you cause (even though that is most within your control), may actually be the hardest to cope with. This is because habits may become engrained and challenging to change, such as an addiction to constantly checking and rechecking e-mail, even during key business meetings.

  • Immediate external (the office environment)

    In Chapter 4, Getting Organized, we discussed organizing your office for maximum effectiveness. Take another look at your office now and consider how it works in terms of ...

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