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

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Communication time saver

Lextech CEO Alex Bratton has found that the number one time management challenge of his employees is connected to how they communicate with each other; he thinks they could find a more efficient way. Alex explains: "Lots of time is wasted in context switching to address many short e-mails, instant messages, and other requests for information in the work day."

What does Bratton recommend as an alternative communication strategy to save time? "I think batching up conversational topics for different people so everyone can have fewer but more productive discussions rather than dozens of separate simultaneous conversations is a big productivity boost," he suggests. "I encourage everyone to keep a list of topics to be addressed ...

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