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How to manage your time by Mike Clayton

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Who are you doing things for?

You have learnt about how to be effective in using the time you have, and know how to establish your priorities and avoid time stealers. But do you find yourself spending a lot of your valuable time doing things for other people? You will certainly know the answer to this question if you spent some time keeping a time log, as described in Chapter 2. If you do, you are not alone. Brilliant time managers are able to limit the time they spend doing things for others, to make more time to do things for themselves.

But it is important to be clear that there is nothing wrong with doing something for someone else. What is important is your reason for ...

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