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Productivity For Dummies by Ciara Conlon

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Chapter 9

Good Time Management

In This Chapter

arrow Figuring out how to track your time

arrow Using prioritising methods to determine what’s really important

arrow Finding ways to manage interruptions

Have you ever felt that there simply aren’t enough hours in the day? Or that life is passing you by and there is still so much you want to achieve? Why is it that some people seem to achieve so much more with their time than others? Time management is the process of planning how much time you’ll spend on tasks or activities during any given day. The purpose of which is to increase your effectiveness and productivity.

If you want to make more of your time, read on and see how you can become a high achiever by managing your time like a pro.

Keeping Track of It All

Time tracking is the process of noting what you do with your time. Like a lot of things in life, understanding your current position is a good place to start. Being aware of how things currently are will put you in a position to make better decisions about what needs to change. Very often, people are unaware of the real truth. They think they’re working as hard as they can, but in fact they waste time on social media or chat a little bit ...

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