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Productivity For Dummies by Ciara Conlon

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Chapter 13

Task Management

In This Chapter

arrow Experiencing the power of lists

arrow Debunking the benefits of traditional to-do lists

arrow Finding the perfect task management system

arrow Letting an app track your time

Managing the work you need to do is always a challenge. You have to remember what needs to be done, prioritise it and then reprioritise it daily. Staying in control, on time, on target and on track are testing for everyone.

Task management has become a hot topic over the past number of years with first the introduction of team project management tools, helping teams stay on top of their projects, and then the introduction of the individual task management tools, enabling people to not only take control of their work tasks but also have a way to capture, organise and monitor the progress of their personal tasks. This chapter guides you through the nitty gritty.

Introducing the Power of Lists

The humble list has always been a useful tool to get things under control, to simplify more complex issues and to enable progress. People use lists to understand the world around them. People make ...

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