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The Smart Solution Book by Mr. David Cotton

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Tool 44

The work map

What the tool is

The Work map can be used by individuals or teams working together to recoup time – the most valuable commodity at work. It produces a graphical snapshot of the individual’s or group’s work and prompts a series of questions about how time is being used, where a disproportionate amount of time may be used in undeserving areas, what we want from others and they from us and how we can start to rationalise what we do and so start to use our time more effectively.

When to use it

  • The work map is very useful in analysing where your own time goes and discovering ways of recouping lost time.
  • It can also be a powerful tool to use with a small team working together.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Pen and paper.

How to ...

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