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Time Management for New Employees by Prakash V Rao

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Activity management

Let's explore further the previous definition of time management. At the highest level, there are three key words to inspect: activities, events, and control.

I use the term "activity" to denote something that requires action or something that is done. The subject is "active." Thus, activities include tasks, chores, duties, and routines. I use the term "event" to denote something that happens. The subject is a participant in or is affected by events. Thus, events include meetings, appointments, and group activities. For the purpose of this chapter, I will use the two terms interchangeably. The rest of this chapter is focused on the concept of controlling both activities and events, the concept of event control.

Event control ...

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