101 Ways To Have A Great Day At Work

101 Ways To Have A Great Day At Work

by Stephanie Davidson
     
 

Your workday can be a source of satisfaction with these quick, effective solutions for busy people. This book is a treasure trove of 101 ways to improve productivity, minimize stress and be happier at work.

"These tips and techniques are quick, to the point, motivating and realistic." —Ken Castleberry, Director, MCI Telecommunications

"Whether you need a

Overview

Your workday can be a source of satisfaction with these quick, effective solutions for busy people. This book is a treasure trove of 101 ways to improve productivity, minimize stress and be happier at work.

"These tips and techniques are quick, to the point, motivating and realistic." —Ken Castleberry, Director, MCI Telecommunications

"Whether you need a quick pick-me-up, a good reminder about what it's all about, or even a gentle kick in the seat of the pants, this practical and insightful wisdom has it all." —Susan Greathead, President, LeadAmerica Training & Consulting, Inc.

"What a difference this book has made in my day-to-day productivity and stress levels." —Tricia Mathes, Vice President, NPS Staffing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781887166416
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
114
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.33(d)

Read an Excerpt

#1: Make a List
Reflect back to the time you accepted your position. What were the aspects of this job that were important to you then? Try to remember how excited you were about these.
Now list ten reasons why you still like your job. Keep this list where you will come across it occasionally. When you do come across it, stop what you are doing and read it.

#41: Take Ten!
The next time you can't get started on a task or project, tell yourself you will only work on it for ten minutes. Chances are you will stick with it once you've started, but even if you move on after ten minutes, you will have accomplished that much more.

#61: Go the Extra Mile
Give twice as much today as you normally do. Really go the extra mile. Instead of focusing on how much you have to do, or how little you get paid for it, give it all you've got just for today.

#91: Try Something Different
Albert Einstein's definition of insanity is to "keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results." If you're not getting the results you're after, why not try a different way?

#101: List Your Accomplishments
Make a list of all the things you have accomplished in the past year. There are at least seven. Reflect on how productive you really have been, and how many great days you've had. Make today another one.

Meet the Author

Stephanie Goddard Davidson is the CEO of Workforce Management Solutions and is a specialist in human resources, training and development. Her techniques have been used by Fortune 100 companies with incredible success.

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