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Overview

Quick and Easy-to-Implement Techniques for Making Better Use of Your Time, Both On and Off the Job

In today's fast-moving workplace, time has never had greater value—or been in shorter supply. Time Management provides you with the tools and techniques you need to make each minute count. Filled with workplace-tested strategies for either improving upon the systems you currently use or replacing them with methods that are proven to be more efficient and time-saving, this latest book in McGraw-Hill's renowned Briefcase Books series will provide you with:

  • Strategies for matching the right time-saving tool to each situation
  • Management techniques for recognizing and eliminating procrastination
  • Methods for working toward team goals while still saying "NO!" to time wasting activities and ideas

From reduced stress and frustration to increased confidence and fulfillment, the benefits of leading a time-managed life are immense and immediate. Discover how professionals from virtually every industry are getting more accomplished in less time, while lowering their minute-to-minute workloads and anxiety, with Time Management.

Briefcase Books are written specifically for today's busy manager. Each book features eye-catching icons, checklists, and sidebars to guide managers step-by-step through everyday workplace situations. Look for these innovative design features to help you navigate through each page:

[Key Terms icon] Clear definitions of key terms, concepts, and jargon

[Smart Managing icon] Ways to improve time usage for both you and your staff

[Tricks of the Trade icon] How-to hints for sensing and avoiding time wasting commitments

[Mistake proofing icon] Advice for limiting time management miscues and mistakes

[Caution icon] Warning signs for seeing—and heading off—deadline disasters

Stories and insights from the experiences of others

[Tools icon] Specific methods for improving your time management skills

Now, readers can develop better time management systems to meet deadlines and succeed in today's competitive work environment! This Express book explains how to prioritize and delegate, overcome procrastination, and create uninterrupted time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071406109
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/7/2003
  • Series: Briefcase Books Series
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 180
  • Sales rank: 698,986
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Marc Mancini, Ph.D. is a professor at West Los Angeles College and operates Marc Mancini Seminars and Consulting, the travel industry's largest provider of industry training.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Taming Time 1
2 A Few Myths About Managing Your Time 14
3 Lining Up Your Ducks: Prioritize! 29
4 Procrastination: The Thief of Time 42
5 Rocks, Blocks, Goals, and Clusters 56
6 How to Delegate Effectively 69
7 Learning to Say No 81
8 The Art of Anticipating 93
9 Plugging Time Leaks 113
10 Power Tools for Time Management 132
Index 158
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