Getting Organized at Work: 24 Lessons for Setting Goals, Establishing Priorities, and Managing Your Time

Getting Organized at Work: 24 Lessons for Setting Goals, Establishing Priorities, and Managing Your Time

by Kenneth Zeigler


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Getting Organized at Work helps you move past the clutter to enjoy unprecedented efficiency and productivity. With two-dozen easy-to-implement, time-saving tactics, this practical guide shows how to uncover and eliminate those nonessential activities that bog you down throughout the day, enabling you to accomplish the maximum amount of work in a minimal amount of time.

Getting Organized at Work teaches you how to:

  • Take control of your day o Plan your work o Organize your day
  • Set realistic goals o End the procrastination
  • Prioritize requests o Give specific direction
  • Manage your email o Master incoming calls
  • Plan meetings wisely
  • Delegate for maximum efficiency o Conquer your desk
  • Limit interruptions
  • Add closure to your day o Find more time for yourself

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071825870
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/08/2013
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,093,356
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kenneth Zeigler is a recognized expert on time management, organization, and productivity improvement. He has authored many articles on the subject and is the pioneer of the concept that the problem is not the system people use but rather their organization skill set.

Table of Contents

Organize for success!     1
Take control of your day     5
Train others     9
Get projects done     13
Think realistically     17
Plan your work     21
Don't procrastinate     25
Organize your work     29
Add closure daily     33
Use the "veggie principle" daily     37
Plan for power     41
Prioritize requests     45
Give specific directions     49
Find more time for you     53
Control your desk     57
Manage your desk     61
Limit interruptions     65
Manage your e-mail     69
Master outgoing e-mail     73
Manage incoming calls     77
Master outgoing calls     81
Delegate     85
Plan meetings smartly     89
Run smart meetings     93
Close and execute     97
The McGraw-Hill Mighty Managers Handbooks     105

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