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

Kenneth Zeigler

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Format: Paperback, 128pp.
ISBN: 9780071591386
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Pub. Date: July 4, 2008

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“Why are you doing what you're doing when you're doing it?”

If you can account for one-hundred percent of time spent in the workplace, you're more organized than most people; if not, you need to rethink your day. Getting Organized at Work provides 24 proven tips, tools, and strategies that will help you analyze your use of time, root out inefficiencies, and change bad habits. Address the practical, realistic challenges inside and you'll soon see measurable differences in your productivity. This constructive, high-speed guide offers all the information you'll need to:
  • Organize and prioritize the elements of your day
  • Develop and use a master list to keep your mind clear and the work flowing
  • Set realistic goals by anticipating unplanned, time-wasting obstacles
  • Plan, schedule, and conduct meetings so you don't waste your-and everyone else's-precious time
  • Convert your telephone and email inboxes from time-wasters into time-savers
These simple tips will help you eliminate confusion and work more efficently. Before you know it, you’ll be getting more done in less time, and ending each day more satisfied than you thought possible.

Getting Organized at Work is the first step to creating a career-boosting time-management system, the benefits of which you’ll enjoy for years to come.

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

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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!
Take control of your day
Train others
Get projects done
Think realistically
Plan your work
Don't procrastinate
Organize your work
Add closure daily
Use the "veggie principle" daily
Plan for power
Prioritize requests
Give specific directions
Find more time for you
Control your desk
Manage your desk
Limit interruptions
Manage your e-mail
Master outgoing e-mail
Manage incoming calls
Master outgoing calls
Plan meetings smartly
Run smart meetings
Close and execute
The McGraw-Hill Mighty Managers Handbooks

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