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Time Management: How Do You Handle Paperwork?

We’re all trying to go paperless…believe it or not.  However, some coworkers are still burying us with documents.  Some clients and colleagues still need signed originals.  How do we handle the paperwork?

Let’s take a look at some causes for paperwork pressure:  Indecision.  Lack of a system.  Perfectionism.

Here are some possible solutions for handling paperwork.

Develop a system for simplifying paperwork.  […]

Time Management: How Do You Handle Paperwork?2019-09-27T09:10:02-05:00

Time Management: How Do You Handle Drop-In Visitors?

 

Your organization expects great results, not just great relationships.  Throughout the day people may plop themselves in your office and want to chit chat.  Of course, want to get along with people, but we also have to get things done.  How do we handle drop-in visitors?

Let’s take a look at some causes for drop-in visitors:  Open-door policy.

No plan for […]

Time Management: How Do You Handle Drop-In Visitors?2019-09-27T08:59:10-05:00

Time Management: How Do You Handle Phone Interruptions?

Do you get lots of phone calls?  Does your phone ever stop ringing?   Do you find it difficult not to answer?  How do we handle phone interruptions?  Let’s take a look at some causes and solutions for phone interruptions.

Here are some causes:  No planning for handling unexpected calls.  No plans for un-availability.  Lack of delegation.  Inability to terminate the […]

Time Management: How Do You Handle Phone Interruptions?2019-09-19T10:57:40-05:00

Time Management: What Controls Your Time?

Always feel like you are running a little bit behind?  Are you endlessly taking phone calls and responding to text messages?  Does it feel like other people are controlling your life?  What controls our time?

That’s a great question.  What controls our time?  Tasks and activities in which we have total control, and tasks and activities in which we have […]

Time Management: What Controls Your Time?2019-09-19T10:08:19-05:00

Resilience: How Do I Move Forward?

Have you been knocked down and have you gotten back up?  Now catch your breath.  It’s time to move forward?

One of the best ways to move forward is to set some realistic goals.  Nothing outrageous, nothing sensational…just set some simple goals that are sensible.

Start by taking care of yourself.  Consider being well-fed, well-rested, and well-exercised.  Small accomplishments in these […]

Resilience: How Do I Move Forward?2019-09-05T15:07:48-05:00
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