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How to organize yourself
How to organize yourself
Caunt, John2016
"Many people find it hard to get on top of their workload. They constantly bounce from one task to another and struggle to prioritize, which can have a serious impact on productivity. How to Organize Yourself helps readers develop effective organizational skills and dramatically improve the way they work. It contains tips on how to determine goals, prioritize and manage time, overcome distractions, build positive work habits, focus on the things that produce results, avoid information overload, and make effective use of technology. New in this fifth edition is updated content covering technological and software advances and the ubiquitous presence of smart phones and tablets"--"How to Organize Yourself will help you to dramatically improve the way you work. With great tips on how to determine your goals, prioritize your tasks and manage your time, it also includes practical advice on how to: focus on the things that produce results; overcome distractions; build positive work habits; avoid information overload and make effective use of technology. Now in its fifth edition, new content covers the latest software advances that can help you get organized, how to deal with the ubiquitous presence of smartphones and how to adapt to the ever increasing scope for interruption and procrastination in our 24/7 lives. How to Organize Yourself will enable you to take control of your workload, reduce stress and fatigue, and free up time for the things that really matter. The creating success series of books... With over one million copies sold, the hugely popular Creating Success series covers a wide variety of topics and is written by an expert team of internationally best-selling authors and business experts. This indispensable business skills collection is packed with new features, practical content and inspiring guidance for readers across all stages of their careers"--
Main title:
5th ed.
London : Kogan Page, 2016.
vii, 169 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series title:
Revised edition of the author's How to organize yourself, 2014.
Introduction 1 Know where you are going -- Reasons for disorganization -- Attitudes towards organizing -- Setting objectives -- Balancing the different elements of your life 2 Organize your time -- How you use time now -- Planning and tracking your activities -- Activity tracking -- Scheduling your time - estimating time requirements -- Procrastination -- Meeting deadlines 3 Understand the way you work -- Schedule tasks at appropriate times -- Maintain concentration and motivation -- Mobilize the power of habit -- Organize your decision making 4 Organize information -- Identify the important information -- Adopt a systematic approach -- Avoid overload -- Read more efficiently -- Manage your memory 5 Organize the way you work with others -- A strategy for meetings -- Delegate -- Overcome distractions and interruptions -- Learn to say 'no' 6 Organize your space -- Tackle disorganized work space -- Eliminate paper piles -- Clear clutter at home 7 Organize filing systems -- Setting up your filing system -- Filing documents -- Electronic filing of paper documents -- Organizing computer files 8 Use technology to assist -- Know when not to use technology -- Software choices -- Useful tools -- Rapid input of data -- Organize internet research 9 Organize yourself at home and away -- Working from home -- Organizing yourself away from the office 10 Keep up the good work -- Review your objectives -- Check your progress -- Find ways of staying on track -- What if old habits reappear?.
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Hampton LibraryComputers and Business650.11 CAUAvailable