time management strategies

What do you do with your time?

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One of the hardest things to do in a job is to get work done through other people. It’s even more difficult when you don’t have direct authority over the people assigned to complete a task. Without a system, you can find yourself becoming victim to interruptions, everyday work flow, and the priorities of others.

When we ask people why they are not as efficient as they could be, common answers are range from not having enough time, not being in control of assignments, having too many priorities, and having constant interruptions.

People say they don’t have enough time, yet they have all there is! No one is making more. The real question is this: What you do with the time you have?

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Meetings that Go Nowhere

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Have you ever attended a meeting where nothing was accomplished? A meeting where only a few of the people who attended actually talked? A meeting without established timelines that seemed to drag on hours longer than needed?

At some point, it’s likely you will be asked to facilitate a meeting either at work or at an association outside of work. Will the meeting you facilitate be appreciated or dreaded? We can help you with that. There are five key points that everyone who runs a meeting should follow. Yes, they might sound basic, but each improves the process, outcome, and experience of the meeting. And those attending will appreciate it too!

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