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Business Professionals: Discover Hot Time Management Tips to Increase Productivity & Get More Done

New book, ‘Time Management to the Rescue: 36 ways to manage your workload through calendar management and productivity tools,’ by Business Management Daily helps increase workplace productivity by working smarter, not harder (or longer hours).

 
PRLog - Apr. 27, 2012 - FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Falls Church, Va. — The reality is: Increased workloads are here to stay. However, a powerful new book by Business Management Daily, ‘Time Management to the Rescue: 36 ways to manage your workload through calendar management and productivity tools,’ helps administrative professionals and employees at all levels of an organization take on new, expanded roles to achieve peak productivity.

According to Business Management Daily Editorial Director Pat DiDomenico, “It’s time to rethink the way you work. In recent years, businesses have been asking employees at all levels to take on new projects or roles, and basically do more work.”

DiDomenico adds, “If you’re handling more at the office and your job has turned into a “stretch job,” you may be wondering if there’s a better way to get more done in less time, relieve stress and avoid taking work home at night. And while you can’t create more hours in the day, you can learn how to use your time to the best advantage.”

Here are few ways employees can work reasonable hours, prioritize tasks, track productivity, organize their calendars and use tech tools and software to manage projects efficiently.

--Manage projects, not time. Match the task with the person. Give  snappy introductions. Cluster related projects. And make ‘just in time’ decisions.

--Managing interruptions. Don’t allow your open door policy to be abused. Let people know when you really can’t be interrupted. Discourage upward delegation. Encourage workers to make decisions for themselves. Put a curb on venting time. Arrange your office strategically. Stand up when an unannounced visitor enters. Learn to dismiss irrelevant interruptions. Use silence as a weapon.
--Master Delegation. Learn what to delegate versus give to yourself such as: Routine and repetitive jobs. Jobs requiring special expertise. Pet projects. Crises. Policy making. Personnel matters. Symbolic acts.

--Embrace technology.  Simplify with apps: Getting the right apps can help you get lots of things done without ever needing to open the computer. Apps can make it much easier than navigating websites. Digital archiving: The Internet is great for keeping track of content and capturing ideas. Sites like Del.icio.us let you bookmark websites to come back to later. Having a digital archive can save you time when you need to go back and find something later.

DiDomenico concludes, “Employees need to work smarter while embracing technology to speed tasks.  The payoff is more efficiency, less stress, improved performance and career wisdom – which ultimately helps you, your boss, your staff, and your organization’s bottom line!”

For more information visit http://www.amazon.com/Time-Management-Rescue-Business-Dai....

About Business Management Daily
Business Management Daily, based in Falls Church, Virginia, has been providing sound news and advice since 1937, giving business professionals the news, skills and strategies they need to grow their businesses, avoid legal pitfalls and advance their careers. For a full listing of all our books, training CDs, webinars, special reports and videos or to sign up for any of our FREE e-newsletters or reports on Human Resources, Leadership & Management, Office Management, Business Coaching, Employment Law, Administrative Professionals and Office Technology, please visit www.BusinessManagementDaily.com. Follow us on Twitter @BizDaily and 'Like' us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Business-Management-Daily/....

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