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TIME SPENT ON E-MAIL

If you multiply 1.23 hours (the extra time spent daily on e-mail) by 5 days for 52 weeks, the average person is spending 320 hours per year of extra time handling e-mail.

SUBTRACT A FEW STEPS

Reduce double handling wherever possible. For example, putting dirty dishes directly into the dishwasher instead of stacking them in the sink, and putting groceries directly into the cupboards from the shopping bags instead of first putting them on the counter.

THE NEED TO GET ORGANIZED

Most office employees waste at least 45% of the day.

 

EVALUATE YOUR MEETINGS

90% of meetings accomplish little

 

TAKE A BREAK

A laptop ad: The good news is that you're always connected to the office. The bad news is that you're always connected to the office.

A FUNCTIONAL OFFICE

An excess of neatness is counterproductive. The important thing is how quickly you can lay your hands on material you need-not how neatly the labels on the folders are calligraphied.

CLOSET CONTROL

We start each session with the clothes hangers facing the same way and reverse them as we wear the items. At the end of the season we get rid of everything that hasn't been used.

TAKE A COMPLETE BREAK

WE should not to work during lunch. We should spend the time in casual conversation, enjoying the food.

 

YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD FOR GOALS

Living aimlessly from one day to the next can lead to senility. New goals should be set upon retirement.

HOUR OF POWER

Tackle your hardest work when you are the sharpest. Your enthusiasm during this time has a targeted velocity.

 

LOWER YOUR STANDARDS

This suggestion may strike a hot button with perfectionists, why have a kitchen floor you can eat off of if everyone else uses the table?

ARE LEFT-HANDED PEOPLE MORE ORGANIZED?

Not according to the book, Positive Living & Health. Many organizational tasks are carried out by the right hemisphere.

TIMELY QUOTE

Manage your time as if your life depended on it … because it does.

 
 

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