Time Management For Dummies

Time Management For Dummies

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"Jeffrey Mayer does the impossible. He makes time management fun and offers solid suggestions on how to get 65 minutes out of every hour." New Jersey Business "The most tangible and immediate result of Mayers work is a clean, organized desk where once there was a cluttered nightmare." Chicago Sun-Times "Jeffrey Mayer is the messy managers solution to piles of files." Newsweek Filled with Time-Saving Tips to Get You Organized! Accomplish More In Less Time Do you come into the office early, stay late, and work weekends? Do you spend so much time in meetings or putting out fires that you don't have enough time for your important work? If you answered "Yes" to either of these questions and want to become more efficient, effective, and productive, the steps you need to take are in this book. Jeffrey J. Mayer, dubbed "Mr. Neat the Clutterbuster" by USA Today, provides you with hundreds of timesaving ideas, techniques, and strategies to help you save at least an hour a day including the latest on time-management tools as well as brand-new tips on organizing your life at home and getting more out of your time on the road. His common sense approach to time management will get you organized, make you more productive, and get you home for dinner. Save at least an hour a day and discover how to: Organize your desk and files in just a few hours Master your day by creating a Master List for tasks Prioritize your business and personal life with a daily planner Put your calendar, Rolodex, and to-do list inside your computer Optimize your time on the phone and with voice mail and e-mail systems Improve your ability to communicate effectively Set goals for yourself and keep them!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • forms
  • 0764551450
  • 9780764551451

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Improve Your Time Management System. Chapter 1: The Time Management Mind-Set. Chapter 2: Getting and Staying Organized. Chapter 3: The Worlds Most Effective Follow-Up System: The Master List. Chapter 4: Taking Control: Using Your Daily Planner. Chapter 5: ACT!ing Lessons, or Learn How to Put. Your Daily Planner Inside Your Computer. PART II: Taking Care of Business. Chapter 6: Do the Right Job at the Right Time. Chapter 7: Take Control of Your Business Appointments. Chapter 8: Maintain Control of Your Conversations. Chapter 9: Helping People Make Decisions Faster. PART III: Improve Your Ability to Communicate Information. Chapter 10: Make the Telephone Your Friend. Chapter 11: Increase Your Productivity with Voice Mail. Chapter 12: Write More Effective Correspondence. Chapter 13: The Ins and Outs of E-Mail (Or Is It the Ups and Downs?). PART IV: Looking Out for No. 1. Chapter 14: Make Winning Presentations. Chapter 15: Promote Yourself. Chapter 16: Do the Right Things and Youll Get the Right Results. Chapter 17: A Winning Attitude and Good Work Habits Are the Keys to Success. PART V: Time Management on the Go. Chapter 18: Setting Up Your Home Office. Chapter 19: Creating a Healthy Work Environment. Chapter 20: Planning Your Business Trip. PART VI: Technology and Time Management. Chapter 21: Getting More Out of Your Computer. Chapter 22: Handheld Personal Computers: The New Time Management Tool. Chapter 23: Software That Will Save You Time. Chapter 24: Keeping Your Computer Healthy. PART VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: Ten Tips for a Top-Notch Filing System. Chapter 26: Ten Timesaving Tips for Getting More out of Technical Support. Chapter 27: Ten Ways to Make the Most of Your Commuting Time. Index. Book Registration Informaion.show more

About Jeffrey J. Mayer

About the Author Jeffrey J. Mayer is one of the countrys foremost authorities on time management. His Chicago-based firm, Mayer Enterprises, provides time-management consulting to many Fortune 500 companies including Ameritech, Sears, Roebuck Co., and R.R. Donnelley. He has been featured extensively in the media, including interviews by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Newsweek, and Fortune. He has appeared on the Today Show, CNN, CNBC, and ABC News and is the bestselling author of If You Havent Got the Time To Do It Right, When Will You Have the Time to Do it Over?, Hungry Minds ACT!(R) 4 For Windows(R) For Dummies(R), and Success Is a Journey. He is the publisher of the ACT! in ACTion newsletter which is also published online at ACTnews.com.show more