Chris Croft
Tips of the Month – Archive

Time management Tip 15



Four levels of time management

Self discipline and assertiveness

Making goals into action

Did you ‘achieve’ and ‘enjoy’ today?

Poem: My hands were busy through the day

New year’s resolutions that work

Junk calls

Looking forward 5 years

Action versus activity

My top ten

Personality Drivers

Bunch of grapes

Ideas of beating procrastination

Putting up a sign

Money won’t make you happy

Interruptions – some ideas

Interruptions - less time or later

Beating procrastination at Christmas

Planning the year ahead

Examples of efficient systems

Deciding what’s important

Laziness – the root of all problems

Why box 1 is bad

Take time to…

Welcome to the afterlife

Writing everything down

Are interruptions a problem? then why not try putting up a sign, not saying just "Please don't disturb" (most of the time that won't work) but putting WHY you don't want to be disturbed and when you'll be free. For example, "Please do not disturb until 11.00, I'm writing my monthly report".

This will give them the information they need in order to decide whether to interrupt you - can they wait till 11?

Is their problem more important than your monthly report?..And if people still come in you can say "Didn't you see my sign?" and "Can it wait until 11.00 when I'm free?"

that's it - just a short one today

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