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Entries from April 2007

Top 6 Excuses for Lack of Organization at the Work Office

April 30th, 2007 · No Comments

“I’ve got to get organized.”There is no seasonal limit on this intention. It is one of the top two resolutions every new year. It surfaces again at tax time in April, and then continues to spring up throughout the rest of the year, often remaining an elusive goal. Are any of the following excuses preventing […]

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Tags: Changing Times

Is There a Gender Advantage in Multitasking?

April 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Recently one of our blog postings, Time Management and Unconscious Obstacles, commented on how just the implication of a stereotype affected performance, even when you consciously debunk it. Multitasking is one of those characteristics that lends itself to debate as to which gender handles multiple activities better. In 2005 Rutgers University conducted a survey and […]

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Tags: Changing Times · Multitasking

Delegating Our Thanks to Administrative Professionals

April 23rd, 2007 · 1 Comment

For those of us with the privilege of having an administrative professional to support our efforts, we should take time this month to extend our appreciation as Administrative Professionals’ Day approaches. However there is something else we can do that will be of benefit to both them and us, and that is to delegate more. […]

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Tags: Team Productivity · Time Management

Organize Your Files Week

April 15th, 2007 · No Comments

How is your filing system working for you? April has one week designated as “Organize Your Files Week.” This is the month when, if you were frustrated in finding needed receipts and records for tax filings, you would be vowing to do things differently for next year.  Good filing systems have two components:

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Tags: Paper Management

Top Ten Distractions in the Office

April 9th, 2007 · No Comments

I was recently asked what the Top Ten Office Distractions were. The first ones that came to mind were easy. They were the topics always mentioned by my clients in individual consultations and by my audiences in my time management training seminars:

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Tags: Interruptions · Office Productivity · Time Management