A look at urgent vs important in Time Management Prioritisation Multitasking is the order of the day. Everyday we juggle our work assignments, professional commitments, personal life, family needs and health issues. There is always a huge to-do list to attract out attention and obviously we cannot attend to every need that arises. So the things get done only when they become urgent leading to some things not ever happening and some reaching to the point where you can’t take care of … [Read more...] about Model and Theory – Urgent Vs Important matrix
Introduction to 80-20 In 1906, Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto created a mathematical formula to describe the unequal distribution of wealth in his country, observing that twenty percent of the people owned eighty percent of the wealth. In the late 1940s, Dr. Joseph M. Juran inaccurately attributed the 80/20 Rule to Pareto, calling it Pareto's Principle. While it may be misnamed, Pareto's Principle or Pareto's Law as it is sometimes called, can be a very effective tool to help you manage … [Read more...] about Pareto's Principle – The 80/20 rule
Some office fun for a Friday afternoon Fun Friday – weekly office cartoon #296 - a look at time management "Note to self: Your phone is ringing. Schedule a meeting to discuss the best time to answer it" #timemanagement … [Read more...] about Fun Friday – weekly office cartoon #296 #ff #timemanagement
Office Cartoon Every minute here feels like an hour. Every hour feels like a day. Every day feels like a week. I don't think a time management seminar can fix that. … [Read more...] about Fun Friday – weekly office cartoon #255 #ff
Top tips for Effective Time Management Time management is a strange concept, we all have 24hours or 1440 minutes or 86400 seconds in a day and we cannot change or manage that. What we can do is manage the activities or tasks that we undertake and manage the efficiency with which we approach or deal with these tasks. The feeling that you are organized is certainly exhilarating and you have the courage to take up every challenge in your life. When you are organized you will start respecting … [Read more...] about Top tips for Effective Time Management
Our Technology Work Habits - are workers slack? It had to happen. 20 years ago most people were banned from using the office phone for private calls, then email come in, and only a few "lucky" people had it... then the internet. With many IT teams stopping 90% of users having general internet access. Today it is accessing specific sites that are most often blocked, namely social media related sites, and personal email sites. So we have moved from not being allowed to even use technology … [Read more...] about Our Technology Work Habits – are workers slack?