Time Management In A Week: How To Manage Your Time In Seven Simple Steps

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Time Management In A Week is a simple and straightforward guide to getting things done, giving you everything you need to know in just seven short chapters. From understanding how you work best, learning to say 'no' and simplifying your desktop, to effective scheduling, prioritization and delegation, you'll soon be on track to clear your desk by the end of the day.

This book introduces you to the main themes and ideas of time management, giving you a basic knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, together with practical and thought-provoking exercises. Whether you choose to read it in a week or in a single sitting, Time Management In A Week is your fastest route to success:

- Sunday: It all starts with you
- Monday: Understanding your job
- Tuesday: Organizing your workspace
- Wednesday: Managing your workload
- Thursday: Coping with your colleagues
- Friday: Communicating effectively to save time
- Saturday: Time management favourites

ABOUT THE SERIES
In A Week books are for managers, leaders, and business executives who want to succeed at work. From negotiating and content marketing to finance and social media, the In A Week series covers the business topics that really matter and that will help you make a difference today. Written in straightforward English, each book is structured as a seven-day course so that with just a little work each day, you will quickly master the subject. In a fast-changing world, this series enables readers not just to get up to speed, but to get ahead.

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About the author

Robert Ashton is an accomplished social entrepreneur. He's started and sold businesses, written 12 books and runs a successful charity.
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Publisher
Teach Yourself
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Published on
Jun 22, 2012
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Pages
128
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ISBN
9781444159516
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Personal Success
Business & Economics / Time Management
Self-Help / Self-Management / Stress Management
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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