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By lynda.com | Monday, January 13, 2014

Work smarter: Five time-saving tips for 2014

5 time-saving tips

Time is money. As companies make more demands for efficiency and productivity, employees need to respond by working smarter. Here are some time-saving tips from expert lynda.com instructors for maximizing the hours in your day.

1. Say no. Minimize interruptions from your colleagues by saying “no” to right-this-minute requests—and deferring the “yes” to a later time.

2. Divide to conquer. Break up your goals into smaller, achievable targets.

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3. Use your calendar effectively. Budget your time like you budget your money—because when it’s gone, it’s gone.

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4. Overcome procrastination. Learn tricks to help you get rolling on projects that you dread.

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5. Keep your meetings on topic. Establish ground rules to ensure that meeting discussions are productive.

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