Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Consolidating multiple voicemail accounts, part of Time Management Fundamentals.
- How many voicemail accounts do you have?…No matter how many voicemail accounts you have,…your goal should be to get to where you only need to check…one place for all voicemail.…The simplest way to do this is to set up call forwarding…on one of your phone lines.…For instance, if you have a work voicemail…and a cell phone voicemail,…set either your work phone to forward to your cell phone…if the call isn't answered,…or set your cell phone to forward to your work phone…if the number isn't answered.…
In this way, only one voicemail account will be used…and you only have to check one of those voicemails.…Another option, and this works for some people,…is to delegate the responsibility of checking the voicemail.…For instance, if one of your voicemail accounts…is a home voicemail,…but your spouse does most of the checking already,…see if you can delegate the responsibility…for checking all of the home voicemail to your spouse.…Or perhaps, if you have an assistant,…you could have them check your voicemail for you.…
Learn how to get more done in the shortest time possible and avoid the obstacles and distractions that can get in the way of good time management. Dave gives practical strategies for increasing productivity in three main areas: developing habits to be more organized and reducing clutter in your workspace; staying mentally on task and eliminate the to-dos you have floating in your head; and developing a time budget to get the most done during your workday and focus on your most valuable activities.
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- Finding your productivity style and motivation
- Understanding the principles of time management
- Avoiding the pitfalls of multitasking
- Narrowing your gathering points
- Consolidating email and voicemail accounts
- Practicing mind-clearing techniques
- Choosing and using calendar software
- Saying no with tact
- Mastering the what, when, where processing system
- Processing email vs. checking email
- Maintaining productivity gains
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Q: This course was updated on 07/09/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover understanding the focus-chaos scale, as well as the Microsoft Office option. In addition, the following topic was updated: maintaining your productivity gains.
1. Laying the Productivity Groundwork
2. Obstacle to Productivity
3. Productivity Principle 1: Space
4. Productivity Principle 2: Mind
5. Productivity Principle 3: Time
6. Equipping Yourself for Action
Preparing for action4m 30s
7. Gathering to the Inbox
Preparing to gather2m 46s
8. Understanding Processing
9. Processing Email
10. Your Time Budgeter
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