Get rid of anything unreliable, for example the printer that james, or the car that doesn't start. The cost of your time outweighs the cost of replacing the item. How to calculate the value of your time. Doubling it for employment cost and again for the added value that you earn for your organisation. Do you know your real hourly value?
- I had a printer once that kept jamming.…I was probably opening it up and looking for…paper jams five times a day.…It probably cost 10 minutes a day, which is an…hour a week, which is a week per year of my life…and printers cost less than $50 now.…So it's not worth my time to unblock it more than…two or three times.…It will be cheaper to just get a new one,…which I finally did, but much too late.…What was I thinking?…Another example of unreliability is an unreliable…time-planning system.…
If you have, say, two calendars, one for home…and one for work.…Then things can fall between the cracks.…Or if you don't put everything in your one calendar,…only some things and keep the rest in your head…then every now and then you'll forget things.…I'll come back to calendars or diaries in detail…later but my point is that the only reliable…system is one where you put everything so it then…become something that you can rely on.…If you have foundations that you can rely on,…you can then build big complicated creative…things on top of them but you have to have…
The most efficient people use technology and established systems of organization to manage their tasks and maximize their time. This course shows how to put these time management techniques to work for you.
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- Managing your inbox
- Managing repetitive tasks
- Using lists and calendars
- Maximizing spare time
- Organizing information digitally and on paper
- Getting the most out of technology and software
- Writing effective email
- Reducing filing