Learn about how to reduce quick questions and other distractions from coworkers, and how doing so will help them focus and save time.
- What if you understand the importance of staying focused, … but you work with a boss … or team members who continually interrupt you? … First, help them understand the true cost of switchtasking, … which is fragmented attention. … Search for the videos on LinkedIn Learning titled … "Addressing the myth of multitasking" … and "Understanding the consequences of multitasking." … These cover a five-minute exercise … you can show your team members … that will help them see what switchtasking … is costing them every day. … If you have the opportunity … to share a tip in a group meeting, … that would be a great way to do it. … Second, if you haven't already, … I recommend that you personally go … through my course on time management. … Why? … Because the example you set for your boss … and coworkers does make a difference. … When I speak to audiences all around the world, … I do an informal poll asking how many people … are entirely in control of their time. … Would it shock you to know that 5% …
- Identify the end goal of a one-on-one meeting.
- Explain how to follow up after delegating a task to a team member.
- Recall one question you can ask to reduce unnecessary meetings.
- Identify the best way to approach a situation where a coworker is disorganized and struggles with time management.
- Give an example of advice you could offer a new manager concerning time management.