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Maurice Hogarth
Consultant, United Kingdom
I would suggest that there is no such thing as "Time Management". What there is, is the managing of the work to be done in the time available, i.e., "Work Management". So it is not so much that a person has time management traits as work management traits. For example, procrastination may have an effect on time utilisation, but it has a work-orientated cause. Weaknesses in planning and organising work from the workload are causes of the 'not enough time' effect. Time is there, invariable; what is variable is how we work in relation to it. To do this requires: Confirm the time available (out of the 365 days per year remove the weekends, statutory and personal holidays, known events for home and leisure activities, training time). What remains is work time. Divide this up into working periods per day. Establish precisely, measurably and realistically what has to be achieved in your role. Separate this up into tasks and activities and schedule them into your work-day peri (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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