Put Time Management to Work: Get Organized, Streamline Processes, Use the Right Technology

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In Put Time Management to Work: Get Organized, Streamline Processes, Use the Right Technology, Peggy Duncan helps busy professionals and small business owners examine every aspect of how they spend their time, and offers many practical solutions for managing it.

Duncan offers time management tips that go beyond setting goals and knowing how to juggle priorities. The book begins with ways to eliminate clutter—whether it’s on your desk or in your mind—and explains how to create a system so that it doesn’t come back. After you get organized, you’ll be able to think more clearly, so you’ll then set goals to help you focus on the right things.

After that, you’ll learn other timesaving techniques such as how to delegate, handle interruptions, say no, overcome procrastination, reduce time spent in meetings, and more. The book moves on from there and explains how to eliminate useless work by streamlining processes and creating procedures that are easy to follow.

To top everything off, the author explores timesaving technologies and computer tips that will help you finish work quicker. To help bring everything together, Duncan outlines two case studies that include practical tips and techniques you can use at home and at work to help you get back in control.

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From the Author:

I know time is scarce, and I know you’re busy. You probably don’t think you have time to read this book. You’re probably 100 percent sure you don’t have time to change anything about your life. And you probably believe that there will never be enough hours in a day. You’re mistaken, and throughout this book, I’ll show you why.

If you constantly dig through piles looking for something you know you just had; or if you're working hard but not making sufficient progress, or if you have time to do things you have to do, but not enough time to do what you want to do, this book will help you.

This book does not delve into a lot of theory, but has solid, real-world solutions to help you get back in control. I'm an efficiency consultant, not a psychologist, so nor does this book attempt to get into your psyche to help you figure out what's holding you back. The solutions offered in this book are for busy professionals and business owners who know they're ready for a change, and are ready to make the commitment to do it. I'm offering you expert advice that's easy to read and that's applicable to your everyday work. And because I'm also a computer trainer, technology solutions are intertwined in many of my examples.

I’ve helped many corporate employees and small business owners and their employees make work easier. The ideas in this book have been tried and tested in the real world with busy people just like you. To make them work for you, you have to make the commitment to stop the vicious cycle you’re caught up in: the cycle of not having enough time because you’re wasting it. You have to make the time and take the time to do this. And unlike dieting or exercising, the results are immediate!

About the Author:

Peggy Duncan is a combination professional organizer, project manager, and computer trainer. That's a powerful combination when it comes to helping people figure out a better way to work.

Between 1991 and 1993, Peggy received awards totaling nearly $40,000 from her then employer, IBM. She had streamlined the process for delivering training documentation to IBMers all over the world, and was awarded a percentage of the realized savings. After IBM, Peggy spent time at Georgia-Pacific Corporation where she gained a background in computer training. While there, she earned a train the trainer certification from Georgia State University, her alma mater (B.S. Marketing).

In 1997, Peggy founded Duncan Resource Group, Inc., an efficiency consulting firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Since then, she has helped many busy professionals and small business owners save time by figuring out smarter ways to get the job done. Her firm works with individuals one-on-one or in groups and helps them examine every aspect of how they spend their time. She moves on from there and helps them figure out ways to stop wasting it, including getting organized. And because Peggy is also a computer trainer, she’s able to help her clients apply practical technology solutions to their everyday work.

The Durham, NC native is a popular seminar leader and is also the author of Just Show Me Which Button to Click!: Computer Training for Busy People, a computer book with beginning to advanced tips in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows.

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