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Time Management Skills Book in PDF Format


Research suggests that the average amount of time that people spend on any single event before being interrupted or before switching tasks is about three minutes. To arrive at this fugure Gloria Mark, Ph.D., associate professor at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California shadowed 36 managers, financial analysts, software developers, engineers, and project leaders for three days.

Interruptions are a major productivity killer and it can be very difficult to protect yourself from them whilst maintaining a good working relationship with your colleagues and external partners, for example customers and suppliers. This free eBook describes the tactics you can use to protect yourself from interruptions without alienating others. 

Leadership Skills pdf

In this eBook you will learn: how to develop a strategy for dealing with incoming calls including cold calls, how to 'close out' phone calls politely once they have achieved their purpose, the importance of body language in dissuading people from interrupting you, why constant email checking is such a widespread problem and how to tackle it, and the importance of dealing with your outbound calls and emails methodically. 

  • Identifying Interruptions
  • Limiting Inappropriate Socializing
  • Techniques to Minimize Interruptions
  • Managing Phone Interruptions
  • Eliminating Cold Calls
  • How to Stop Constantly Checking Emails

"There are some good ideas in here and they are easy to do as well because you do actually have more control over your time than you think. You should try this book for free before buying a time management book because there is a lot of helpful ideas and strategies in it."

Donna Emmerson
Marketing Communications Manager

This time management skills book is available for download in PDF, Kindle and ePub format.

Time Management Tools Book in PDF Format


There are time management tools available for planning, scheduling, task prioritizing, monitoring, and much more besides. Some of these tools are technology-based whilst others need nothing more than a pencil and paper. This free eBook explains how to choose the best tools for your own particular needs and describes how to use them to boost your productivity. 

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Time management tools are useful but they are no substitute for adopting the right behaviors. In this eBook, you will learn: how to perform ABC Analysis and Pareto Analysis to prioritize tasks, the advantages of a closed to do list and when to use one, how to integrate productivity-boosting software tools into your work practices, and why you should consider monitoring software to control productivity killers. 

  • Introduction to Time Management Tools
  • Using an Urgency/Importance Grid
  • Using an ABC Analysis
  • Using Pareto Analysis
  • Using a Reverse Schedule
  • Using a Closed To Do List
  • Calendar Tools
  • To Do List Tools
  • Launcher and HotKey Tools
  • Monitoring Tools

"I downloaded this eBook out of curiosity and I was amazed to find that its about 40 pages of good quality content. For a free book I thought it was very good indeed."

Rob Watts
Assistant Project Manager

This time management book is available for download in PDF format.

Time Management Delegation Book in PDF Format


There is no other skill that will increase your productivity to the same degree as being able to delegate successfully. As a specific skill, delegation is one that becomes increasingly more important as you progress through levels of management and will greatly increase your own productivity.

Leadership Models pdf

In this eBook, you will learn: why delegation is one of the most important management skills you can master, how to decide whether or not a task is suitable for delegation, the ten rules of successful delegation that will motivate and empower your team, how to accurately monitor delegated tasks and avoid the over-reporting trap, and the six questions you need to ask in order to develop your delegation skills. 

  • Introduction to Delegation
  • The Principles of Delegation
  • The Six Stages of Delegation
  • Your Own Responsibilities Regarding Delegation
  • Monitoring Delegated Tasks
  • Providing Feedback and Review

"This book covers the basics of delegating workplace tasks. If that is something you have problems with then I would recommend this book. You could read it in a lunch break and probably work out what you were doing wrong. I have recommended it to other people I work with who like it as well."

Manish Kumar
BBVA Banking

This time management book is available for download in PDF format.

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