Long hours. Juggling family and work. Deadlines. High stress levels. Today’s professionals are feeling more overworked and overwhelmed than ever before. Yet you CAN get more done than you ever thought possible—and still get home to your real life sooner. Laura Stack, “The Productivity Pro,”® shows you how.
Leave the Office Earlier explores the ten key factors that improve results, lower stress, and save time in today’s workplace. Fun, interactive quizzes speed you to exactly the advice and techniques you need the most. You can tailor this information-loaded book to your own needs by focusing on your problem areas—such as time-wasters, distractions, email overload, or poor organization—and by following the easy-to-implement solutions. With Laura Stack’s help, you’ll work more efficiently and be more productive in every area of your life, so that you can really live according to your priorities. Don’t just work faster. Work better, reduce stress, and leave the office earlier!
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|Title of eBook: Leave the Office Earlier|
|Release Date: 05-04-2004|
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|Publisher: Crown Publishing Group|
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Leave the Office Earlier
Mastering the "P" in Productive
PREPARATION RELATES TO HOW WELL you've planned and laid the foundation for your daily activities. Most people don't have well-articulated goals. Perhaps you don't know how to set them. Perhaps writing goals down seems like too much effort, or you simply haven't taken the time to write them. Perhaps your goals seem out of reach. It's worth the work to create goals, because the goals you set will provide direction for your life and focus your activities.
An established direction, outlined with purposeful thought, ensures your life won't be governed by whim. In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alice stops at the crossroads to ask the Cheshire Cat which road to take. He asks her where she wants to go. When she tells him she doesn't "much care where," he replies, "Then it doesn't much matter which way you walk." And so Alice wanders somewhat aimlessly. In contrast, productive people devote a great deal of thought and time to planning their life goals.
The toughest part of setting goals is translating the lofty, long-term goals into actionable tasks you can work on today. The process itself looks like this:
VISION (personal mission statement)
LONG-TERM GOALS (dreams with a deadline)
SHORT-TERM GOALS and objectives (projects)
MONTHLY PLANS (action steps)
DAILY TASK LIST (specific activities)
When you start with your personal mission statement in front of you as a guide, create personal and professional long-term goals, break them down into short-term objectives, create monthly plans, and then daily activities, you have direc