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A document detailing meeting items to be covered that should be prepared in advance and sent out to all participants prior to the meeting
Attainable goals
Goals that require employees to "stretch," but are not impossible
Clustering tasks
Uninterrupted time blocked off to return phone calls, e-mails, or focus on a project
Dead time
Any time spent waiting
Assigning authority to perform work, to manage the work of others, or to make decisions on behalf of the organization
Doing the right things at the right time
Performing tasks quickly; doing things right
Discussions with employees on the impact or consequences of their actions and an opportunity to provide input on the next steps to be taken
Intermediate goals
Goals to be achieved within the next one to five years
Long-term goals
Goal to be accomplished in five years or more
Pareto Principle
the 80/20 rule that states that 20 percent of the timespent on certain tasks will produce 80 percent of the final results, while 80 percent of the time spent on other tasks will produce only 20 percent of final output
Putting off doing a task
Realistic goals
Goals that fit in with a person's other responsibilities
Self checking
Periodically questioning "What is the best way for me to use my time right now?"
Short-term goals
Goals to be achieved within the next year
Time audits
Careful reviews of how an individual is currently utilizing time. This can be performed by keeping a log or journal.
Time planner
An important tool use to plot activities and goals in both the weekly and daily view.
Time waster
Activities that are taking too much of an individual's time and not actually helping attain goals.
Urgency/Importance Grid
A tool used to prioritize tasks.