Stop Wasting Time: Ten Things You Can Do to Make Yourself More Efficient

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Presented by Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler Community, Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at the Society for Technical Communication Summit, Philadelphia, PA.

Most folks complain they don't have enough time to move their careers forward. Most of the time, this is simply not true. There's plenty of time in each day, but we're used to wasting it on time-sucking tasks that provide little or no business value. Learn ten of the biggest time-consuming tasks we perform each day and how to accomplish them more efficiently.

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Stop Wasting Time: Ten Things You Can Do to Make Yourself More Efficient

  1. BY SCOTT ABEL THE CONTENT WRANGLER Stop Wasting Time Ten Things You Can Do To Make Yourself More Efficient
  2. Stop Misusing Software Email Is Not A Meeting Scheduling Tool
  3. Push Back: Reclaim Your Time Collaborate In Efficient, Time-Saving Ways Using Real-Time Communication
  4. Learn To Manage Email Email Is Often A Huge Time-Sucker, But Help Is Available From Lifehacker.com
  5. Tag It! Then, Share It With Others Del.icio.us And Other Tagging Services Can Help You Find What You Want To Remember
  6. Get A Mobile Device And Use It The iPhone And Others Can Help You Stay Connected And Get Things Done Faster
  7. Don’t Get Sucked Into Listservs Listservs Can Be An Important Source Of Information, But They Can Also Suck Time
  8. Learn To Create Useful Mashups Yahoo Pipes And Microsoft Popfly Can Help; Many Others Services Popping Up Daily
  9. Project Management Tools Tools Like BaseCamp, TadaList, and Todoist Can Help You Stay Organized, Minimize Work
  10. Use Reminder Tools IWantSandy And Jott Are Two Popular Tools That Provide Convenience and Service
  11. Seek The Wisdom Of Crowds Ask For Help From Your Customers, Peers, Or The General Public
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