Nine Tips to Help You Work Smarter and Avoid Workplace Overload - Slide 5

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It can be extremely helpful to discern exactly what it is that gets in the way of your focus. Identify what is blocking your ability to give all of your attention to what needs your attention. Is it the constant ding of emails popping up in your inbox? Is it employees or colleagues who need “just a minute” of your time? Once you have this inventory, you can begin to make subtle changes so that you wind up getting more done, in less time, at a higher level of quality.

The year has barely begun, but you probably already feel like you’ve fallen behind in accomplishing what you need to accomplish this year. In many cases rampant layoffs have created enormous workloads for those who still have jobs. But regardless of the reasons for your burgeoning workload, knowing how to make more efficient use of your time is becoming a prized skill.

Jason Womack is a workplace performance expert, executive coach and author of the book, “Your Best Just Got Better: Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More.” He has a lot of tips for overcoming overload and doing a better job of time management, and Don Tennant picked nine that he thought might be particularly useful to highlight here.

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