TIPS FOR ORGANIZING YOUR SCHEDULE
Plan your time in
planes -- what you will schedule over the next month, week, and day -- to keep the big picture in mind.
Every minute that you spend
your day saves you 3 to 5 minutes later on -- and every minute planning your week saves 5 to 15.
-- youíre less likely to forget a meeting if you record your business and personal appointments in one place.
If you donít need a
, donít have one -- ask if there is another way (phone, e-mail) to accomplish the goal at hand.
Leave at least 25% of your day free for the
-- and leave at least 15 free minutes on either side of each appointment for delays.
Make time for
and priority work each day -- donít fill your entire day with appointments and meetings.
Look at your calendar each morning and evening -- so you will never have to worry about
If you are feeling
, identify the 3 or 4 most important activities on your calendar and cancel everything else.