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All articles from May, 2009

Executive Challenge #6: “I Really Need to Get More Organized.”

Imagine a life without clutter: No mail piled up in your “in” tray, you easily stay caught up on your e-mails. Your productivity is up, but your schedule isn’t packed. You avoid interruptions, arrive on time to appointments, and leave the office early enough to enjoy quality time with your family at the end of the day. Is this an accurate picture of your life? If not, you may need to beef up your organizational skills.

Lots of clients feel getting organized takes too much time and effort. But remember: The time and energy you take now will save you even more time and energy in the long run. So, how do you do it?

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Executive Coaching – Challenge #5: “There just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done.”

Do you find yourself frequently falling behind in your tasks even though you work 12, 14, or even 16 hours a day? Do you find that at the end of the day, you still haven’t finished your to-do list? The truth is that learning how to manage your time can make or break your success as an executive.

Let’s face it: There are only 24 hours in a day. You can’t “make” more time unless you invent a time machine. (And if you figure that one out, I’d like to invest.) But even though you can’t create time, you can use your time more productively. The most successful executives do.

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