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10 Time-Saving Tips for Office Workers

It may sound counterintuitive, but when you speed up your work, it leaves you with more time to breathe. Chris Grenfell offers some ways to cut corners. When you can, start work a half-hour early, to plan the real work to be done. Leave 20% of your schedule open so as to anticipate interruptions, and prioritize what work needs to be finished first. Doing the hardest work early is best because that is when we are at our most engaged. Especially try not to multitask. Organize your email into folders in a way that makes sense to you. If people try to pull you into long conversations, do everything you can to just avoid them. Use transit time to read work files. Learn all the keyboard shortcuts that pertain to your work. And if you still do not have enough time, consider outsourcing some of the load. You can read Grenfell’s full post here: http://legallyfitnzblog.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/10-time-saving-things-for-office-workers/

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