Minimize Interruptions At Work
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Studies show that the average worker is interrupted every eight minutes. The same studies reveal that 15% of the interruptions are important, while the remaining 85% are a waste of time.
Is your day a string of interruptions? Find it hard to ignore that "Got a minute?"
Let's face it. If you're a valued member of your organization you can count on the fact that you'll have numerous things competing for your time and attention. You can't get rid of workplace interruptions (or your boss, your co-workers or your clients), but you can minimize them.
Don't let routine interruptions derail your day.
There's only one sure-fire way to eliminate workplace interruptions altogether: resign. If that's not an option, attend this webinar and learn valuable techniques for preventing some interruptions while reducing the time it takes to handle the rest.
Join us and you'll learn:
- A simple technique to get your boss to stop interrupting you
- The "Norm of Reciprocity": How your interactions with your co-workers may be giving them a legitimate excuse to interrupt you
- "Soft addictions" that rob you of valuable time on a routine basis
- Subtle but unusual ways to let people know to leave you alone: Bluetooth helmets, Do Not Disturb signs and baseball caps
- Crash course in assertiveness to say "no" and mean it
- How headphones and your choice of music may be more distracting than soothing
- Ins and outs of being a traffic cop to control paperwork, emails, and voice-mails
- How the Zeigarnik Effect (the psychological tendency to remember an uncompleted task rather than a completed one) could be making you lose sleep at night
- Three Minute Rule for adding things to your to-do list
Interruptions are a fact of life. Learn everything you need to successfully deal with routine interruptions by joining us for Minimize Interruptions at Work, and get back to work — and up to speed.
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efficiency, time, time management, administrative, interruptions, productivity
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