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Unformatted text preview: If you are like most people, you get phone calls and e-mail messages throughout the day. Try chunking e-mail and telephone calls together and return them all at once. 5. Divide Larger Tasks into Groups of Smaller Ones. Break a job into bite-sized pieces for easier consumption. Look at it like cleaning a room. You should pick a task to match the amount of time available. 6. Prioritize Tasks. Try to understand the difference between urgent and important. Also try to create lists of what must be done , what should be done and what you would like done by the end of the day. 7. Learn When to Say No. Many people are afraid to let their managers know how busy they are, however, if you are overextended, it is important that you speak up for yourself....
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- Spring '12