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It still works! Searching for your stapler, calculator, note pad or pen is a time-waster, creating stress and frustration. Oh, by the way, throw away those dead batteries. It is a waste of time – and frustrating – to be searching for the good batteries among the dead batteries. 149 Are you a paper shuffler? If so, mark the top of the paper every time you touch it. These tick marks will remind you you’re wasting time every time you touch that paper. 150 Create an e-mail address book and distribution list for those with whom you frequently communicate.

Putting things off seldom improves the quality of your work. It also adds stress when you know that you have something to do that should have already been done. 160 Reward yourself when you complete a task you wanted to delay. It will give incentive to knock out other unpleasant tasks. 161 “Learn how to separate the majors from the minors. ” — Jim Rohn You can never get much of anything done unless you go ahead and do it before you are ready. 34 Organizing Yourself…First Things FIRST Time For Yourself…And What’s Important 35 Time For Yourself…And What’s Important “Time is a natural resource – like fuel.

170 Worry is a time and energy robber. It’s natural to worry, but you can shorten the time between when you start worrying and when you begin doing something about it. 171 Turn off the TV. ) Enjoy favorite programs but turn the television off when you’re just veggin’ in front of the tube. ” If not, you may want to turn it off, or at least change the channel. 36 Time For Yourself…And What’s Important Time For Yourself…And What’s Important 37 172 If you enjoy watching television, tape your favorite shows and watch the videotape at your convenience.

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