Prioritization: Avoiding Time Wasters at Work

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Course features
  • Category: Time Management
  • Course Length: 15 minutes
  • Series: Prioritization
  • Video Length: 7.25 minutes
  • Author: The URL dr
  • Resources: Common Time-Wasters Checklist
Course overview
This micro course will increase your awareness of the top six time-wasters at work. First, you’ll explore a few benefits of using your time productively at work. Then, you’ll learn what the most common time-wasters are as well as simple solutions for avoiding them.
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Course Learning Objectives
  • Identify benefits of being productive
  • Identify top 6 time-wasters at work
  • Explore how to know when you need a break
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Certification included
Downloadable certificate upon completion.

Stop wasting time at work

If you don’t watch out, it’s easy to lose hours of your workday—or even days of your week—to workplace time-wasters. From the chatty Cathy at the water cooler you can't get away from to checking your email compulsively, there are a myriad of traps and temptations employees may fall prey to when trying to stay productive at work. In this course, you'll learn to identify the top six time-wasters at work. These simple best practices can make you more productive and save you hours of wasted time in your schedule when you avoid them. You'll also learn when are the best times to take a break and reset yourself to finish the workday strong.
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Skills you'll learn in this course

Time Management

Organizational Skills

Personal Effectiveness

Kim Merritt

Kim Merritt, The URL dr, has been teaching and training the business community for over thirty years. Her company's line of business soft skill micro courses are a quick and effective way to master a new competency in fifteen minutes or less. 
Patrick Jones - Course author