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Managing Your Time

  • Todd D. Zakrajsek
  • Anthony J. VieraEmail author
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Abstract

Time is your most valuable resource. Managed poorly, “lack of time” will be a source of frustration, stress, self-doubt, and reduced productivity. Managed well, “extra time” will result in a productive career, possible leadership roles, and the ability to engage in things you enjoy outside of work. Becoming better at managing time, just like any behavioral change, requires effort and persistence. Using a behavioral change framework, this chapter gives you a roadmap to becoming more effective and efficient with your use of time.

Keywords

Time-management Work-life balance Prioritizing Productivity in healthcare management Behavioral Change Model of time management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.Department of Family Medicine and Community HealthDuke University School of MedicineDurhamUSA

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