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Win the war on information overload

9th April 2014

Win the war on information overload

In the time it took you to read the start of this sentence 20 million emails were received worldwide. Once you have read this, another 20 million. We all send and receive emails on a daily basis but what do we do with the overload of information we receive? How do you remain productive and yet still keep track of all those emails and the attachments we print out that end up sitting on our desks, not to mention all the other paperwork that comes our way.

Robyn Pearce, an internationally renowned time-management expert from www.gettingagrip.com, and best-selling author of eight titles including her much-lauded book ‘Getting A Grip On The Paper War’, says “In my experience even just a few simple tips and techniques, once learned, can make a significant difference to a person’s ability to manage the sheer amount of information that comes at them on a daily basis, enabling them to better manage their time, and dramatically increasing their productivity.”

Robyn is running a workshop at the offices of Write Ltd at Lambton Quay on ‘Getting A Grip On The Paper War’ which offers simple and practical advice on ways to handle the never-ending flow of information and paper in our offices. Attendees will learn techniques on how to structure their office for maximum efficiency, how to reduce administrative detail, and how to control paperwork instead of it letting it control them. Using a variety of practical filing ideas, attendees will be able to quickly decide what to throw, what to keep, and how to make their space work better for them, reducing the time required to deal with paperwork, thereby increasing their level of productivity.

Workshop details: Getting a Grip On The Paper War, 29th April 2014 from 9.00am – 12.00pm at Write Ltd, Level 9, Baldwins Centre, 342 Lambton Quay, Wellington. To book your place with Christina from Write Ltd, or for more information, visit http://training.write.co.nz/courses/48-getting-a-grip-on-the-paper-war.

Resources: http://mashable.com/2012/11/27/email-stats-infographic/

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