Time Management and Productivity in the #Print Industry

Many print companies report that work is busier than ever. And yet, I’d say there is still a lot of wasted and unproductive time in the workplace. A few weeks ago we touched on time management when I guest hosted. Many of you wanted to dig deeper. Let’s talk about personal and workplace time management. Later, we’ll also talk about the bigger issue of productivity in the print industry as a whole. Guest host @SandyHubbard

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Many print companies report that work is busier than ever. And yet, I’d say there is still a lot of wasted and unproductive time in the workplace. A few weeks ago we touched on time management when I guest hosted. Many of you wanted to dig deeper. Let’s talk about personal and workplace time management. Later, we’ll also talk about the bigger issue of productivity in the print industry as a whole.

Q1. Fill in this sentence: The biggest time wasters in my workday are ____ #printchat

Q2. Which time management issues are of your own making and which are due to your workplace? #printchat

Q3. What are the ripple or domino effects of time management problems in your workday? #printchat

Q3 (continued). What are your fears or worries about wasted or lost time? #printchat

Q4. Have you tried to improve time management or productivity at work or at home? Results? #printchat

Q5. If you worked with a trainer or coach on time management/productivity, what was the process? Did you see sustained results? #printchat

Q6. Do you use time management or productivity tools and phone apps? Which do you recommend? #printchat

Q7. What is one major improvement in your workplace (external influence) that would help with your own time management? #printchat

Q8. What can the print industry do as a whole to improve time management and workplace productivity? #printchat

Q9. If you could rub the genie lamp and have one wish about productivity or time management, what would it be? #printchat