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Question 1 of 75
Despite your best efforts, your time management is getting off track. How can you
get back on track?

  • Block out an hour each day to catch up on tasks.
  • Skip tasks that do not require your immediate attention.
  • Block out a convenient day in your calendar to catch up on tasks.

Question 2 of 75
What is the purpose of creating a long-term home?

  • as a place to store things from your gathering place that you completed
  • as a place to store things you will never use
  • as a place to store things you may need in the future but do not need right
    now

Question 3 of 75
You decide to clean your desk, so you take the paper reports from your sales
managers and run them through a scanner. If you do this, which mistake are you
making?

  • You will create another gathering place.
  • You will overrate the importance of the reports.
  • You will have the same number of reports but in a different format.

Question 4 of 75
Why is it important to send a reminder for every appointment you schedule with
your team members?

  • so the team members put the appointments on their calendars
  • so no team member thinks you are singling them out
  • so you can stress the importance of the appointment

Question 5 of 75
What is likely to happen if you pack your daily calendar without any space between
tasks?

  • You will be busy all day doing the most amount of work possible.
  • You will switch from task to task, which ultimately wastes time.
  • You won’t waste any time.

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Question 6 of 75
What’s the typical reason behind negative procrastination?

  • your sense of urgency
  • your time
  • your emotions

Question 7 of 75
You are a new supervisor in the accounting department and feel overwhelmed with
the demands on your time. What is the first thing you should do?

  • Schedule some tasks for a future date.
  • Determine which tasks can be delegated.
  • Stop for a moment to process, and then change your expectations of yourself.

Question 8 of 75
How can time management at home be more difficult than time management at
work?

  • There are more gathering places in your home.
  • You cannot use electronic devices when you are at home.
  • Your time at home is more valuable than your time at work.

Question 9 of 75
What is the first action you should take if you want to develop more patience?

  • Set reasonable expectations.
  • Think about your personal goals.
  • Understand that change takes time.

Question 10 of 75
What does it mean to ignore incidents, as it pertains to time management?

  • If you do not deal with incidents immediately, they will become larger and
    take more of your time.
  • If a situation is one-time and not serious, you do not need to deal with it.
  • If you are faced with an incident, you should delegate the work involved to
    someone else.

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Question 11 of 75
When you are taking notes during a training session, what should you focus on?

  • items highlighted by the presenter
  • items you can take action on
  • tems that relate directly to your job

Question 12 of 75
How does only taking scheduled phone calls show your respect for the callers?

  • It tells them that they are dealing with a professional.
  • It prevents you from interrupting them when they are busy.
  • They know that you will give them your complete attention.

Question 13 of 75
You have a family emergency that will take a few weeks to resolve. How does
providing more buffer space in your calendar help you emotionally?

  • You can use the time to catch up on work and take your mind off the
    emergency.
  • You are giving yourself permission to slow down your work.
  • You can use the extra time to visit your family member.

Question 14 of 75
How can you use time to actually gain more time?

  • Time you expend now will pay off in having more time later.
  • Time-wasting that you avoid now will give you more time in the future.
  • Investing time into learning and applying time-saving strategies now will give
    you more time in the future.

Question 15 of 75
After watching this course, you understand that having emails marked as read
actually costs you time. What should you do instead?

  • Send your emails to your archive folder as soon as you receive them.
  • Do not click on an email until you are ready to fully read it and also act on it.
  • Set a goal of having zero emails in your inbox at least once per week.

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Question 16 of 75
How does your sense of sight relate to effective time management when it comes to
your workspace?

  • The amount and type of light in your office can distract your concentration.
  • Your office décor can relax you, which helps you focus on your work.
  • What you see around you can either enhance or distract you from your work.

Question 17 of 75
What does it mean to “curate carefully” when you are visiting your social media sites?

  • Curating is when you understand why you are visiting the sites.
  • Curating is when you determine what to post on the sites.
  • Curating means you choose the information you want to see on sites.

Question 18 of 75
How can you most efficiently replace to-do lists with a schedule?

  • Replace your to-do list with a to-don’t list based on tasks that have wasted
    time in the past.
  • Have a calendar for your to-do list separate from your daily calendar.
  • Have a single calendar for everything you do.

Question 19 of 75
Which is an effective strategy for reductive text message interruptions?

  • Forward all text messages to email.
  • Decide with team members about when and how to use text messages for emergencies.
  • Stop texting completely. You’ll be more focused.

Question 20 of 75
How can moving from an open-door policy to a closed-door policy be an effective
time-management strategy?

  • Done properly, you can move from having in-person meetings to using email
    to communicate with team members.
  • Done properly, you can free up your day without having to deal with problems
    or questions from team members.
  • Done properly, you can limit the interruptions of having an open door by
    letting team members schedule meetings.

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Question 21 of 75
You started using a calendar to follow up with team members who have assignments
due. When should you schedule the follow-up?

  • The day after the assignment is due.
  • The day before the assignment is due.
  • The day that the assignment is due.

Question 22 of 75
You enjoy taking on large opportunities, but you are becoming overwhelmed. How
can you get back in control of your time?

  • Limit yourself to only the opportunities you are best at.
  • Limit yourself to choosing only one big opportunity annually.
  • Limit yourself to only the top six opportunities presented.

Question 23 of 75
What is a good use of an outbox?

  • as a place where you temporarily store things that belong to someone else
  • as a tool that shows you which emails you have completed processing
  • as a holder for things you need to take care of

Question 24 of 75
Why is ignoring recurring reminders not suggested to better manage your time?

  • You do not save a significant amount of time by ignoring them.
  • You set the reminders for a reason.
  • You can miss an important appointment.

Question 25 of 75
Two team members want to meet with you at 10 AM on different issues. Should you
double-schedule the appointments?

  • Yes, they are both members of the same team.
  • No, unless one of the team members set a tentative appointment.
  • No, you want to make a commitment to one appointment at a time.

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Question 26 of 75
When you are prioritizing your work, which tasks should you delegate?

  • tasks that you perform repetitively
  • tasks where you are the bottleneck
  • tasks that can be performed in the background

Question 27 of 75
Which rule of thumb should you follow when using a digital note-taking app?

  • Follow the same review schedule you follow for emails.
  • Enter your paper notes into the device at the end of each day.
  • Separate your notes into categorized folders.

Question 28 of 75
For optimal productivity, what’s the first step in protecting your processing time?

  • Schedule your processing for the same time every day.
  • Schedule your processing for a time of day when you are least interrupted.
  • Schedule your processing evenly across an entire week.

Question 29 of 75
Carl is looking at his email during a meeting with you. What simple thing can you do
to make it clear to Carl that he needs to pay attention?

  • Stop talking.
  • Chide him.
  • End the meeting.

Question 30 of 75
How can you save the most minutes each day, which can add up to hours per year,
when it comes to browsing websites?

  • Save popular website addresses to a digital notebook.
  • Schedule your web browsing time.
  • Bookmark websites you visit regularly.

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Question 31 of 75
How can one-on-one meetings with team members save time in your workday?

  • They allow you to tell other people what to do.
  • They reduce interruptions during the workday.
  • They set your schedule for the rest of the day.

Question 32 of 75
You promoted Ian because he said you could count on him to keep commitments.
Yet recently, he has been late on every assignment you’ve given him. What must you
avoid above everything else?

  • interpreting Ian’s performance as a lack of caring
  • perceiving Ian’s failure to keep commitments as a personal insult
  • taking a step back to reconsider Ian’s promotion

Question 33 of 75
How does using your calendar relate to positive procrastination?

  • You can use your calendar to schedule urgent tasks in the short-term and less
    important tasks in the long term.
  • You can use your calendar as a to-do list to ensure you do not delay tasks for
    too long.
  • You can think long-term when using your calendar to schedule tasks you
    know you cannot complete in the short-term.

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Question 34 of 75
Why should you avoid using ASAP in an email?

  • It demeans team members who are already doing the best they can.
  • It suggests that you are behind on your own work.
  • It does not convey when you need something done.

Question 35 of 75
Calendars are important for scheduling time with others and yourself. For a calendar
to work, what must you do?

  • Include all tasks, even if you are not fully committed yet.
  • Commit to completing the task you scheduled.
  • Schedule tasks further into the future.

Question 36 of 75
You often must reply to emails that have multiple recipients. When is it appropriate
to cc or bcc in such emails?

  • only when the email is a one-on-one message directed to you
  • anytime you receive an email with multiple recipients
  • when you want the recipient(s) to take some kind of action

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Question 37 of 75
When you procrastinate in getting a task done, what should you think about to
complete the task?

  • why you do not want to complete the task
  • how you will feel when the task is complete
  • when you can find time available to complete the task

Question 38 of 75
You became extremely upset at your annual supervisor review. Which strategy should
you use to shake off your negative feelings?

  • Focus on the mistakes your supervisor pointed out.
  • Focus on things that you can control.
  • Focus on changing your supervisor’s mind.

Question 39 of 75
Where do most office computer technology problems occur?

  • with the user
  • with poor backups
  • with the programs

Question 40 of 75
After you read an email and respond or take action, what should you do to save
yourself time?

  • Send the email to your archive folder.
  • Have folders for different topics and send the email there.
  • Delete the email after you act on it.

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Question 41 of 75
You are taking an eight-hour flight from London to New York City for a sales call, and
you want to complete some work during that time. How should you plan your
productivity for the flight?

  • Discipline yourself so you are productive on the flight.
  • Underestimate the time you will have to spend productively.
  • Add one hour to your productivity estimate for the time change.

Question 42 of 75
Jana needs an hour of your time to go over a presentation, while Giorgio needs an
hour to get an approval to start a project step. You only have one hour available.
What should you do?

  • Combine their requests into a single one-hour meeting.
  • Negotiate the deadlines with both of them.
  • Put off one of the requests until its deadline date.

Question 43 of 75
Why is it important to create a buffer space at the end of your workday?

  • It lets you ponder what happened in meetings.
  • It designates your last hour of work for starting on personal tasks.
  • It gives you room to make the transition from work to home.

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Question 44 of 75
You want to hire a virtual assistant to perform a few hours of simple administrative
work every few weeks. Which type of virtual assistant would you hire?

  • a traditional, shared virtual assistant
  • a full-time virtual assistant
  • a one-off virtual assistant

Question 45 of 75
You attended a five-day conference filled with information. If you use the technique
of processing, what are you doing?

  • setting a time on your calendar to think about what you learned
  • setting a time on your calendar to compile your notes on what you learned
  • setting a time on your calendar to act on what you learned

Question 46 of 75
A vendor you met at a trade show handed you a business card after your
conversation. What is the first step you should take with this card?

  • Put it in an approved gathering point.
  • Send then a thank you note.
  • Recycle it. Business cards waste paper.

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Question 47 of 75
How is repetition related to conditioning?

  • People are conditioned to tune out when things are being repeated.
  • A new pattern of behavior can only be achieved through repetition.
  • Repetition creates discipline, which is stronger than conditioning.

Question 48 of 75
Your sales management software program is frozen. What is the first step you should
take?

  • Try to find the solution by yourself.
  • Immediately contact your IT department.
  • Ask a coworker to help you troubleshoot.

Question 49 of 75
You move to your new team as the manager and realize that many team members
have difficulty managing their time. How can you best help them understand the
importance of time and time management?

  • by setting a good example with your own time management processes
  • by establishing a no-interruption policy, so team members are not taking up
    your time
  • by establishing deadlines for tasks and holding team members accountable if
    they do not meet the deadlines

Question 50 of 75
Your flight arrived an hour early, at 9:00 AM, and your ride to the Seattle office is not
coming until 9:15 AM. What is the most valuable things you could do with the extra
time?

  • Brainstorm new ideas.
  • Process your email.
  • Do nothing.

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Question 51 of 75
You are finding that your quest to be perfect is creating stress and slowing your
work. How can you continue striving for perfection without hurting your
productivity?

  • Focus on following a process perfectly.
  • Focus getting results while you make progress.
  • Focus on how you feel while you’re working.

Question 52 of 75
If you choose to provide video training rather than hold a meeting, what must you
ensure the training contains?

  • an agenda
  • a deliverable
  • entertainment

Question 53 of 75
What does it mean to make peace with the truth of time?

  • Accept that there is a limit to the number of hours in a day.
  • Accept that there are tasks you must delay until another time.
  • Accept that you will waste some time.

Question 54 of 75
How can you save time by avoiding the crowd mindset?

  • by doing things at a time when most people are not doing them
    by scheduling meetings for individuals and not groups
  • by developing the mindset of being an individual

Question 55 of 75
You have a project you expect will take eight months. If you use the “divide and
conquer” method, how will you process the project steps?

  • You will divide the project into required steps and do one step at a time.
  • You will divide the steps into priorities and work the steps by priority.
  • You will divide the eight months in half, then divide again, and set milestones
    for each point.

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Question 56 of 75
Should having meetings with your team members ever be on your not-to-do list?

  • yes, when there isn’t a clear objective for the meeting
  • no, because attending meetings is part of your job
  • yes, if too much of your time is spent on meetings

Question 57 of 75
You want to start setting a daily processing time to work on your emails. How can
you use flags in your email program to improve your productivity?

  • Flag emails that you are going to send to the archive folder during your
    scheduled processing time.
  • Flag emails you have looked at and can be ignored until your scheduled
    processing time.
  • Flag emails that require follow-up during your scheduled processing time.

Question 58 of 75
What is the purpose of gathering tasks during quarterly planning?

  • It takes the goals you want to accomplish that quarter and quantifies them in
    the amount of time required.
  • It breaks your goals down into “bite-size” pieces.
  • It helps you look forward to what you want to accomplish in future years.

Question 59 of 75
As the video conference leader, what’s the best way to remain engaged?

  • Ensure that everyone knows the purpose of the conference.
  • Imagine that you are in the room with the attendees.
  • Provide clear instructions for how to watch the video.

Question 60 of 75
Your company allows employees to look at their social media during the day, within
reason. David has been spending too much time doing it. As his manager, how
should you approach this problem?

  • Limit all employees to only looking at social media on breaks.
  • Prohibit David from looking at his social media accounts.
  • Provide David with a set amount of time during the day for social media.

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Question 61 of 75
What is the purpose of setting a limit on your least valuable activities?

  • It lets you prioritize activities by monetary value.
  • It keeps you from having to delegate the activities.
  • It enables extra time for more valuable activities.

Question 62 of 75
Your manager’s task is due in 30 days. In which situation are you best utilizing the
“latest?”

question for setting reasonable expectations?

  • committing to complete the task in 33 days
  • committing to complete the task at the latest date possible
  • committing to complete the task in 25 days

Question 63 of 75
Imagine you are the administrative assistant for a busy sales manager. If they’ve
asked you to use the “Yes, No, Maybe” technique, which of these statement is
correct?

  • “Maybe” are calls that you should deal with yourself completely.
  • “No” are calls that you should check if the manager wants to deal with.
  • “Yes” are calls that should always go through to the sales manager.

Question 64 of 75
Which time-management strategy, generally intended for coordinating with your
family, works well in your business?

  • scheduling conversations at a time that is most convenient
  • ensuring everyone has access to each other’s schedule
  • having everything scheduled in just one calendar

Question 65 of 75
Which productivity insight can you gain if you chart your daily activities once per
quarter?

  • the hours of free time you were not aware of
  • the number of interruptions you have per hour
  • the amount of time you spend on your most important activities

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Question 66 of 75
Your salary is $30 per hour and your assistant’s is $15 per hour. You need a
presentation for a sales meeting. What should you do to gain value from having your
assistant prepare the presentation?

  • Continually review your assistant’s work in progress and offer valuable
    suggestions along the way.
  • Productively use the time that your assistant is preparing the presentation to
    work on high-value tasks.
  • Give your assistant a required completion time for the presentation, so it will
    be ready for you.

Question 67 of 75
How does celebrating your team’s successes improve their productivity?

  • When you celebrate your team’s successes, you provide a chemical change to
    their brains that make them more open-minded.
  • When you celebrate your team’s successes, you demonstrate you are more
    than just a boss who uses them to get work done.
  • When you celebrate your team’s successes, you provide a chemical change to
    their brains that motivates them.

Question 68 of 75
Ideally, you should use a shared schedule with your team to schedule meetings.
Which caution goes along with this?

  • Do not show meeting times as busy on your calendar.
  • Allow team members to suggest meeting times, but not schedule them on
    your behalf.
  • Only schedule 60-minute appointments to make sure you have enough time
    to discuss things.

Question 69 of 75
Your predecessor as team leader often took phone calls from other team leaders
after work hours. Now that you are in the position, how can you stop coworkers from
encroaching on your personal time?

  • Always accept that if the coworker says it is an emergency, then it must be
    emergency.
  • Have a regular schedule of morning one-on-one meetings with the other
    team leaders.
  • Tell coworkers to set an appointment for the next day to discuss the issues
    that they call about.

Question 70 of 75
You are a freelancer who bills by the hour for the work you do. When you are not
doing billable work, how should you spend your time to make the most use of it?

  • working for your business
  • working with your business
  • working on your business

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Question 71 of 75
How can handling ideas that pop into your mind during your workday cause the
most significant time loss?

  • The ideas take time from the tasks you need to perform.
  • You are unable to utilize gathering points to save time.
  • Transition time is needed to get back to the task you were working on.

Question 72 of 75
Why is email preferred over texting as the primary method of communication in a
business?

  • Emails can be read and dealt with according to a processing schedule.
  • Email is useful for relaying quick, one-way information.
  • It shouldn’t be. Text messages are actually more effective for most business
    needs.

Question 73 of 75
You continually have difficulty completing tasks. What is the first step in dealing with
this problem?

  • Find the reason why you are unable to complete tasks.
  • Limit the number of tasks you try to accomplish in a day.
  • Plan for tasks taking longer than you estimated.

Question 74 of 75
Which question is most important to ask when deciding whether to accept a learning
opportunity?

  • Do I have time available for this?
  • Can I take action on this?
  • Are there better opportunities available?

Question 75 of 75
Image your optimal break cycle is every 90 minutes. If you skip your break and keep
working, what will likely occur?

  • You will not be able to function.
  • Every extra minute you work will provide reduced performance.
  • Your focus and performance will expand to the longer optimal cycle.

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