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The average person spends 2 hours each day dealing with interruptions.

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Minimize Interruptions
at Work

Studies show that the average worker is interrupted every eight minutes. The same studies reveal that 15% of the interruptions are important, while the remaining 85% are a waste of time.

Is your day a string of interruptions? Find it hard to ignore that "Got a minute?"

Let’s face it. If you're a valued member of your organization you can count on the fact that you'll have numerous things competing for your time and attention. You can’t get rid of workplace interruptions (or your boss, your co-workers or your clients), but you can minimize them.

Don't let routine interruptions derail your day.

There's only one sure-fire way to eliminate workplace interruptions altogether: resign. If that's not an option, why not learn valuable techniques for preventing some interruptions while reducing the time it takes to handle the rest?

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Minimize Interruptions at Work will help you face the ultimate challenge of office etiquette: interruptions. Get the tools you need to get more control over your time instead of having it controlled by others.

You’ll learn:

  • A simple technique to get your boss to stop interrupting you
  • The "Norm of Reciprocity": How your interactions with your co-workers may be giving them a legitimate excuse to interrupt you
  • "Soft addictions" that rob you of valuable time on a routine basis
  • Subtle but unusual ways to let people know to leave you alone: Bluetooth helmets, Do Not Disturb signs and baseball caps
  • Crash course in assertiveness to say "no" and mean it
  • How headphones and your choice of music may be more distracting than soothing
  • Ins and outs of being a traffic cop to control paperwork, emails, and voice-mails
  • How the Zeigarnik Effect (the psychological tendency to remember an uncompleted task rather than a completed one) could be making you lose sleep at night
  • Three Minute Rule for adding things to your to-do list

Interruptions are a fact of life. Learn everything you need to successfully deal with routine interruptions, and get back to work — and up to speed.


Mary Ellen Slayter
Editor, Administrative Professional Today

P.S. Your satisfaction is unconditionally guaranteed. If Minimize Interruptions at Work fails to meet your needs, we will refund every penny you paid — no hassles, no questions asked.

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Minimize Interruptions at Work
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About Your Speaker:

Fred Kniggendorf, Ph.D., is a training and adult education consultant. He has more than 30 years’ experience in business and manufacturing, primarily in the areas of management, customer service, training, and business writing with U.S. Steel, the American Management Association, and, most recently, as president of Gravyloaf, L.L.C. He is a sought-after speaker at conferences and on-site corporate training courses, and has travelled extensively throughout the United States and abroad facilitating training courses for a wide variety of clients.

Who Should Listen:

  • Administrative assistants
  • HR professionals
  • Supervisors and managers
  • Executives
  • Office managers
  • Business owners
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