Save Time Crossword

An activity by Ivan Garth



Complete the crossword, then click on "Check" to check your answer. If you are stuck, you can click on "Hint" to get a free letter. Click on a number in the grid to see the clue or clues for that number.

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Across:

1. Use Pareto's rule: 20% of the effort will provide 80% of the ..., so the key is to identify and concentrate on that 20%.
3. ... time planning and organising.
5. Now, before I continue with the tips I found, ask yourself the ... questions - and not just now but frequently at work.
8. If you combine this simple ... with other tips below you can turn it into a powerful time management system.
10. If you combine this simple tool with other tips below you can turn it into a powerful time ... system.
12. Now, before I continue with the ... I found, ask yourself the following questions - and not just now but frequently at work.
14. Break up ... tasks.
15. Is the task going to add ... to your work?
16. Just by having these questions in ... your change in attitude will help you make the most of your time.
17. Well, I'm sorry to say that you can't change time, so you have only three options: reduce ... time, do fewer things or do things quicker.
18. Spending five minutes to make a to-do ... will help you work through your tasks quicker.
19. ... will give you a sense of direction and will help you plan and prioritize, which is the next tip.

Down:

2. If you have done all the above you should be doing the right thing (effectiveness) now you must concentrate on being ....
3. And to finish, don't forget that when motivated you work faster and better - so reward yourself for completing tasks, achieving goals or ... to your to-do list.
4. Is the task you're working on a top ...?
6. Are you always complaining about the ... of time?
7. If you have done all the above you should be doing the right thing (...) now you must concentrate on being efficient.
9. Are you always ... about the lack of time?
11. Just by having these questions in mind your change in attitude will help you make the ... of your time.
13. I ... recommend that you read the story Sue McMillin tells in her article to see how important this point is.
14. Spending five minutes to make a to-do list will help you work through your ... quicker.