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The author, a time-management expert, advocates giving up traditional time-management techniques like multi-tasking and instead focus on learning how to control one's attention in order to remain productive in today's world of competing priorities.
"Margin" is the space that exists between oneself and one's limits. The author, a physician, describes how focusing on margin in several key areas (emotional energy, physical energy and time) can revitalize physicians who feel overloaded by the demands of their profession.
The author, a time-management expert, describes seven roadblocks on the path to setting priorities and offers tips on how to overcome them.
This article instructs physicians how to manage their time by identifying (and avoiding) procrastination techniques.
Time management advice for streamlining work load.
This article will outline the process one clinic used to implement open-access scheduling, which frees up time on physicians' schedules each day to allow for same-day appointments.
Family physicians average 52 hours per week in practice, according to a recent AAFP survey.