Muda is the Japanese word for wasted effort. Even though you are working hard, up to eight hours per week is wasted effort. Following this checklist recovers those hours and allows you to focus on projects that matter most to your success. Here is a quick list from Tuesday, November 10 presenters Lynn Coffman, Mike Valentine and Henry DeVries, APR:

Step 1:

  • Create a place for every e-mail and put every e-mail in its proper place. 
  • Touch e-mails only once in your inbox.
  • Set up 01 action folder.
  • Set up 02 follow up folder.

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