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Monday Memo: Time Management 2021

| January 25, 2021

By Holland Cooke
Consultant

 

BLOCK ISLAND, RI — Years ago, when we still went to conventions, I recall a GM on a panel about time management getting a big laugh when he said, “Take the chairs out of your office.”

Back to the future, this suggestion, for your own dwindling sanity, and as a courtesy to others during work-at-home-mode: SCHEDULE Zoom-type meetings.

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Managers: Forget “Time Management.”
Don’t Even Try!

| February 11, 2013

By Holland Cooke
Radio Consultant

BLOCK ISLAND, RI — News flash: Time cannot be managed. But tasks can.

Whenever we install a new PD at a client station, I share four techniques I myself have found darn helpful over many years of dancing-as-fast-as-I-can in several over-tasked management positions.

1. “Mapping” your week. Use a spreadsheet, to create a schedule that doesn’t change week-to-week. Slot-in items like:

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