Business schools do a great job training their MBAs to handle big picture items such as strategizing and execution items such as budgeting (especially if they can be performed on spreadsheets). I can safely say that MBA programs totally ignore a critical skill everyone needs to have to be successful: personal time management.
One book I found helpful is David Allen's Getting Things Done. But who has time to read a 300 page book?
Luckily Fuqua's Dan Ariely has an opinion piece on Observer.com that will rescue many minutes each day for you. Needless to say, meetings and email are on Ariely's list.
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