Do you have a plan for the day, or do you constantly just react to what comes up – emails, telephone calls, or other interruptions? If you’re just reacting, you aren’t getting the most important things done.
Here’s an excellent talk about time management from a Randy Pausch. Randy gained fame for his “Last Lecture” but here he shares time management tips from the perspective of someone with less than 3 months left to live.
These simple to do hacks introduce a new concept – one of Timefulness
Prioritizing is not easy and prioritizing when overwhelmed is monumentally more challenging. In fact, according to David Rock in his book Your Brain At Work, prioritizing is one of the most energy-consuming tasks our brains can perform. Not only do you have to manage a ton of data all at once in your prefrontal cortex,… […]
I have never seen a person achieve more, by doing twice as less work. Time management is something we learn once we begin to understand our work routine, what we like and what we don’t like about our jobs. We want to adjust, so that our experiences are meaningful and we’re able to get more […]
At the beginning of the day, it’s easy to look at your to-do list and feel overwhelmed. Every item on that list represents something you need to do, and you’re not sure you can get through it all.
If we could all wish for something more, I’m sure it would be more extra hours in the day (or calorie free wine.)
Is your workday not long enough? Never get everything done? Maybe you don’t need more time, but just a different way to look at the time you have.
In order to share focus on both urgent and important things in life, try implementing the following time management tips.
It will take you exactly 7 minutes to go through this. If you are on this page, you have that time to do some reading. If you are going to skip and skim through, you don’t. But it’s still better than not reading at all.
I constantly hear from executives that they have way too much work to do and can never seem to catch up and actually get their job done. After years of watching this behavior and analyzing the root causes, I’ve found that there is plenty of time to get things done if people stop doing the […]
In just about every good article or book you read on time management and productivity, the author will mention the importance of protecting your time and energy. I like to call this ‘owning your time’. It is a sure-fire way of feeling more in control, getting more accomplished, and reducing the amount of stress in… […]
What you need in order to focus may be vastly different than what your wife, co-workers, or boss need. It is your job to figure out what works for you.
Managing your schedule so events and appointments are synced between multiple devices (and, for some people, visible to multiple users) is anything but simple. Here’s how three power-users get it done.
Learn to love these time management tips from people who know what they’re talking about, because we all know that you were meant for great things!
In this fast-paced world it seems there are constantly more things to do and less time to do them in. If can feel as though you’re juggling 100 balls in the air and praying you don’t have to catch them all at the same time.
“It seems there aren’t enough hours in the day anymore. Everything gets on top of me and I end up staying late every night, just to keep up with my work load” – Does this sound like you? If so then you’ll benefit from a few time saving tips and techniques that are easy to […]
Jaime Tardy has interviewed over 130 millionaires. In this guest post, she shares four tips she learned from them about time management.
Did you know that February is National Time Management Month? Check out these five things you can do in five minutes to manage your time effectively.
Today, we’re talking about being ruthless with time management. It’s something that I strive for, especially as the Founder of a company called Productivity Junkies.
Are you convinced that everyone works faster than you? Do you secretly fear that it takes you longer than everyone else to write a report, draft a PowerPoint presentation, or analyze last week’s sales numbers? Are you afraid there might be something wrong with you? Read more…
Experience a technique to quickly de-stress that you can use any time you need it
Do you know Miss Perfect? You know who I’m talking about, the person in your office or neighborhood or family that always seems to be ahead of the game…
A mindfulness practice of labeling our emotions can help us keep our brains in balance and thinking productively.
Here is one strategy to quickly prioritize your day.