Old hardware, lack of system resources and out of date computers can create a lot of time spent waiting before you can actually get to work. But just how much time does it add up to?
I am a work at home Mom, which comes with new challenges each and every day. The hardest thing for me has been the learning curve of how to balance EVERYTHING because running a household is a full time job in itself…
When you have too much going on, how do you get your most important tasks done? If background noise and distractions are drowning out your work, you need to narrow your focus. You need to zoom in o…
Back in 2009 I was preoccupied with “life balance”, and tried to visualize the hours as a kind of funny grid, which resulted in the Day Grid Balancer concept…
Want to learn how to break a bad habit? Read this article to discover the science of breaking bad habits and practical suggestions for making it happen.
Have you ever wanted to learn something, but weren’t sure where to start? Maybe you want to learn a language, programming or business. Maybe you want the confidence to tackle supposedly “hard” subjects like math, finance or physics. Today I’m going to show you how.
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Do you have a dream, but are hesitant to chase after it because you’re uncertain you’ll succeed? Just do it!
In an essay published in the The Economist in 1955, British historian Cyril Northcote Parkinson formulated his most famous axiom: “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” Though originally applied humorously, Parkinson’s Law hits uncomfortably close to the mark. You can apply it to everything from committees to finance to [...]
Between the dings, the buzzing, the whirs and the beeps, reminders are everywhere. Each one of them shouts, Look at me!” …
We’ve all laid out plans to accomplish our goals and increase our productivity, but more often than not, they fall by the wayside. Instead, try diving into a new project without a plan, and adapt as you go along.
Don’t let having the kids at home this summer impact your sanity or your productivity. Here are 5 of my best time management tips to help you save hours every week!
Before you plan a vacation, productivity blog Lifehack suggests deciding what you want to get out of your free time first. This way, you’re better able to plan your time effectively.
One of the more common email requests we get is from readers wanting to know how they can uncover their purpose, or story, in life. Why have a purpose in
Are you looking for ways to get more done in less time? It seems that this is a frequent topic with individuals regardless if you’re self employed or corporate employed. “I need to find ways to improve my productivity”, sound familiar? Everyone can improve upon their current business practices. If you are looking for ways…
Before you can start managing your time, you have to analyse how it’s being used. Keep a log of your daily activities for 2–3 weeks. Once you have a fair representation of your regular time usage, …
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Doug Belshaw likes to plan. He’s even created his own daily planner. But recently, Belshaw has been wondering if planning is required for productivity. Does everyone need to set out their day ahead…
We only get so much time on this earth. Are you neglecting your own priorities because you are wasting time and/or attending to everyone else’s needs? Perhaps it’s time to be a little bit selfish.
When reading the news, you want to get to the gist of the information without a ton of fluff. Read more on how Clipped does this with documents and news.
Don’t let information overload slow you down at work. Follow these tips and you’ll be able to streamline your focus and become far more productive.
Conflict between work and family life is one of the most common sources of stress for working adults, so achieving a balance between them is essential.
Are your habits harming your results? Discover the most effective way to kick your bad habits and how you can develop habits geared for success!
What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.