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Entries from March 2007

DWT: Another Multitasking Safety Issue

March 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Driving While Texting (DWT) is an issue being taken up with some state legislatures after enough car accidents have occurred because of the distraction. We already know that distractions from eating, putting on makeup, changing CDs, and cell phone usage are potentially dangerous for us and those around us. DWT may be the extreme version […]

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Tags: Mobile Office · Multitasking · Time Management

Time Management and Unconscious Obstacles

March 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Women are better at multitasking. Men can only focus on one activity at a time. Women are more organized. Men are more productive. Have you ever been told that you would not be good at something because of your gender or age or race? The above statements are all examples of

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Tags: Changing Times · Time Management

Saving Time: A Workout without the Exercise Factor

March 19th, 2007 · No Comments

A study by psychology professor Ellen Langer of Harvard University (published in Psychological Science, 2/2007) delved into the power of your mind relating to a workout. Her test compared two groups of housekeepers working at a Boston hotel. One group was told that what they did in their regular routines was great exercise while the […]

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Tags: Time Management · Work Life Balance

Daylight Savings Is More Than One Hour

March 12th, 2007 · No Comments

For those of you who just “sprang forward” into daylight savings time, that first morning can be a little rough. As a time management seminar presenter at a weekend conference, I was already an hour ahead of my normal time even before the switch, and then suddenly 5:30 a.m. becomes 4:30 a.m., which is really […]

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Tags: Changing Times

Managing Time to Talk

March 5th, 2007 · 2 Comments

45% of high-earning managers come home from work too tired to converse with spouses. (Harvard Business Review 12/2006) Whether you are a high-earning manager, a small business owner, or one of many in a department, how do you approach your family at the end of a day? One of the pitfalls of our need to […]

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Tags: Stress Management · Time Management · Work Life Balance