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Entries from August 2009

Assertiveness Helps with Time Management Skills

August 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

An assertive person will have an easier time in implementing and maintaining good time management routines.  How would you rate yourself in terms of assertiveness?  Let’s explore what might happen during a day at different levels of assertiveness. Low assertiveness:  People stop by throughout the day to chat or vent.  You never close your door […]

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Getting Organized: Office Clutter and Trash

August 18th, 2009 · No Comments

If a garbology expert came through your office or your home, what would he or she learn about you?  This specialist actually studies garbage and trash, with varying applications. Learning from this research can assist in many areas, ranging from archeological excavations to criminal investigations. I recently had the responsibility of emptying the house of an elderly family relation, […]

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Struggling with Productivity? Take a Walk

August 12th, 2009 · No Comments

  We’ve all been there….You have so much to get done before you wrap up the day. There is no way to finish everything before the official end of the work day so you stay late and keep plugging away at the stack. Yet the more extra time you put in, the slower you seem […]

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Healthy Habits Add to Productivity in the Office

August 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Does stress cause you to overeat?  If so, the current economic climate may be adding pounds to your waistline.  According to a CareerBuilder study, one in ten workers reported increased snacking during the day.  Overall, 43 percent claim to have gained weight at their current employment. Unhealthy eating and other non-beneficial habits can lower your […]

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