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Entries from November 2010

Conquering That Addiction to Multitasking

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Not long ago, a group of British researchers found that, when it comes to multitasking, doing too much at once reduces your productivity roughly the same amount as using marijuana would. For those of us who are addicted to using the Blackberry or iPhone while driving, checking e-mail in the middle of meetings, and flipping […]

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Tags: Time Management

5 Ways to Save Time This Holiday Season

November 16th, 2010 · No Comments

If there was one time of the year that most of us could use a boost in productivity and time management, it’s during the busy holiday season. But a blizzard of distractions – both personal and professional – can stop you from getting your best work done. Here are a handful of ways to beat […]

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Tags: Personal Productivity · Planning

3 Important Questions That Can Help You Stop Wasting Time at Work

November 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Every year, the major accounting and consulting firms release new sets of research and statistics that show how many billions of dollars in productivity are lost to American companies through fantasy football, social media, and other common workplace distractions. But while companies are busy trying to figure out ways to stop employees from engaging in […]

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Tags: Office Productivity · Personal Productivity

Effective or Efficient Time Management Skills

November 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

In the past few years, it’s become popular to talk about effectiveness rather than efficiency. There’s a good reason for this: it’s not enough to get things done if they weren’t the right things to be doing in the first place. But as fantastic as that insight is, it doesn’t relieve managers, executives, and professionals […]

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Tags: Personal Productivity