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Entries from November 2011

Relearning How to Focus

November 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

As a society, we are constantly lamenting the fact that attention spans seem to be getting shorter all the time. In this age of the Internet and text messages, it just seems like no one can focus on anything anymore. But, much as we like to talk about these things as part of an irreversible […]

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Tags: Multitasking

7 Office Organizing Tips for Small Businesses

November 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

Office organization is always a challenge for small businesses because they tend to channel most of their labor resources into “productive” work that directly generates revenue rather than into ancillary functions. Still, a properly organized office is necessary to maintain a positive atmosphere that is tidy and structured. To replace chaos with sanity in your […]

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Tags: Office Productivity

Managing Projects Successfully

November 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Call it the curse of the hyper-productive person, but trying to do too much with your time can almost be as bad as trying to do too little. That is because, no matter how well you are using them, you only have so many hours and minutes to spend each day. That realization leads us […]

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Tags: Office Productivity · Planning

Old-Fashioned Time Management

November 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Time management and productivity training is an interesting field. On the one hand, things are changing all the time: The tools, distractions, and priorities that people set for themselves change with new career paths and technologies. Meanwhile, a lot of what goes into “getting more done” boils down to a few key concepts that don’t […]

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Tags: Personal Productivity · Procrastination

Save Time with Better Naming of Computer Files

November 1st, 2011 · No Comments

These days, most of us have hundreds – or even thousands – of files on our hard drives, both at work and at home. Finding them when we need them can be a major challenge if they aren’t perfectly organized. In fact, when you add up the time most of us spend an average week […]

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Tags: Computer Productivity