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Entries Tagged as 'Home Productivity'

Creating a Home Office from Unused Spaces

February 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s computers and cell phones work harder, look slimmer, and travel farther. And since these technologies hold more information than an old-school file cabinet and require significantly less square footage, why shouldn’t the home office follow suit? Residential workspaces no longer need to comprise an entire room with wall-to-wall bookcases, complicated filing systems, and an […]

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Finding More “Free” Time

June 19th, 2012 · No Comments

The time you spend outside of work is very precious time. It’s the time you spend recharging, connecting with family and friends, and doing things you enjoy. Unfortunately, it’s also the time you spend cleaning, driving your kids to soccer practice, and getting your oil changed. How you spend your free time is important. You […]

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Clearing Your Home Office

June 5th, 2012 · No Comments

For many people, working out of their home office is a great convenience. They can be close to family and have the freedom to do as they please as long as they get their work completed. A home office can also be a hassle if you are not organized. Below are some simple rules to […]

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Finding More Storage for Home Organizing

March 20th, 2012 · No Comments

You can organize your phone, organize your calendar or organize you closet, but in the end there is only so much you can do with actual, physical clutter.  Holiday decorations, outdoor lawn, pool or summer game equipment, outgrown baby clothes, furniture and clothes are all among items that may be filling your basement, garage, attic […]

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Saving Time with Drive-Through Shopping

March 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Is shopping an adventure for you or a chore?  More and more Americans are finding that shopping is just one more chore on their list, especially when it relates to groceries. I personally am a kamikazee shopper–I have my list, I zip through as quickly as I can find the items, and then I’m out the […]

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Tags: Changing Times · Home Productivity

Time Management Skills Work on Vacation Too

May 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Watching my brother and my husband get ready for their multi-week backpacking adventure along the Appalachian Trail, I reflected on the time management techniques that were being used.   Having the basic time management training skills that help you be effective in the office also helps with home projects and even for vacation planning. The top two things they […]

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Using Technology to Help Your Child with Homework

April 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Do you know any time-challenged parents who want to help their children use time productively? There is no question that kids can spend multiple hours per day on the internet, often to the detriment of homework. YouTube is one of the favorite spots. Now there is another site growing, called TeacherTube, based on the YouTube […]

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Tags: Changing Times · Home Productivity · Personal Productivity · Work Life Balance