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Entries Tagged as 'Personal Productivity'

Does Your Sleep Pattern Reflect Productive Habits?

October 18th, 2011 · 2 Comments

When it comes to time management and productivity, sleep can be a tricky thing: Without enough of it, you can’t do your best work. And yet, one of the best time management tips you’ll find – and one I am quite fond of – is to get up a little bit earlier to exercise or […]

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Fighting Information Overload for Greater Productivity

October 11th, 2011 · No Comments

One of the  ironies of the “information age” is that there’s so much data out there that it is hard to actually learn anything, much less concentrate on it for very long. In fact, some experts think that, with so much information and so many facts coming at us all the time, the art of […]

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Productivity Plans and the Post-Summer Letdown

October 4th, 2011 · No Comments

A lot of us went to the summer thinking about all of the things we were going to accomplish… only to eventually watch those goals dissipate away with the long days and summer sun. I have written in the past about the letdown that often comes toward the end of January or the beginning of […]

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Tags: Goal Setting · Personal Productivity · Planning · Time Management

Set Your Goals With Wiggle Room

August 30th, 2011 · No Comments

One of the toughest things about the process of learning time management and being more productive is that it rarely ever works out the way you think it will, or the way an author describes it in a book. It is not as if you jot down a set of ideas, or attend the time […]

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Skipping Breakfast Does Not Save Time

July 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Skipping breakfast is one of those time-wasting traps that hits us in the worst ways, since it seems to save time when you’re doing it, only to cost you more (in the form of low energy and lost productivity) later in the day. Plus, there’s plenty of research in time management online that shows eating in […]

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Time Management Tips for Traffic

July 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Regardless of how you look at it, sitting in traffic is usually a massive productivity sinkhole. After all, you’re not relaxing, and you’re certainly not getting anything done. But what can you do? Like death and taxes, your daily commute is pretty much unavoidable, isn’t it? To some degree, it might be. But that doesn’t […]

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Limiting Telephone Times for More Productivity

July 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Have you ever felt a little let down when your friends’ cell phones ring, and they immediately reach to answer?  Regardless of what activity or conversation is going on, many people instinctively feel they have to respond now.  –Or is that you doing the answering?  Trying to talk on the phone and carry on another activity […]

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5 Productive Habits to Cultivate Today

June 14th, 2011 · No Comments

Sometimes in life, it pays to skip all the prologue and get right to the things that matter most. With that in mind, let me offer a handful of high-impact time management tips that could make an immediate and profound difference in your personal life and career. There are lots of things you can do to be more productive and get more out of your days.

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Important Things First and Urgent Things Later

June 7th, 2011 · No Comments

If you work on the things that are really most important to you first thing in the day, the urgent things will still get finished. They will because they have to. It is a known time management technique that we often overlook.

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3 Small Productivity Tips That Keep You Employable and Promotable

May 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Productive people need good time management skills, and they also need to use those to keep up with their contacts, networking groups and industry trends.

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