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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

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

Project Management: Never Be Overwhelmed

August 9th, 2011 · No Comments

For most of us, the feeling of being completely stuck and overwhelmed by a giant project goes back as far as our middle school days – to right around that moment when we had to write our first five- or ten-page paper in what seemed like no time at all. The feeling carried on through […]

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Tags: Office Productivity · Planning · Task Management

Skipping the Latte Is Not Always the Smart Thing

March 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Cutting out the small things in life, whether it is activities or an extra expense, is not always the most productive way to accomplish more.

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Tags: Planning · Uncategorized

5 Steps to Meeting a Tight Deadline

December 21st, 2010 · No Comments

It’s tough to work under the gun, but it’s something we all need to do from time to time, either because we put a project off until the last minute, or because we had a heavy dose of work dumped on our heads. Regardless of the cause, however, developing the time management skill to meet tight […]

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Tags: Planning · Task 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

Cross-Training as a Swine Flu Measure

December 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Cross-training is a way of maintaining a company’s productivity levels. This applies whether you are a large corporation of a two-man partnership. Companies are starting to recognize some of their failures in this regard as they prepare for possible swine flu outbreaks.  At a September conference held by the Center for Infectious Disease Research and […]

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Organized Systems Help in the Financial Arena

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments

In the previous post I wrote about the Department of Homeland Security’s campaign to help America be prepared for disasters.  However there are also emergencies not linked to a natural disaster.  We are also experiencing an economic disaster in many areas at the moment.  Both of these require smoothly operating and organized systems  to give you […]

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Organized and Prepared for Emergencies

February 17th, 2009 · No Comments

No matter how organized you are and how great your time management skills are, it is difficult to handle emergencies, especially natural disasters.  They affect both your business and your family, so the stress is more than doubled.  Anything you can do to organize now will help to mitigate the toll, if and when you […]

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Novelty Marketing in a Time of Stress

February 6th, 2009 · No Comments

·         Do you find yourself running out of ideas to promote your business? ·         Have you come to a standstill with your marketing department? ·         Are YOU the Marketing Department of your company?   With the state of the economy these days, it is more often a focus on saving money than on saving time. […]

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Tags: Planning