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Entries Tagged as 'Time Management'

“No Brainer” Techniques for Time Management

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments

Marcus Aurelius, the Roman emperor and philosopher, claimed, “A man’s life is what his thoughts make of it.” That can be pretty scary, if you manage to actually find the time to reflect on the meaning. There is no question that everyone has too much to keep track of, and much of that stays in […]

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Tags: Personal Productivity · Task Management · Time Management

"A Stitch in Time…."

August 6th, 2013 · No Comments

The old saying was, “A stitch in time saves nine.” Recently I did something on two separate occasions with regard to shopping expeditions that would validate this statement. From a time management point of view, I had meant to save time but instead ended up turning an extra five minutes into additional trips consuming more […]

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Being Productive while Children Are at Practice

June 26th, 2013 · No Comments

If you are still at the stage where you shuttle children from one after-school or summer activity to another, you recognize how much empty space there is for you while waiting.  There is often no time to return home to get something done, so you simply sit and wait. There are ways to productively use that […]

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Unplug and Reclaim Productivity

June 11th, 2013 · No Comments

As much as we claim that our electronic tools help us become more efficient, there are times when these are actually working against our best efforts to keep up with the demands on our time. An article from OnlineColleges on this topic of unplugging ourselves offers ten good reasons to reconsider some of your routines.    Here […]

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Tags: Computer Productivity · Multitasking · Time Management

Less Stress with Children in the Mornings

May 14th, 2013 · No Comments

Although a lot of productivity and time management advice focuses on what you do at work, the reality is that your morning routine can be every bit as important (and sometimes, even more important) than your work habits. After all, starting the day feeling rushed and stressed out is no way to prepare for an […]

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Tags: Stress Management · Time Management

Top 10 Time Killers–How Do You Compare?

March 19th, 2013 · No Comments

How do you compare with others as you try to manage your time each day?  Here are the results of OfficeTime.Net’s annual survey:  Email–33% spend 1-2 hours per day on this, while 22% spend more than 2 hours each day.  Internet Surfing–8 out of 10 people spend more than 2 hours per day doing this. […]

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Finding Time to Enjoy Life

January 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Do you need a change this year?  Many people are numbly going through the motions of their lives, never once stopping to experience any excitement or joy. With this kind of existence, it is no wonder that so many people are tuning out of their lives and ending up having breakdowns and other emotional problems […]

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Managing Your Time in 2013

December 18th, 2012 · No Comments

As we wrap up the year, think about the time management tools that will help you navigate through a successful 2013.  Keep in mind that if something is not actually scheduled, chances are slim that you are going to accomplish it.  To decide what you need, ask yourself: 1.  Do I need an overview of the […]

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More Control Over Your Calendar

September 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Have you ever had the experience of agreeing to something – like a dinner with relatives, a weekend volunteer project, or a new social activity, for example – that sounded like a good idea at the time, but you ended up dreading as it got closer? Believe it or not, psychologists have identified this is […]

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Time Management for Parents

August 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Parents today are pulled in countless different directions, making it hard to find the time for everything on those never-ending to-do lists, not to mention to spend time with your family. This makes time management essential. Hannah Anderson, from the “Full-Time Nanny” blog submitted her article, “10 Ways Parents Can Better Manage Their Time” . Many of […]

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Tags: Multitasking · Time Management