Time Management

Finally An Easy Way To Figure Out Where To Focus When Your Month Blows Up

»Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Blog, Business, Career, Time Management | 0 comments

It’s the beginning of the month and some awesome new opportunities have fallen into your lap! The tasks at hand seem absolutely doable, and you’re feeling motivated and optimistic and inspired! Just as you’re winding up to dig in, an unexpected steaming pile of crises gets dumped onto your plate by your biggest client creating days of additional work. The feeling of inspiration from a moment ago is a hundred miles away–and a sense of hopelessness is consuming you. Your best time management skills are of no use at this moment, (or so it seems) as the plethora of tasks you’re facing could only be tackled in a science fiction movie in which cloning yourself is a viable option. Overwhelmed and defeated, you ponder your top-o’the...

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Confessions Of A Social Media Addict – And Going Cold Turkey (Almost)

»Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Blog, Business, Career, Time Management | 5 comments

Social media is not social.  Selfies are a sickness. And I don’t care what you’re eating. I’m addicted. There, I said it. I spend too much time on social media. I could rationalize or justify it, and I have in the past: I do it for work. I do it to stay connected. I do it to stay informed. But regardless of the rationalizations, the truth is that social media takes too much time away from “real” life and I’m moving on. The Addiction I have 1,012 friends on Facebook. And I’ve become addicted to the interaction. I guess I’m not alone though. In a recent Harvard University study, the research team discovered that the act of sharing information about yourself activates the same  part of the brain that is associated with the sensation of pleasure...

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10 Ways To Be More Productive Today!

»Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Blog, Business, Career, Time Management | 0 comments

According to a recent survey, 66% of adult Americans claim they don’t have enough time. It’s a staggering statistic when you stop to think about it. Are you among the majority of folks who are feeling overwhelmed or rushed to get it all done? Here are 10 quick fixes to help you get through your work day feeling more productive and less stressed. Make your list of what has to get done today. And prioritize it. Stick to working only on tasks that are on your list. Once you start on something from your list, stay focused on it until it’s complete. Clean off your workspace (at least get your piles out of sight) so you are not distracted or overwhelmed by all of the stuff that needs to get done. Only pull out the files or work that is related to the project at...

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