Four Strategies To Improve Your Efficiency
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Time Management Starts By Knowing How You Spend Time
It’s happened to all of us. We look at the clock and wonder where the time has gone. People complain […]
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How to Protect Time for Your Big Projects
When you’re trying to tackle an important project that requires concentrated attention, it’s easy to be overly optimistic about your […]
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Clear Your RAM
You’ve seen it happen. You have too many browser windows open or too many programs running and your computer slows to a crawl. That’s because your computer is trying to keep too many things in its RAM (Random Access Memory). To get things r…
Be Productive Not Busy
It’s a common response. How are things going? Busy. It comes out of our mouths almost by itself. The truth of the matter is we shouldn’t be busy. Even if we have a lot going on, we should be striving to be productive, not busy. What’s…
Make A “To-Don’t” List
We’re all familiar with a to-do list. It’s easy to take on too many projects because you don’t want to say no or you don’t want to disappoint people. That same desire not to disappoint can lead you to do things that divert you f…
Set “Time Boundaries” to Protect Your Schedule
Meetings that run long or unexpected requests from colleagues can prevent you from getting an important task done, make you leave work late, or even disrupt family time. How can you set and communicate boundaries so that you feel your time is respected…
How To Achieve More By Doing Less
There are more demands on our time than ever before. Being constantly connected means even when we’re not working, we are working, blurring the lines of work and home. Sometimes we need an extra hour (or more). Instead of trying to cram more into…
At Your Next Meeting, Use a Shot Clock
Tired of being in meetings that drag on and on? It may sound unusual, but the answer is a shot clock, much like the ones used in professional basketball. Here’s how it works: Before a meeting, explain that you want to devote a certain amount of time to…
Schedule Time for Your Most Important Work
No one likes getting to the end of the day and feeling that, even though you’ve been frantically working for eight hours, you haven’t accomplished anything important. To avoid spending all your time answering emails and texts, try scheduling important …