Praise The Humble Notebook

Notebooks appear to be making a comeback (some of you readers might even say it never went away in the first place). With all the apps for making task lists or recording your notes, don’t underestimate the simplicity and effectiveness of a notebook. Its uses are many and unlimited. You can use it to write […]

A Is For ACTION!

Does the following scenario sound familiar? You come into your offie, sit down and look at the papers spread out on your desk and pick one of them up. It’s from John. “Oh, I have to call John,” you say. So you start a to-do pile somewhere on your desk and that paper goes into […]

Make Time For The Not-So-Critical Stuff!

Ever get tired of hearing you should focus your time and energy only on high-value tasks? You know … the important stuff. But what about the not-so-important stuff? Those tasks that keep nagging at you. When are you gonna get those done? We’d all like to work on high-value tasks and activities, but just about […]

Time Management Lies We Tell Ourselves Every Day!

When it comes to time, most of us are guilty of telling ourselves little white lies. Sometimes, we tell whoppers like … I don’t have enough time … I’ll do it later … I can multi-task … They seem harmless, but these little deceptions can have a negative impact on our overall lives. When you’re […]

How To Reduce Your Task List!

If you’re overwhelmed with the size of your task list, maybe it’s time to reduce it! Check out this week’s Smart Tip of The Week for some inspiration.

Just One Minute!

Sometimes when we’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed with too much. … … stuff … disorder … email … things to do, it’s easy to forget that spending just a minute cleaning something up can make us feel a little more in control. Getting organized doesn’t always have to take a lot of time. Really. It’s […]

Procrastination Wastes Time!

Do you have a habit of putting stuff off even though you know it should be done? You’re not alone. Everyone procrastinates, but for some it’s chronic. Check out this week’s Tip of The Week!

It’s A Good Time To Slow Down!

“There’s just not enough time in the day!” “I have too much to do, I’ll never get caught up!” Do these statements feel familiar to you? I hear them often, and I’ve even said them myself a time or two … or more. And because there’s just never quite enough time, you probably feel the pressure […]

How To Make Your To-do List Smaller!

You can’t do everything. There simply aren’t enough hours in a day. Instead ask yourself: “What am I willing to give up in order to gain more hours for the things that really matter?” ~ Harold Taylor Does ‘busy’ rule your world and make you feel overwhelmed? Does your list of commitments, tasks and action […]

Unfinished Business is an Energy Killer

How many projects and tasks have you got on your To-Do list that have been there a very looooong time? If you’re like many people, you probably have a few. Those incomplete items are slowly sucking the life out of you and are killing the motivation you want … and need … to get more […]