Tag: Time Management
10 Reasons Clutter Makes You Less Productive
TweetShareShare0 Shares Is your workspace a mess? How about your house? Car? Bedroom? I think you get the point. Many people let their clutter pile up until it starts to affect their life. I am not referring to hoarding. Instead, just the stuff starts to impact your ability to get things done…. the items that […]
How Long Does It Really Take You to Get to Work?
Tweet47Share28Share25100 Shares This is a guest post by Colter Reed. Colter writes software, and writes about personal growth and productivity on his blog. How long does it take you to get to work in the morning? Got a number in mind? Remember that number. Mine is fifteen. Five + ten. I’m going to put it to […]
5 Ways to Win with Deadlines
Tweet13Share32Share348 Shares Do you get things done? Let me ask a slightly different question, “Do you get things done on time?” These days it seems that not many people do. The norm is to be late whether it is finishing a project or showing up to a meeting. Our society has conditioned us to ignore […]
Is your time management system too big?
TweetShare4Share4 Shares This is Part 3 in a 3 part series. See also Part 1 and Part 2. In the previous posts, we discussed two potential impacts from a poorly designed or implemented time management system: Leak and Creep. Leak was the loss of information from your system, usually due to inadequate tools to capture […]
Does your time management system keep growing?
TweetShare4Share4 Shares This post is part 2 in a 3 part series (See part 1 here.) In the last post, we discussed 3 potential impacts from a poorly designed or implemented time management system. (Leak, Creep, and Bloat). Today, I want to talk about “Creep.” Does your time management system keep getting bigger? I mean […]
Does your time management system have leaks?
TweetShare2Share2 Shares This post is part 1 of 3 in a series. A poor or incomplete time management system can wreck havoc on your personal organization and efficiency. In fact, a poor time management system can actually make you less productive. Let’s explore 3 impacts of a poorly implemented solution. They are: Leak, Creep, and […]
The Power of 1
Tweet57Share81Share73211 Shares One of the main reasons that people fail at time management is… because their system fails. Too often people try to implement systems that are too complex. This leads to loss of information, overlooked obligations, and general frustration. (See “Why complex time management systems fail…“) It is ironic, that the #1 time management book […]
Things you don't have time to do?
TweetShareShare0 Shares The other day, a co-worker got on a rant about how, “He didn’t have time to do a lot of things…” I considered flippantly responding, “You have the same amount of time in the day as everyone else…” But, I resisted. As he went down the laundry list of things he “didn’t have […]
No Meeting Friday!
Tweet20Share36Share561 Shares There was a huge positive response to last week’s tweets about no meetings on Fridays. So, I thought it was appropriate for us to officially designate Fridays as “No Meeting Fridays.” Many people have been saying that they are booked for so many meetings that they cannot get their work done. Have you […]