Tweet10Share164Share6180 Shares Thought of the day: Why do we let people steal our time? We get pretty upset when people steal our money… so why do we turn a blind eye when people steal our time? In fact, it is a pretty common occurrence for co-workers, bosses, even friends to steal our valuable time. “Dost […]
Tag: Time Management
Stop Answering the Phone!
Tweet5Share8Share215 Shares Once upon a time people rushed to answer phones. For those old enough to remember, you had to get to the phone. At one point we did not have answering machines. We did not have even have CallerID. So, if you didn’t get to the phone…you did not even know who called. ——- […]
What Did You Forget to Pack?
TweetShare11Share11 Shares On your last trip, what did you forget to pack? You would be amazed what people will forget: Socks Cell phone charger Workout shoes Maybe even their brain! (Some people have admitted to this…) Traveling can be stressful enough, but when you are disorganized and worrying about packing it only adds to your […]
The Visible Todo List
Tweet157Share19Share14190 Shares Where is your Todo List? And more importantly, when was the last time you looked at it? The idea of a todo list is to capture the things you need to do, so that you can get them off your mind, and you can continue the business at hand. However, all that is […]
How early are you?
TweetShare4Share4 Shares Trick question: When do you show up for the 9AM meeting? If you are like most people in the workplace, you shuffle around and or even get to work at 9AM and then head down the hall to the meeting. What happens? People are wandering in for a good 5-10 mins. They make […]
Email – Only 5 lines?
TweetShare4Share4 Shares If you Twitter a lot… you know that every character counts. 140 is not a lot to say. So, you find yourself omitting words, leaving out spaces, changing before to b4, etc. I wonder how much Twitter is changing our current langauge/communication styles? Simple words like “very” are replacing fancy words like “extremely.” […]
Block Your Time
TweetShare24Share1135 Shares As part of my daily prep, checking my calendar is one of the most important tasks. After all, most of us live by our calendars to schedule our time. One of the most important tasks I do is to “Block Time” on my calendar. I usually do this at the beginning of each […]
Wow! A Time Management Fortune Cookie
TweetShareShare0 Shares Lunch at PF Chang’s… Who would have thought? A fortune cookie with a great time management quote. 🙂
Too Many Tools in your Toolbox?
TweetShareShare0 Shares Calendar? PDA? Notebook? Outlook? Dayplanner? Just how many tools do you have in your time management system? Many people find that their personal organization fails because they simply do not have a DEFINED system of tools. They use whatever is at hand. They use almost everything from a legal pad to Outlook tasks. […]