TMN Podcast #2 – Ten Travel Tips to Make Your Trip Less Stressful

Welcome to the Time Management Ninja Podcast!

In Episode 2 today, I cover 10 travel tips to make your travel this holiday season less stressful.

If you are a road warrior or just a casual vacationer, hopefully you will pick up a tip or two to make your travel easier.

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You can listen here on the web. Or you can download the app, which will allow you to call-in to the show and ask questions for future episodes. (Hint: You can also listen in your favorite podcast app from the iOS or Google Play app store. Search for “Time Management Ninja.”)

Here is an on overview of the tips from today’s episode:

  1. Pack Right and Pack Early
  2. Charge Up Before You Go
  3. Stay Organized with Apps
  4. Always Get to the Airport Early
  5. Skip the Security Line Altogether
  6. Take Pictures to Remember Things
  7. Always Put Things in the Same Place
  8. Use Headphones for Peace
  9. Get Online while on the Road
  10. Relax and Enjoy the Ride!

Leave me a comment and let me know what you think! Or go into the app and call in to the show! You can do this anytime… and I will get your message at a later time.

6 Ways to Beat Procrastination and Increase Productivity

This is a guest post by Abby Vonda of She specializes in entrepreneurship and self-improvement topics.

Everyone procrastinates from time to time.

Maybe there’s a few tasks you just can’t stand doing. Maybe it’s because there’s something else that you find very interesting and you can’t seem to pull yourself away from it.

Whatever the cause, you’ll need a solution to prevent your procrastination from damaging your productivity. As long as you can keep yourself from scrambling at the last minute to meet important deadlines, you’re on the right track.

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TMN Podcast #1 – iPhone X Review

I have been asked for a long time about starting a Time Management Ninja podcast.

This past weekend, I recorded a first episode with my friend Ken.

It is a casual chat about the new iPhone X. We are both die-hard Apple users, so if you want to hear some details about FaceID, the new screen, and even the UI tweaks then take a listen.

I am using for my podcasting platform. It is unique in that not only can I publish podcast episodes, but you as listeners can actually “call in” and leave messages and questions to my channel.

Check out my TMN channel here.

Download the app for your phone and you will be able to listen to my TMN postings. Today, is all about the iPhone X, but future episodes will be about other productivity topics including: time management, organization, and goal planning.

You can also add the podcast to your traditional podcast apps. The podcast episodes will be listed in the traditional iTunes and Google Play directories.

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I’d love to hear your feedback. And by all means get on Anchor and “call in” to leave me your questions and comments.  You can ask about the iPhone X… and any time management related topics.

5 Tips to Skip Meetings That Are A Waste of Time

What Meetings Should You Skip Today?

Not all meetings are created equal.

In fact, most are downright wastes of time. Sometimes, they are simply gatherings of employees to discuss a topic that no one is prepared for and that no one will take action on afterwards.

Today, I want to give you some tips to help you determine which meetings are worth your time, and the ones you should avoid.

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5 Reasons to Send 5 Emails Before You Start Your Day

Let Your Email Get Work Done While You Do Other Things

We usually think of it as time waster.

It can dominate your day if you let it.

However, you shouldn’t underestimate email’s potential as a productivity tool and time saver.

Email was intended to let us communicate quickly and directly with others. When used to your advantage, it can be a powerful time management tool.

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Which Direction is Your Life Going, Forward or Backward?

Move Your Life Forward Every Single Day

Each day is a new chance. An opportunity to move your life forward towards your goals and dreams.

It is also a day in which you could move in the opposite direction. You could do things that move you further from your objectives.

Which direction is your life moving, forward or reverse?

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8 Tips to Keep Your Desk Clutter Free

How to Keep Your Workspace Clean

Take a look at your desk right now. Is it clean?

Or perhaps, it is covered in clutter and things that you need to put away.

It’s more difficult to get your work done when your workplace is covered in stuff.

Today, I have 8 tips to help your keep your workspace clean.

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5 Ways To Be Productive When You’re Sick

This is a guest post by Corinne Ledling, a Content Manager at BIZSTATS, who loves to share tips and tricks about productivity and efficiency.

When you’re sick, you might feel like just curling up in a ball and forgetting everything for a while.

But there are ways to continue to be productive. If you are self-employed or need to keep up with work or study, this can be very important.

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10 Time Management Tips for Beginners

Simple Steps to Get Started with Time Management

Getting started with time management can seem like a daunting task.

There are hundreds of books, and even thousands of apps available to help you with your productivity. Yet, improving your time management doesn’t have to be complicated nor difficult.

Today, I have 10 top tips for beginners at time management. (Or for those that want to improve!)

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5 Reasons You Are Always Late (and How to Solve Them)

5 Tips to Fix Your Chronic Tardiness

This is a guest post by Vartika Kashyap. She is a seasoned marketing professional who is an expert in digital marketing and entrepreneurship at ProofHub.

“This is the fourth time in a row when you have been late.”

My employee was too embarrassed to even look up to me to give up a silly excuse. He, too, was bothered by his chronic lateness.  So, we made a list of possible reasons and sat down to identify the real one.

Realizing the cause helped him break his pattern and head towards a positive change.

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