5 Ways Taking Notes Makes You More Productive

Why Note-taking is an Important Time Management Habit

When you are in meetings do you take notes?

If not, you probably aren’t giving the conversation your full attention. You may be listening, but you aren’t taking full advantage of the opportunity to capture important information for future use.

Taking notes during meetings and other conversations should be an integral part of your productivity habits.

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TMN Podcast #8 – Ten Time-Shifting Tips to Save Your Time in Your Day

How to Save Time by Time-shifting Your Tasks

Welcome to the Time Management Ninja Podcast, Episode #8.

Today’s episode is about one of my favorite time management tactics… “Time-Shifting.”

We all want more of out time back, and by shifting or changing the time of day that tasks are performed can save significant amounts of time.

 

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Listen to Anchor audio from Time Management Ninja: Craig Jarrow’s Time Management Ninja… productivity, technology, and organization tips.

 

Don’t forget to add the TMN Podcast to your favorite podcast app. As well, if you download the Anchor.fm app to your phone… you can “call in” and ask me your questions about productivity and time management. I’d love to hear your questions, topics, and feedback.

Here is the list of tips in today’s podcast…

10 Time-Shifting Tips to Save Time in Your Day:

  1. Be an Early Bird
  2. Change Your Commute
  3. Shift Your Errands
  4. Avoid Shopping
  5. Pick Better Meeting Times
  6. Send Strategic Emails
  7. Call Early or Call Late
  8. Get Creative with Your Creative Work
  9. Always Pack the Night Before
  10. Early to Bed, Early to Rise

 

7 Reasons Why You Are Drowning in Clutter

Clutter In Vs. Clutter Out

You are constantly searching for things that you can’t find because it is covered by your other possessions. You have piles that you call organization. And tell yourself that you’re sure you know where you put everything.

Simply put, you have too much stuff.

Until you take control of your clutter you will be forever drowning in it.

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5 Reasons You Should Always Be Early

Why Ten Minutes Early Is On Time

When was the last time you found yourself in a hurry because you were late?

Maybe it was packing for your day. (Or even more stressful, a trip!)
Perhaps, it was arriving to work on time.
Or just running down the hall to that post-lunch meeting.

Whatever your scenario, being rushed and late is not fun.

How would your day be different if you were early for your appointments?

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Are You Guilty of Starting Tasks But Not Finishing Them?

Getting Tasks to Done is What Productivity is All About

What was the last task you were working on?
How did you leave it? Was it done?

Perhaps, you left it partially done. Or you picked up another task before you finished the former. Or maybe you just set it down to complete later.

Are you guilty of starting your work, but never quite getting it to done?

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TMN Podcast #7 – 10 Time Management Tips for Your Todo List

Welcome to the Time Management Ninja Podcast, Episode #7.

Today’s episode is about all your todo list.

Your todo list is one of your four essential time management tools. Today’s tips are intended to help you make your list that more efficient and effective.

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Listen to Anchor audio from Time Management Ninja: Craig Jarrow’s Time Management Ninja… productivity, technology, and organization tips.

 

Don’t forget to add the TMN Podcast to your favorite podcast app. As well, if you download the Anchor.fm app to your phone… you can “call in” and ask me your questions about productivity and time management. I’d love to hear your questions, topics, and feedback.

Here is the list of tips in today’s podcast:

10 Time Management Tips for Your Todo List:

  1. Have ONE List
  2. Keep it with You ALWAYS
  3. Easy is Better
  4. Prioritize Your List
  5. Check your List Often
  6. Put Anything on Your List
  7. Don’t Be Afraid to Delete Tasks
  8. Keep a TODAY List
  9. Don’t Try to Finish It
  10. Let Your List Remember, So You Don’t Have To

 

 

How Increasing Your Work Speed Can Help You Beat Procrastination

Doing Your Tasks Faster Can Improve Your Productivity

You’re stuck.

You can’t get past your procrastination.
You have hit a wall.
Or a creativity block.

Either way you can’t seem to get your work done.
Your projects are stalled.
And you feel like you are sinking deeper into your todo list.

What can you do to get your motivation back?
Instead of spending too much time on your work, you need to spend less.

Maybe you need to do your tasks faster.

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