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Causes of Procrastination Posted By : Jamie S Hanson

Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Do you normally tend to postpone important tasks that are essential to do at that very moment? If you behave that way, then you are suffering from procrastination, a psychological behavior. A study carried out by skilled researchers revealed that many people are guilty of being procrastinators in their lives. Nurturing this kind of mental behavior, however, can lead to counter productivity, depression, and isolation from society. What causes this kind of mental state? Here are some of the causes of procrastination.

Simple Online Learning Time Management Tips Posted By : Alexander Sutton

Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Without the standard guidelines and mandatory class time requirements of traditional colleges, online learning students are faced with the challenge of maintaining their own schedule and motivation. Time management is especially vital to an online student's successful completion of their distance learning degree program.

Nine Ways Leaders Can Better Manage Their Time Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Sun, 15 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Leadership time is your organization's most valuable asset. Where leaders focus their time and effort affects everyone below them and the organization as a whole. So how can leaders make the best use of their time?There are a number of small, incremental changes - shifts - each leader can make to their daily behaviors that will assist in keeping both the focus and momentum of the organization pointed in the right direction.

Hey, Stop Snoozing Over There! Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Sun, 08 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400

The workday begins with an alarm ringing, and those pings and buzzes sound throughout the day reminding us of the next appointment we need to attend or the upcoming task that must be completed. Here's a thought on how to quiet down our world so we can remain focused and more productive.

Where Stress And Disorganization Collide Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Sun, 10 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Airport security check points offer a terrific example of how being organized can greatly reduce the stress we experience in normal, every-day activities. This post takes a stab at explaining the why and how of making this experience, and others, less stressful. As a professional speaker, I travel constantly. That means that I go through airport security all the time and, as a consequence, am witness to myriad methods of successfully and not-so-successfully navigating the process. This microcosm of activity is a terrific example of how being disorganized generates tremendous and unnecessary stress.

Mindfulness: The New Zen Of Time Management Posted By : CJ Pennington

Tue, 05 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Undoubtedly, this prevalent problem requires a radical solution. But most classic approaches to "Time Management" only ask us to adjust our actions, as if all our conflicts with Time could be resolved simply by "establishing our priorities," "sticking to a concrete schedule," or "organizing our files."

Top Ten Time Management Tips Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Mon, 04 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Create a Designated Work Space - Identify a defined physical space - like your entire desktop -that you clear of everything (I mean EVERYTHING) except the one thing you need to work on right now. Your DWS should look like a newborn conference room table. Itwill help you eliminate the effects of peripheral vision which can be very distracting when piles of other work and your computer monitor are within that scope of vision.

Three Small Steps To Greater Control Of Your Day Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Mon, 28 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500

Change is easy; deciding to is hard. That's because we all know that we need to make changes to improve our lives. However, the inertia of the status quo is a very powerful force to overcome when the moment to effect those changes arrives. My personal and professional experience is that small change is, indeed, the most effective strategy for accomplishing all types of goals.

Tending To The Fields: Welcome Back To The 24x7 World Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Sun, 19 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

I was recently askedmy thoughts on a productivity theory that advocated allocating specific slots of time for specific types of behavior - Productive Work, Administrative Work, and Non-Work. As thequestion was being posed to me,amental image of an industrial era worker came to mind -how theyconduct productive work duringpartof the day, administrative work part of the day (cleaning up, etc.), andnon-work part of the day (at home, away from the factory). What struck me as odd about that image was that it didn't fit into most modern professional and corporate work environments.

Discover Ways to Stop Procrastination Now Posted By : Nelson Montanez

Sat, 18 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

To stop procrastination, one has to reach a point in their life and finally realize that absolutely nothing will ever change until a radical mindset shift begins and backed up with consistent daily action steps. Let's take Bill's story for example. Bill joined the latest and greatest opportunity to hit the planet about a month ago and he is really looking forward to getting things going. Bill goes to his weekly city live presentations but always goes alone because it's 7pm and he doesn't want to trouble anyone he knows during a weeknight.

Is Your To-do List Really a To-do List? Posted By : Charlie Davidson

Sat, 18 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

If you are a person with a busy, complex life, you are likely using some type of to-do list. At the very least you have experimented at one time or another with one. However, sometimes getting done all you want to do can just feel all too difficult. You look over your list, and looking at some items, think, "Yuck, I don't want to deal with that." There could also be some items on your list you ignore consistently and don't want to do anything about.

Basic Tips On Time Management for Students Posted By : Charlie Davidson

Mon, 13 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Easy to follow tips and and management techniques for students. Important study tips for students to make better use of time for studying and general efficiency. Discover important factors that affect a students efficency and what you can do to remedy these commong time management problems. You will need to get rid of anything that might be a distraction to you in the vicinity of where you are studying. You need to make sure there is nothing close by that will defocus you from your study work.

Are You in Control? Posted By : Jaime Jones

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Work/life balance is often a broad theory comparing the proper prioritizing between profession and ambition on 1 hand, with joy, leisure, family, and spiritual improvement on the other. Juggling a victorious career as well as a flouring family is tough. It feels as if you stand out in 1 subject, you're worsening in the other. This expose will present you some ideas on how to do extremely well in both parts of your life.

When What Meets When, But What About How? Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Sun, 05 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Understanding the basics of time management systems requires the user to look into the architecture of the method they are considering. This articles talks about the fundamental components of a good time management architecture.

The Ebb And Flow Of Balance Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Sun, 29 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

One recurring theme we all face is balancing the demands of their career with those of our personal lives. These are often juxtaposed against each other, leaving a Hobson's choice. Because each situation is unique, it is cavalier to suggest a list of pre-packaged solutions. Instead, this article will frame an alternative conceptual paradigm and provide some day-to-day coping methods within this new context.

3 Simple Steps to Getting More Done in Less Time Posted By : Heidi DeCoux

Sun, 22 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Are you ready to find out how to get more done in less time? Here are 3 simple steps to get you started. First and foremost you need to be organized. Most of the people who earn six or seven figures and only work 20 hours per week or less are highly organized individuals.

Lessons Learned From The Laundry Room: How Organization Pays Dividends Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Sun, 22 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

One of the odd things about our house is that it didn't have a hall coat closet. This has to do with the layout and orientation of the home, which was designed to take advantage of the view. To remedy this shortcoming, we had purchased an antique coat rack and placed it in a spot where a coat closet would likely have resided.

Responding Versus Responsiveness Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Sun, 01 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Responding to a request is an acknowledgement. Being responsive to a request is delivering something of substance. This articles discusses the advantages and disadvatages of each means of communication. Some suggestions for how to improve both are also included.

The Three Rhythms Of Workflow - Getting And Staying In The Groove Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Mon, 26 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

It's been a rock and rollday here. Monday's always are ... for most of us. Between all the things I shoved into this week from last week, the things everyone else shoved into this week, and the collective exigenciesthat popped up over the weekend, it's a wonder Monday ever ends! I felt myself ease into the groove right way, first reviewing the landscape of the day, then triaging all the e-mails that had arrived overnight. The collective pulse rose as people started calling and the activity level all around me increased. Soon, I was responding to client and employee requests for my attention, while I also re-scripted a presentation I wanted to record for the web.

Time Bandits And Productivity Saboteurs - Identifying And Managing Them Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Tue, 20 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Properly managing the various interruptions and distractions that attack you during the day will not only increase your productivity, it will also lower your stress and provide you a greater sense of accomplishment and career satisfaction. This article contains some thoughts on how to do better manage these productivity saboteurs.

The Top Eight Strategies for Boosting Productivity Posted By : Heidi DeCoux

Tue, 13 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

How we spend our time determines the quality of our life. Over the course of each workweek, over 80 per cent of us waste 10-15 hours on unnecessary interruptions, procrastination, and clutter. Consider how much more money you could make if you were productive during those 10-15 hours. Or consider how much more fun you could have if you had an extra 10-15 hours off each week. If you are ready to maximize your workweek, start with these simple ten strategies.

Time Management Is A Myth Posted By : Paul H. Burton

Sun, 11 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Time can't be managed. It ticks inexorably forward, second by second. The phrase "time management" is really just a catch-all to describe how we get things done. The sum of all we get done is our productivity. Thus, we're talking about productivity, and, in this case, individual productivity.

Four Tips For Effective Time Management Posted By : Jesse Whitehead

Sun, 28 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Are you a natural procrastinator who put things off to do something else instead? If you are, you are probably not very good at managing your own time. Without effective time management, you will find that you are constantly rushing around trying to get tasks completed. If your never seems to have enough time to complete your tasks, here are four(4) effective time management tips to get things done.

Take Control of Your Life, Do What You Want To Do With These Simple Time Management Strategies! Posted By : Dayton Anderson

Fri, 19 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

We all have the same amount of time in a day, yet some people to get everything done while others seem to get nothing done. Well this article is going to teach you the time management strategies that will allow you to take control of your life, and literally buy back your leisure time so that you can have time to do the things you enjoy.

Time Management: Your Ally Or The Greatest Enemy? Posted By : Norbert Szabo

Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500

I must emphasize one thing which we all have in common as humans. One day means 24 hours for us even if we do additional night shifts and can't sleep for days. Also true that most of us will never learn how to manage our time efficiently. Being sucessful does not mean we can manage our time but managing our time makes us successful. By improvisation and placing additional tasks which we think may help moving forward we will not get us any further or make us more productive especially if its about managing business.