Category Archives: Busy

Three Ways to Stop Being Late

Have trouble getting out the door on time? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. We’re all late sometimes – cars break down, emergencies come up – but it’s important to remember that when we keep others waiting, we are spending their … Continue reading

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Time Management Revelation in Aisle 1

I’m not proud of this blog I’m about to write. In fact, I debated whether I should even share this experience with you because it makes me feel like kind of a jerk, but I have a feeling I’m not … Continue reading

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The Root of Your Time Management Trouble

I like to think of time management struggles like gardening. Cutting down weeds does nothing. It’s not until we pull them out by their roots that we’ve solved a problem. In time management, we spend a lot of time dealing … Continue reading

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Why I’m More Productive with a Kid and How Non-Parents Can Learn From It

As we awaited the arrival of our daughter this year, I was excited, but also a little nervous. Here I am, a time management writer and speaker, about to face my biggest time management test yet. What if I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Hurry Up And Wait

Everything I know about life I learned in my college marching band… OK, that’s not entirely true, but it makes for a good opening. (Spare your “one time at band camp comments. I’ve heard them all. Twice.) In band, we … Continue reading

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A Golden Rule of Time Management

The ability to say no is a skill we all need, but knowing when to say no can be even more important. This week I was reminded of one of the golden rules of time management that keeps our schedules … Continue reading

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How To Make Time To Network

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” We’ve all heard that phrase before and understand why it’s important. Networking can get us a job, an internship, more business, new business, and expand our professional circle. But who has … Continue reading

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How To Stop 5-Minute Tasks from Taking Over Your Life

The “5 Minute Rule” is one of my favorite pieces of time management advice to keep your to-do list trim. “If it takes less than 5 minutes, just do it now!” However, how do you ensure that your day doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Busy Addiction and What I Plan To Do About It

You know how sometimes you read something and feel the author is speaking directly to you? That’s how I felt this week when I read a blog post called “Busy Isn’t Respectable Anymore.” In it, the author explains that we … Continue reading

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3 Reasons To Be Nice (When You Don’t Have Time For It)

“Hurry” has become a mainstay of our vocabulary, especially at this time of year! Seems like everyone is in a rush to get somewhere, or do something. Before you get caught up in the sense of urgency, don’t forget that … Continue reading

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