Category Archives: Organization

4 Tools You Need in Your Time Management Toolbox

We all know that we need some kind of list and some kind of calendar to have a well-organized time management system, but what else do we need? What else do we need in our time management toolbox? Make sure … Continue reading

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You’re Doing it Wrong: Calendar Edition

Calendars: We all have them, but we could probably all use them more effectively. They are the central component of our time management system, and yet we struggle to keep them organized. If you’re having a hard time taming your … Continue reading

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5 Questions to Ask Your Unfinished To-Do List

Oh, the frustration of an unfinished to-do list! Those lingering tasks left without a satisfying check mark beside them. Before you simply roll your unfinished tasks onto tomorrow’s list, stop! Here are five questions to ask yourself when you end … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Paper Calendar

Grocery store check-writers. 90 year old ladies who don’t use email. That one person who isn’t on Facebook yet. I have been compared to all of these people because of one simple fact: I carry a paper calendar in my … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Speedy Spring Cleaning

I hate spring cleaning, so when we begin that yearly chore, I want it done fast. Try these three tips to streamline your efforts and get rid of that dust and dirt as efficiently as possible. 1. Tackle Clutter First … Continue reading

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No, You Won’t Just Remember

“I don’t have to write it down, I’ll just remember it.”  We’ve all heard someone repeat this famous line as an excuse for not keeping a calendar or written list of tasks. Sometimes, we need a reminder that no matter … Continue reading

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How Many Hats Have You Worn Today?

If you feel as though you’re expected to be multiple different people during the day and fill many different roles, you’re not alone. Most of us wear many different hats in our lives and it is a real challenge to … Continue reading

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The Big Picture Plan

A huge part of having good time management skills is getting things done in an efficient manner, however, it’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day planning and lose sight of your overarching goals. Having a big picture plan can … Continue reading

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The Rule of Three

Do you have more than three big things on your plate at any given time? If so, you might be overloading yourself. This weekend, I stumbled across an article in a parenting magazine that I found surprisingly relevant to time … Continue reading

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How to Get Ahead

A slow workday is a great time to try to get ahead with your time management in hopes of easing the burden of your busy times. “Getting ahead” can mean doing things like organizing, planning, creating new systems and getting … Continue reading

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