Category Archives: Prioritizing

The Question You’re Not Asking About Your To-Do List

When prioritizing our to-do lists for the day, we often ask ourselves questions like, “What is the most important?” “What is the most urgent?” “What is my number one priority?” These are all valid questions, but a question we don’t … Continue reading

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Are You a Time Management Carnivore?

-Do the most important task on your to-do list first. -Everything on my list is important. -What now? When I started The Time Diet almost three years ago, my goal was to combat this type of thinking. The “priority paralysis” … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Ensure You’ll Waste Time on Unimportant Tasks

Do you often feel as though you just don’t have time for everything? Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the fact is, you don’t. None of us do. Nobody has time to do everything, we … Continue reading

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Time Management for a Merrier Holiday Season

It’s December, and all of the dashing through parking lots, decking the halls, and increased number of deadlines can create a time management crisis that makes us feel less than jolly. Just follow these tips to rein in your holiday … 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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Which to Sacrifice? Time or Money?

Your time is your most valuable resource you have. It is your own “productivity currency” of which you only have a limited supply and must ration carefully. However, sometimes we are faced with situations in which we must quite literally … 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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My Productivity Bracket

Have you filled out your bracket yet? Basketball? No. I’m talking about your productivity bracket. We all know what it feels like to be pulled in a million different directions. When we accomplish work, it didn’t just…”happen.” It beat out … Continue reading

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Time Management Karma

No doubt you heard about the “golden rule” while growing up: treat others as you would like to be treated. Maybe you didn’t realize that it also applies to time management. Treat other people’s time as you want your time … Continue reading

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Removing the Weight From Your Schedule

Having excellent time management skills requires a feeling of control. As soon as the feeling of control goes away, your stress level increases and you become far less productive. That’s why it’s sometimes better to devote time to the task … Continue reading

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