Category Archives: Time Management

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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Does The Phone Go Next To The Knife or Fork?

We use technology to speed up our lives, but does it end up slowing us down instead? We have coffee machines programmed to turn on when we wake up, apps to find the quickest route to our destination, email so we … Continue reading

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How Time Killers Can Make You More Productive

We all know what it feels like to be sucked into a Time Killer. What starts off as a “quick glance” at Facebook, quickly becomes an hour long time indulgence we didn’t plan for. We can bemoan the time they … Continue reading

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Our Newest Time Manager

They say “good things come to those who wait,” and this weekend I found out that’s true. This week I’m taking a break from your regularly scheduled programing because Friday 6/27, after 9 months of waiting, we finally welcomed our … Continue reading

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How To Solve Your Time Management Dilemma Over Lunch

How many times has this happened to you? You’re at your wits’ end with a project. You know you’re wasting time going around in circles, but you don’t know what step to take next and in which direction. You know … Continue reading

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How Google Robbed Me of My Saturday

OK folks, we need to have a discussion about what I call the “time management rabbit hole” AKA Google. You know what I’m talking about. It starts off innocently enough, asking one simple question to find a seemingly simple answer. … 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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Is the Extra Mile a Waste of Time?

We grow up hearing that we don’t get far in life without going the extra mile. That going above and beyond the call of duty is the way to be noticed, get ahead, and stand out, but is it really … Continue reading

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3 Steps to a Lighter Calendar

Did you give your calendar a Spring Cleaning? It’s easy to get stuck in a time management rut when it comes to obligations that consume our day. Sometimes we end up doing things just because we’ve always done them, not … Continue reading

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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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