Category Archives: Time Management

Three Ways to Make Life Transitions Even Harder

Have you ever driven on a paved mountain road only to turn left and suddenly be on a bumpy gravel path? Do you drive the same way? Or do you quickly adjust your speed and attention to the new driving … Continue reading

Posted in Stress, The Time Diet, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Social Media Song: How to Deal With A Lack of Focus

Have you ever had one of those days where you had the best of productive intentions, only to have them derailed by a lack of focus? Happens to me all the time, so I wrote a song about it – … Continue reading

Posted in social media, TIme Killers, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Busy, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Night Owls Can Work With Morning People

Time management is difficult enough when we’re just keeping track of ourselves. When you have two or more people collaborating on a project together, planning can seem next to impossible. That’s because each person has an individual working style that … Continue reading

Posted in The Time Diet, Time Management, Working Style | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When the Malaysian Plane is Found, I Can Stop Watching The News

I usually have a fairly healthy relationship with current events. I read enough to stay informed, but not so much as to become entrenched in the 24-hour news cycle. However, every so often an event comes along that strikes a … Continue reading

Posted in The Time Diet, TIme Killers, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Must Focus, Must Focus…Oh Look, Something Shiny!

Do you manage your time like a hyper puppy? You know the feeling. You have a great idea, a sudden surge of inspiration and throw yourself full throttle into a task…until you get distracted by something shiny in a different … Continue reading

Posted in Efficiency, Focus, The Time Diet, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

3 Benefits Gained From Backing Away

When we’re committed to finishing an important task by a deadline, working non-stop seems like the responsible option, but it isn’t always the most productive. This week, I took a whole 7 days off from my dissertation. I couldn’t look … Continue reading

Posted in Balance, Efficiency, Emily Schwartz, The Time Diet, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When Getting Sick Isn’t In Your Schedule

This week I decided it would be a good time to get sick. I carefully planned for it in my schedule so that no plans would be disrupted and everything would still be accomplished…. Right. Because that happens. Sick never … Continue reading

Posted in Emily Schwartz, Life Management, Sick, The Time Diet, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Live in The Moment

Let me start by saying I find the title of this blog to be extremely obnoxious. We talk about “living in the moment” as though there is some magical state of being in which we soak every ounce of meaning … Continue reading

Posted in Balance, Emily Schwartz, In the moment, The Time Diet, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Organization, The Time Diet, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment