Category Archives: Time Management

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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The One Thing That Makes You Jump Out of Bed Early

In my time management coaching, one of the most frequent complaints I hear is, “I just can’t seem to get up in the morning!” Hitting the snooze button 15 times can make us late to work, skip breakfast, and stress … 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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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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