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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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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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Are You Devaluing Your Time?

Have you every caught yourself driving all over town to run one errand? Maybe you’re looking for the best price, or the perfect item, or the best combination of both. In this case, the time management and the money management … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day from The Time Diet. Share with a super mom you know!                 Connect with The Time Diet for more time management tips

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How Do You Convey Urgency?

Have you ever delegated a task, and then become frustrated when it was finished late? Perhaps you and your delegate speak a different time management language. This week, I finished reading Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers (because I apparently never watch a … Continue reading

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How to Win At Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time of year again. The time of false hopes and broken promises. (a.k.a. New Year’s Resolutions!) This year, don’t waste your time with a resolution that won’t even last until the New Year’s Eve party is cleaned up. … Continue reading

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How To Hold a Time Management Garage Sale

Are there things on your schedule that are cluttering your day? Are they getting in the way of things that actually matter to you? This week, I cleared out all the clutter in our house and had a garage sale. … 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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Why Urgent Is Easy But Planning Is Hard

When you stare at your to-do list, you subconsciously look for three things: Tasks that are easy Tasks that are urgent and Tasks that are important. When only one task stands out as fitting all of those categories, deciding what … Continue reading

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10 Productive Things To Do During Commercial Breaks

Watching your favorite show on TV can be a fun, relaxing Dessert in your schedule. I usually advise people to make their relaxing time a work-free zone, but we’ve all had those evenings when we need to squeeze in as … Continue reading

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