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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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The 12 Days of Time Management

Happy Holidays! From the Schwartz family to all of you.

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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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When Everything Goes Wrong

On Friday morning, my alarm didn’t go off. As it turns out, this was technology trying to warn me of the day ahead. It’s easy to think that if we can plan well enough, have excellent time management skills and … Continue reading

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A Puzzling Time Management Dilemma

Do you remember doing jigsaw puzzles as a kid? We frequently had one going on our dining room table growing up and my sister and I used to love taking a few minutes to put a couple pieces together every … Continue reading

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