Category Archives for Time Management Tips

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Tip of the Day #5: Thought intensive in the AM, labor intensive in the PM

Have you ever had a day in which you made a good to-do list, with a couple of important tasks, only to find that at the end of the day, you managed to do everything, except these important tasks? Off course you have.

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Tip of the Day #4: Handling email

You arrive at the office, only to see your inbox overflowing with all kinds of emails. How are you ever going to plow through your email and get to those daunting tasks tasks that really need to be done today?

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Never forget a task again, start using a Tickler File

Are you organized and well-prepared? Do you love working with many folders and subfolders in Outlook? But you don’t have any fancy tools at home? . Enter, the Tickler File.

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TIP OF THE DAY – #3: Work in time blocks

You overslept. It’s monday morning. Traffic is horrible. The coffee machine in the office is broken. Your email inbox is cluttered. Sounds familiar? How are you going to get through this day and get your most important things done? Here is how: start working in time blocks.

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TIP OF THE DAY – #2: Gathering Your To-Do’s

If you want to clear your mind, start by gathering all actionable items. Meaning all to-do’s that require action from you, now or later.

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Tip of the Day – #1: Small To-Do, Big Weight

To-do lists can become cluttered with all sorts of small, easy to-do’s. Always finish these tasks first, as they can put pressure on you and you will feel overwhelmed eventually.

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