Category Archives: Productivity

How to Manage Your Time with a Journal

Keeping a time management diary can be a valuable tool to help you to see where the bulk of your time is being spent. Continue reading

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Put Things in Their Place to Get Organized

One of the oldest organizing adages is often attributed to Ben Franklin, “A place for everything and everything in its place.” Whether Ben was the first to say it is debatable, the truth of the saying is not. The single-most … Continue reading

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Learn to Say “No”

There was a time when I would say yes to everything. Not because I thought I had the ability to do it all, but because I felt I looked lazy if I wasn’t doing something all the time. I had … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Help Overcome Procrastination

I was planning to write this post last week, but I put it off.  Okay, now that the obligatory bad joke is out of the way, we can look at another internal time waster, procrastination. We all put things off. We hope to avoid tasks … Continue reading

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8 Common Time Wasters

Over the years, I’ve posted some thoughts on behaviours and practices that can get in the way of our productivity. To help bring some of these forwarded, this post will link to past articles, as well as adding some new … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Get More Done

Work with a clean desk – A study on productivity found that, “The average desk worker has 36 hours worth of work on their desk and wastes up to 3 hours a week just ‘looking’ for STUFF!” Clean your desk to … Continue reading

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