I have had a brilliant blog post…many times. I usually draft these brilliant posts or ideas in my head as I’m falling asleep, in the middle of the night, in the shower, or while I’m driving. You know, all inconvenient times to write things down. I would be a multimillionaire … [Read more...] about How to keep brilliant ideas from disappearing
Your choice: Have three major papers due at the end of the semester, or set your own deadlines at any point in the semester. The catch: If you set a deadline, there are penalties for not submitting on time. If you don’t set a deadline, there is no penalty to turn all papers in on … [Read more...] about Set deadlines to increase self-control
Welcome to 31 Days of Timesaving Tools, Tips & Templates! Today, we're going to focus on the ubiquitous To Do List. At it’s best, a to-do list saves time by focusing your efforts, ensuring that you don’t need to re-do key tasks, run additional errands or miss … [Read more...] about What’s the best way to capture a to-do list?
As I’ve worked with multiple clients, a common thread is that the most overwhelmed folks have challenges that typically boil down to time management, prioritization and the sheer number of different activities and responsibilities one has. 1. Don't over-complicate it. We’ve … [Read more...] about Four simple ways to manage your to-do lists and tasks
Am I the only one that engages in productive procrastination? Productive procrastination: Those times you have a priority and important task or project to work on, but you're not feeling it, so you pick another task from your list and work on something else. This flies in … [Read more...] about How to increase productivity by procrastinating