Category: Productivity Tools

How to Save Time and Achieve Greater Productivity

Time management and productivity are skills that we all must become adept at. Life has become more complex, with more and more tools and demands. Combine that with the fact that we all have limited amounts of time, making for a recipe for disaster. The idea is to get better at this and to be able to maximize what we can do with the time we have available for work.

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What to Do When We Want to Change our Routines

We are creatures of habit for a good reason. Habits and routines make us much more effective. The actions we do become automatic, and we spend less time deciding whether we want to do them. These routines, however, can become constraining, and sometimes the time comes to change them or allow for more flexibility.

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Your Success Requires Organization

Organization is what guarantees that you will move forward and complete the projects you have set out for yourself, and it makes it easy, surprisingly, once you have the right schedule for yourself.

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Building a Routine for Efficiency and Quality

Routines are potent mechanisms in our daily life that help us achieve more. They create structure in our days to help us deal with the complexity of everyday life. By having time and spaces designated for various activities, our tasks become automatic and allow us to do more.

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Best Practices for Managing Priorities and Productivity

In his book, The Executive’s Compass: Business and the Good Society (public library), James O’Toole describes the use of a compass with the ideas of liberty (North) and equality (South) on the vertical axis and efficiency (East) and community (West) on the horizontal axis. These poles, notably the liberty-equality continuum, represent tradeoffs we must make as we search for the ideal society. I read about the tension between the idea of full liberty and full equality, but I had never

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