Archive for 'Time Management Skills'
Posted on July 31, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Focus and You
Finding focus and maintaining it is a skill that increases your presence and your productivity.
Your moments are enhanced when you bring focus to them; and yet this is a quality that is often especially hard to come by in our culture.
We are bombarded from every angle with information, news, ideas – all clamoring (more…)
Posted on July 24, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Filing Tip in No Time
Filing is an activity that often falls to the bottom of our priority list – especially when time is short. Do you agree?
You know it’s important, but it’s seldom something that you actually get to. (And then by the time you do get to it, the papers have piled so high that the task is daunting – perhaps daunting enough to discourage you from starting at all!) (more…)
Posted on July 10, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Choosing ONE thing is the key to your productivity!
Distraction is, if not the biggest time challenge for most of us in 2014, certainly one of the top 5 or 10.
Between the information streaming at us via the internet (and the multiple devices we possess for delivering it) and the expectations of quick responses and almost 24-7 productivity, it’s no wonder that we often feel besieged, inundated, and pulled in multiple divergent directions all at once. (more…)
Posted on May 29, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Procrastination is a time challenge for everyone.
Whether it’s something you do infrequently or a chronic problem, procrastination has a profound effect on your productivity, your energy, your confidence, AND your self-esteem! (more…)
Posted on May 22, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Procrastination is something that plagues all of us, eating up time and energy and causing untold worry and stress. So a procrastination cure is just what the doctor ordered!
Read on for some good ideas to get you moving again, when you are stuck in a rut of (more…)
Posted on May 8, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Choices, Time Management Skills.
Planning, or more specifically, time planning, is the kind of topic that you’ve probably read about on lots of time management blogs.
In fact, you may be tempted to stop reading because (more…)
Posted on April 24, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Sponge activities are probably very familiar to the teachers (or former teachers) among us.
Typically used in the classroom, I think that we can all use sponge activities to make the most of our time! But before I share my ideas, here’s a description of sponge activities and how they are used (more…)
Posted on April 17, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Remembering what matters is a time and productivity challenge that has many people stymied.
In today’s culture, information is flying at us from all angles – and what we find ourselves remembering is too often rather random, if we remember at all! (more…)
Posted on April 14, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Technology, Time Management Skills.
The Heartbleed Bug has had a significant impact on internet traffic, and on TIME in recent days.
If you haven’t heard about Heartbleed, it’s important that you learn about it! (more…)
Posted on March 20, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.
The inner critic … are you familiar with yours?
We all have voices that chatter in our heads throughout the day – and the inner critic is one of them. Learning to recognize these voices, or sub-selves, as I call them, is a powerful and transformative time tool. (more…)
Posted on March 6, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.
Verbs are important! Who’s the last person that uttered that phrase to you? I’m guessing it may have been a long-ago teacher, extolling the virtues of action verbs and encouraging you to make your writing more vivid and engaging.
Other than that late-elementary-school (more…)
Posted on February 6, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Evaluation is a powerful tool that is too often neglected – especially when we are busy and overwhelmed. Yet that is precisely when we can benefit the most from the power of evaluation.
That’s because evaluating where you’ve been enables you to see the successes … and the pitfalls … (more…)
Posted on January 31, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Task planning is a time management skill that offers a surefire path for getting you from where you are to where you want to be.
In other blog posts recently we’ve written about the power of chunking tasks down into bite-sized pieces, respecting your natural work rhythms, (more…)
Posted on January 26, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Flexible focus is a very helpful concept, and one that builds on yesterday’s article about finding the balance between creativity and discipline, and moving efficiently from one project to another.
So, to continue and take a look at flexible focus, I thought I’d share an article from the (more…)
Posted on January 23, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.
Have you heard about the Hour of Code project sponsored by Code.org?
It’s a campaign anchored in the schools, that is aimed at getting students (and really anyone) to make a small stab at learning code. And while the kick-off was in December, the Hour of Code (more…)