Archive for 'Time Management Skills'
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…)
Posted on January 19, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Accomplishing your goals … is it a priority for you in 2014?
For many it’s a challenge that gets more and more complicated as January 1 fades into history and the details of living intrude and add unexpected complexity to our New Year’s Resolution (more…)
Posted on January 17, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Time management is the art of finding time in your singular and precious life for the things that are most important to you.
It requires planning and discipline; and the rewards of following through on your time management plan are palpable and powerful! (more…)
Posted on January 15, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Mastering Google Plus – or anything new – requires two things: knowledge and practice.
And those two things require your time. Not just time, either, although it is absolutely necessary. The more that the time you spend is focused time the more productive that investment of time (more…)
Posted on January 12, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Time myths … we all harbor them, and they eat away at our helpful time habits, leaving us frustrated and behind-the-eight-ball.
Often, time myths are instilled by our culture, our early messages, and behaviors we have observed in others. They are deeply embedded … (more…)
Posted on January 8, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Boundaries, Time Management Skills.
Staying on track and on time, whether you are working alone on a project or managing other people is a key skill for productivity and success.
Digging down a bit, we see that staying on track is about maintaining focus. And digging down a little further, I’d add that it’s about knowing
Posted on January 7, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Experience is an excellent teacher – but only if you find time to reflect on your experience and integrate it.
You’ve probably heard the saying about history and how it repeats itself if we don’t learn from it. The quote is from the philosopher George (more…)
Posted on January 3, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.
Resolutions are in the air, as 2014 begins its unfolding and we all anticipate making some desired changes in our lives.
It’s an exciting time, filled with hopeful energy and new promise. And for many of us, it’s a time when we re-introduce resolutions that we’ve made (more…)