Do You Multitask? Here Are Some Pros and Cons to Consider

When you multitask, it seems like a good idea, doesn’t it? I mean, finding time and being more productive is so important, why not multitask? Your focus when you multitask When you multitask it works against you if you’re engaged in activities requiring focus.  Tests performed by the American Psychological Association in Washington D.C. conclusively…

Reviewing Your To-Do List Keeps It Fresh and Useful

Reviewing your to-do list is an excellent way to keep it fresh and relevant to your needs and goals. This review is always time well spent. No matter what you’ve accomplished (or not accomplished) in your day, reviewing your to-do list gives you important perspective. It also grounds you firmly in reality, and this is…

Using Your To-Do List — Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Using your to-do list gets you from where you are to where you want to be. Your list is your road map. Maybe it’s the map for your day. And maybe it extends to your week, month, or even your year. The thing is, making the time to create your to-do list is important. But…

De-Clutter Your To-Do List and Lighten Your Load

When you de-clutter your to-do list you give yourself an immediate energy boost. Indeed de-cluttering that list is an important and rewarding gift that you are in a position to give yourself any time. Prioritizing and de-cluttering aren’t exactly the same, though. Prioritizing your to-do list helps you highlight what’s most important at any given…

Prioritize Your Tasks to Own Your Day

When you prioritize your tasks you give yourself a huge time management boost. Yet all-too-often, we neglect this important step. How often do you hop out of bed and start in on the to-do list that you have in your head? You’re in a rush and the day already feels like it’s getting away from…

Stop Procrastinating and Transform Your Time and Life

When you stop procrastinating you change your life. How is that so? Let’s take a look at the nuts and bolts of how procrastination works. And then we’ll take a peek at how you transform your life when you stop procrastinating. What Procrastination Does Finding time to accomplish everything on your daily to-do list is…

What Does a Sponge Have to Do with Time Skills?

Well, actually what I’m going to be talking about here aren’t sponges but sponge activities. If you’re a teacher or former teacher, you may be quite familiar with sponge activities. They are typically used in classrooms as a way to fill time between other projects and pursuits. But I want to expand on that concept…