Your Work Rhythms-Know Them and Use Them to Optimize Your Time and Productivity

Our work rhythms are as unique as we are.  But one thing that’s true for all of us is that we each HAVE work rhythms. Our energy levels vary, and so there are times of day when we are naturally more energetic and, therefore, more productive.

Work Time Paradox – When Does More Become Less?

Work time is what busy people are always looking for more of.  Am I right? Often we sacrifice sleep, leisure, and family time in order to find more work time.  When’s the last time you were late for dinner because you stayed at work to finish something up?  Or maybe you work from home and…

Finding Time and Focus Even When Internet Distractions Call!

Finding time and finding focus can be difficult in our fast-paced, information-rich world.  For anyone whose work day involves significant computer time, the call of the internet can be distracting and even overwhelming at times. How do you find focus and maintain it, with so much information at your fingertips, just clamoring to be viewed…

Find Time for Your To Do List – Reviewing

Reviewing your to-do list is an excellent way to keep it relevant. We’ve been discussing finding time to manage your to do list these past several days, starting with planning and then moving to prioritizing and de-cluttering your list.  (We also took a small Cyber Monday detour and looked at some on-line “To Do List”…

Find Time to Start, AND to Finish … Every Day!

Time Management isn’t simply about getting things done.  It is about your time choices, time boundaries, time values – and how managing all of that affects the quality of your life (of which productivity is one piece).  Too often, time management experts focus on efficiency, to the potential detriment of the rest of life. My…