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Why does life seem to go faster the older you get?

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The popular explanation for this is that the brain perceives time as a rough percentage of total life lived. For a 10-year old child, one year represents 10% of their existence to date. That’s a long time. But to a 60-year old, one year represents less than 2% of their life experience to date, giving the impression of it passing much faster. But that’s only part of the answer.  (more…)

Internal Time Management: Using Your Natural Body Rhythms to Increase Your Effectiveness

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Overlooked in most traditional time management workshops are the strategies that take advantage of the internal workings of our body and brain, which I refer to as internal time management. For example, working in sync with your biological clock makes life easier and allows you to accomplish more with less effort.  (more…)

Time Management: Budget Your Time – It’s More Important Than Money!

Time to be productive!  Develop your time management skills. Here is why and how... Time to be productive! Develop your time management skills. Here is why and how…

When you lose all your money, you can always earn more. But when you lose all your time, there is no more to earn. When your time is gone, you’re gone. Time is your most precious resource. Budget it well.  (more…)

9 Tips for Successful Time Management

Would you like to boost your efficiency in the workplace? Would you like to boost your efficiency in the workplace?

Many people are having trouble managing themselves with respect to time – they are disorganised and usually lack clear-cut goals.

Procrastination can reign freely with these individuals, who hop from one job to another and get interrupted constantly so they postpone all tasks until they become a crisis.  (more…)

Soft Skill Education: Don’t Be so Hard-Headed and Get a Softer Brain

Soft skills versus hard skills. Soft skills versus hard skills.

In this high-tech, digital-crazed culture, schools seem to be emphasizing the hard skills to the detriment of the essential basic soft skills, like time management. For example, as reported in a Toronto Star article, a 2015 study showed “a staggering 83% of educational institutions believe their grads are equipped for the workforce, whereas a mere 34% of employers agreed, and just 44% of students themselves.”

Many of the soft skills can be gained from experience, but it’s a costly way to do so. Students have to get jobs first in order to get experience while employers are looking for experience before hiring. And once employed, they get experience first and then the lesson. It makes more sense to get the lesson first. (more…)

8 Essential Time Management Strategies to Counter Procrastination

In order to reach your goal(s) and the fulfillment that comes with it, apply these helpful strategies to better manage your time and nip procrastination in the bud! In order to reach your goal(s) and the fulfillment that comes with it, apply these helpful strategies to better manage your time and nip procrastination in the bud!

Do you ever feel like you are losing sight of your goals? Are you often distracted doing all kinds of things but nothing really important? You might be among the many people who tend to habitually postpone vital tasks. This phenomenon, also known as procrastination, is the biggest barrier to goal-setting. Luckily, all it takes to overcome procrastination is a little self-discipline.  (more…)

3 Essential Time Management Tips for a Successful Career and Life

Take control of your life, reduce stress and improve both efficiency and effectiveness. Take control of your life, reduce stress and improve both efficiency and effectiveness.

Time management allows you to take control of your life, reduce stress and improve both efficiency and effectiveness – as well as free up time for planning and prioritizing. This in turn helps you to be more successful in your career.

You can learn time management skills the easy way or the hard way. Experience takes time. Gaining from credible professionals is faster. Taking advantage of training sessions and eBooks is in itself a time management strategy. (more…)

How Proper Time Management Can Make a Big Difference

How time management can make a big difference. How time management can make a big difference.

 

One hour a day makes all the difference in the world

Gaining more time is an impossible challenge. There are 24 hours in a day, no one has more or less of it. The solution lies in prioritising and focusing on the most important tasks at hand. The tasks that will help you reach your daily, monthly or yearly goals.

 

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Outlook 2013: How to Use QuickSteps and Save Time

Have you ever done the same thing over and over again in Outlook? If yes, try QuickSteps! Have you ever done the same thing over and over again in Outlook? If yes, try QuickSteps!

Create and Customize QuickSteps

QuickStep allows you to make repetitive tasks in a simple, easy and quick manner. Filing email, replying to a group, sending new email, etc. – these are some of the things you often do on a regular basis that are actually possible candidates to become a quickstep.

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Gap Analysis: Dealing With Your Current and Desired State

Daily Planning will get you there! Daily Planning will get you there!

As part of the strategies for ultimate success discussed in our previous article, daily planning is really an important element. There are actually seven simple reasons why you need to choose to plan on a daily basis.

Here is a list of reasons…
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