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Could you get more done with reduced working hours?

Could You Get More Done If You Reduced Your Working Hours?

There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing. ~ Brian Tracy I know what you’re thinking, “what do you mean reduced working hours?! …I don’t have enough time for my workload as it is!” …or do you? You may be familiar with Parkinson’s […]

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3 Powerful Questions To Start Your Day

How do you start your work day? I don’t know about you, but I don’t begin any work until I’ve spent a few minutes planning my day, clarifying where my focus needs to be. For me, this pre-work planning time organises me mentally for the day ahead. I don’t want to ‘do’ a bunch of stuff. […]

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Afraid Of Opening Mail? 7 Steps To Dealing With Unopened Post

We all fall behind from time to time, but if you’re amassing several stacks of post because you’re afraid of opening mail, the consequences could be costly. Mounting late fees. Poor credit ratings. Unclaimed money. Missed opportunities. Anxiety and stress. You may deeply dread what may be lurking inside, but ignoring your mail won’t make […]

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Productivity - Running A Business, Not Running Around

Microsoft – Productivity: Running a Business, Not Running Around

Microsoft – Productivity: Running a Business, Not Running Around Article posted by Microsoft Small Business, with contributing experts Clare Evans, author of ‘Time Management for Dummies’ and Cory Cook who share tips on productivity and time management.  Tips include the benefits and importance of taking a strategic approach to running your business, planning, prioritising, and […]

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Estimating Time Accurately – Why You Need A Stopwatch

Most to-do lists are missing a critical element: A time estimate for each task. How do you know what will and won’t fit into your day if you’re not estimating time accurately? You may argue that you already do indicate estimates for your tasks, which is great. The question is, are they based on quantifiable experience […]

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Are You Time Efficient?

Or do you need to get real and take some serious action? If you wonder why time seems to slip away, you’re not as time efficient as you think. Most people get through the day like they’re on a white-knuckle ride, trying to “do it all”. Despite being ‘non-stop busy’, we’re perplexed when the end […]

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Get It Done! Completing Tasks

William James once wrote: “Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” I couldn’t agree more. I thought I’d never finish this blog! I couldn’t resist a little humour… but there is admittedly some truth in it, too. Why is it so fatiguing? Because each and every time we are […]

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