I have always been surprised when I actually start to do a list of things that have been piling up for a while (and that have no doubt been on my mind as a result) at how much I can get done in a little bit of time, contrary to the time I had estimated […]
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Time is very short, and days can fly by without ever really achieving anything – or at least that’s how it feels. With this in mind I wanted to put together my top 10 list of habits that the most productive people use each and every day to improve productivity. After all, if you can […]
Today’s post is all about the opposite of a TO DO list – the DONE list – and why it is arguably more important and better for you than your TO DO list. TO DO lists are always there telling us what we haven’t as yet done, what we may not be finding we have […]
Sometimes on this blog I like to write down some general thoughts that may get you thinking about things in a different way. Todays thought is based on making life easier by working around the way we work more – to maximise what we are good at and to minimise what we aren’t . It […]
Most of our lives are spent getting stressed and run down by the amount of stuff there is to do all the time, without necessarily taking time to think whether we should be doing it all at all. TO DO or NOT TO Do – that is the question….!
Nearly 100 years ago, a man called Charles Schwab (a steel company president) asked Ivy Lees (a well known efficiency expert) for his time management techniques. Ivy Lees said Schwab only had to pay him after 3 months of using his technique, and only what he thought it was worth. After 3 months, and in […]
You may feel that you are doing everything quickly and getting things ticked off the list, but chances are you will be getting distracted in the middle of things, or thinking about something else, or trying to multitask at the same time, and that will affect how much you actually get done. You will feel […]
How often have you seen an organised person looking busy and flustered? How often have you seen an UNorganised person looking busy and flustered? Notice something? The organised people in this world tend to look relatively chilled out when compared to an unorganised person, and theres good reason for this.
If you have one major thing to do in a week, then it will take a week. Give yourself 3 days to do the same task and you can usually get it done fine even if it means juggling other things around more.
There is nothing that wastes time more than dithering and taking ages to make a decision. How many times have you had a decision to make, spent days/weeks to-ing and fro-ing, only to come back to your first idea! How annoying to have wasted all that head space when you could have been thinking and/or […]
How can some people get so much more done in a day than others? Whats their secret and how can you be more like them? Here are 10 top tips that the most organised people use to get more done in less time – and be more productive every day.