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Procrastination Means You Always Have Something Planned for Tomorrow!

There are lots of great one liners out there about procrastination… “There’s no time like the present for postponing what you don’t want to do.” -and- “Never put off till tomorrow what you can avoid entirely.” -and my favorite- “If … Continue reading

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Meetings are most effective when four out of five people don’t show…

The  three words that strike fear in the hearts of even the most stalwart agents… “Can we meet?” In the 1960s executives spent an average of 10 hours per week in meetings; today this has increased to 23 hours per … Continue reading

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Next Time Just Send Smoke Signals

In today’s next installment of our time management series, we’ll be talking about managing your communications.  The fact is, communication is hard, and we are all a part of the problem.  Fortunately we can also all be a part of … Continue reading

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Have you heard the one about the Interrupting Cow?

Last week we discussed some of your big goals.  If you want to make headway on these goals, you need, you guessed it- time!  And not just five minutes here and there; you need consistent blocks in your schedule dedicated … Continue reading

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Plan Nothing and Go Nowhere

Alice:  Would you tell me please which way I ought to go from here? Cheshire Cat:  That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. Alice:  I don’t much care where. Cheshire Cat:  Then it doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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Slaying Your Time Management Demons

What’s your problem? No, really.  What is getting in the way of successfully taking ownership over your time and indeed, your life? It could be one of many things, including: Goal Setting:  I’ve had the same goal on my list … Continue reading

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Busy is NOT a Contest

Today begins a multi-part blog series on one of my favorite topics- TIME MANAGEMENT!  (No seriously, it really is). But first some parameters for your consideration…  Busy is not a contest. I’m sure you have witnessed this phenomenon: Employee 1:  … Continue reading

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