Time & Life Management

How to Finish a Task!

How to Finish a Task!
in Time & Life Management, Organizing

Are you someone who starts a whole bunch of projects and tasks yet rarely finish any of them? You are in excellent company! A huge percentage (89% according to a study shared in the Huffington Post) of business people don’t finish their task list.  Starting things and not getting back to them often is a result of procrastination, excessive distractions, poor planning, or simply a lack of desire.

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The Opposite of Worrying = Planning

The Opposite of Worrying = Planning
in Time & Life Management, Leadership & Communication

Recently, I helped a client eliminate the worrying component in his narrative which was causing serious procrastination. This is not unusual, and here are some thoughts for those who find themselves trapped in this wheel of hell. I understand worry intimately. I know those who are chronic worriers and it can quite literally ruin your life. Everything elicits worry in their mind. The truth is that the majority of the things people worry about never manifest into anything at all.

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It’s Official – List Making is Here to Stay!

It’s Official – List Making is Here to Stay!
in Time & Life Management

I’ve been writing, speaking, and training the world on list making to aid in greater productivity. I have been convinced for decades that this was the simplest and most logical way to run one’s life. Yet, there are still many out there who defy my advice determined that their method (lack thereof in reality) is superior and that making a list is stupid, stressful, unnecessary, etc. (substitute your adjective here at will).

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Work/Break Block System (WBBS) – The Productivity Secret You Will Love!

Work/Break Block System (WBBS) – The Productivity Secret You Will Love!
in Time & Life Management, ADHD Issues & Info

Do you get easily distracted when you should be working on a task?

Do you find yourself taking breaks more frequently than you know you should?

Do you sometimes spend too much time working on a task and then get totally burned out before finishing it?

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Incentivize Your Team While Working From Home

Incentivize Your Team While Working From Home
in Time & Life Management

We all have to create new ways to stay motivated while working from home. For those who are self-employed and basically alone – this can difficult if you are a solopreneur. However, many people, myself included, have worked like this for years, so there is little difference.

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#Accountability Partnering – While #WorkingFromHome!

#Accountability Partnering – While #WorkingFromHome!
in Time & Life Management

The idea of working alongside others doing the same thing to keep motivated is not a new idea. And there is research behind the concept showing that people doing similar tasks at the same time creates a kind of synergy propelling everyone toward their own goals.

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Stuck At Home

Stuck At Home
in Time & Life Management

For most people being at home hour after hour and day after day is maddening. As it turns out however, many who ordinarily work from home (like my#) are not in that camp as this is not unusual. Admittedly, it is a bit unusual not to go out much at all, but working from home and transitioning from ‘work mode’ to ‘personal life mode’ is something I mastered many years ago.

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Productivity While Working From Home

Productivity While Working From Home
in Time & Life Management

Someone in your office coughed and now everyone is asked to work remotely. So, now you must figure out how to successfully work from home. For many people working in an office environment provides much needed structure and can be a place with fewer distractions – or at least different kinds of distractions. So, how can you create a suitable work environment in your living or dining room?

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Airplane Mode People!

Airplane Mode People!
in Time & Life Management

How many times does each of us experience someone’s phone going off in a public place we are at? Often, right? Most of us take the time to click the correct button to make the device not ring, or even vibrate. However, some are uncertain just what button they can or should use to not totally turn off their phone, and then there are those who simply don’t care. Granted it does take time for a smartphone to start up again, which can be annoying, so an alternative to just switching it off and on again all day long is a good idea.

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Making Time For Everything

Making Time For Everything
in Time & Life Management

Most of us get behind on our plans for the day at some point – and from my experience in coaching thousands on time management – one issue crops up constantly which can become the culprit: NOT making time for everything related to a task. The little ‘extra’ steps are really necessary in order to be truly done with something or to make that task more effective.

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