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Identify your time thieves – Time Management Tip 3

Prioritizing Blindly

One of the most important things you can do with your time is prioritize your activities. BUT, just because you prioritize them, don’t assume it is the most effective way – why? Many people prioritize based on: how they are feeling at that moment or how they feel about the task, instead of thinking strategically about what is best to do first.

Let’s look at it this way…

Jim and Sarah are both entrepreneurs working from home. Jim has a list of different tasks which he pulls out as he starts his day.  On his list, he has to do some research about a product he would like to develop, he has to make some calls to potential clients, go through emails and … Read the rest

Time Management

Want More Time – But Don´t Know Where to Start?

Time management is a skill that is essential for maintaining a healthy work-life balance and to enjoy a high quality of life. If you want more time, start by learning time management skills! Whether you are a career oriented professional or entrepreneur, time management skills help an individual to utilize his or her full potential and increase productivity in the responsibilities handled. Time is a critical resource and it has to be managed efficiently.

What would you do if you had an extra two hours a day? You could use it to pursue the activities you really want to, get more done, have more time to do what you want. Time management mistakes should be avoided and can easily be learnt. Time spent going through … Read the rest

Not taking action

6 Reasons why people DON’T take action

With less than a month left of 2011, some of us are feeling relieved while others may be feeling more hesitant, for some it´s been a great year and unfortunately for other not so much.

As we look back on the year, did we do as much as we could have? How was last year different to this year in terms of changing what you don´t like? Have you taken the actions you have thought about, dreamed of? If not, why? And what can you do to make it easier next time to take action?

When we fail to take action it can be for various reasons. Lets look at the main reasons we don’t take action and what we can do to change that!… Read the rest