Time Management

15 Time Management Tips for Achieving Your Goals

Serious goal setting requires an unblinking focus on effective time management.<p>One of the most effective skills you can have in life is proper time management. If you're not effectively managing your time, there's virtually no way you're going to reach your goals. Sure, you might make some …

Productivity

The power of a ‘not-to-do’ list

Rather than setting goals you can achieve, look for mistakes you’d like to avoid.<p>Has your working day become one long battle to wade through a to-do list?<p>The multiple distractions of the modern workplace – digital overload, open offices and constant interruptions, to name a few – can make it near …

Tim Ferriss

Things 3.2 adds direct Siri integration on iOS 11 and watchOS 4, iPad drag and drop

Things by Cultured Code has long been my go-to task management app of choice, and today the app suite is getting a big update thanks to iOS 11 and watchOS 4. Things 3.2 works with Siri for the first time (no more Reminders workaround!) and there’s powerful drag and drop support on the iPad.<p>iOS 11 …

Apple

Barcelona vs Eibar LIVE score and goal updates as Lionel Messi and Co eye another La Liga win

More Barca absentees<p>It’s not just Dembele who’s out for Barca, as they look to keep the space between themselves and Real Madrid in the …

Soccer

Jeff Bezos says the technique he uses to keep from wasting time at meetings can seem 'strange' to new employees

We've all been there: wasting precious time as we sit in a meeting that is heading nowhere fast.<p>There are lots of reasons this happens, but many times it comes down to a lack of preparation. Think about it: You can send an agenda in advance, you can provide all the resources your team needs for a …

Jeff Bezos

6 ways to fix your to-do list when you can't seem to get anything done

Sticky notes won't get you anywhere. Luke MacGregor/Reuters<p><b>If you fail to get your to-do list done, it might be time to try a new approach.</b><p><b>There are six hacks that can change your to-do list woes.</b><p><b>These range from combining all your mini-lists into one, categorizing, and making realistic daily goals.</b><p>…

Productivity

Do "Bad Work" When You're in a Productivity Slump

Dealing with anxiety or depression is challenging enough as it is, but trying to be productive at the same time can feel downright impossible, like …

Happiness

Saying 'no': the difference between being busy and productive

Recall the adage that if you want something done, you should ask a busy person? There's truth to it but it depends whether they're busy because …

Productivity

Slideshow: How to Stop Wasting Time

Productivity

The average Brit spends more than 2000 days doing chores in their lifetime

Can you guess which chores are the most time consuming?<p>Do you ever feel like you spend half your life cleaning, cooking, gardening and sorting the …

Productivity

The Pareto Principle Can Save You Time And Help You Achieve Your Goals

<b>News: The Curiosity Podcast is here! Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud and RSS.</b><p>Not many things are as frustrating as …

Productivity

French Time: Words and Phrases That Express It

Talking about time requires a fair amount of vocabulary. We are not just talking about the French calendar and its associated, finite divisions:<p><b>Le</b> …

France

To Maximize Your Focus And Achieve Your Goals, Try Warren Buffett's 2-List Strategy

<b>News: The Curiosity Podcast is here! Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud and RSS.</b><p>If you should take career advice from …

Warren Buffett

Don't Feel Guilty If You Procrastinate. Here Are 6 Reasons It's Actually Good For You

Kafka, Frank Lloyd Wright and Margaret Atwood were famous for it.<p>If we didn't procrastinate life would be so much simpler.<p>More than 60% of people I have interviewed, did workshops with and taught Design The Life You Love to over the last 7 years have told me that procrastination is the #1 thing …

Procrastination

Why an Old (and Much-Disliked) Technology Could Be the Key to Greater Productivity

When it comes to efficient communication, email often reigns supreme. Here's why it might be time to -- gasp! -- pick up the phone.<p>I hung up from a phone call with a client and quickly looked at the call time that appeared on my screen. That conversation lasted for all of three minutes and 42 …

Productivity

KanbanFlow

<b>Pros</b><p>Low price. Neat time-tracking tools. Includes a Pomodoro Technique timer. Includes WIP limits, swim lanes, and @ mentions.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Very restrictive …

Pomodoro Technique

This Is How To Actually Work Smarter, Not Harder

We’ve found eight unexpected (and counterintuitive) ways to squeeze more out of your workday.<p>Possibly no piece of productivity advice is more well-worn than the adage, “Work smarter, not harder.” Of course, the directive points to the fact that it’s not how many hours you put in at your desk that …

Productivity

Managing Time Without a Bell Schedule

« Mom Guilt and Career Ambitions | Main<p>Scheduling myself and being productive have never been a challenge for me. In fact, it's something I can …

Productivity

Project Management for Humans

I loved the game <i>Tetris</i> as a kid. I played the Game Boy version for hours. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the concept of little shapes coming together …

Project Management

Why Working Long Hours Won't Make You A "Better" Architect

<i>This article was originally published on Brandon Hubbard's blog, The Architect's Guide.</i><br>In a previous article, Should You Become An Architect?, I …

Productivity

Seven Strategies for Efficient Hobby and Entertainment Spending

One of the core principles that guides my financial life is the idea of finding the best “bang for the buck” for every dollar I spend. I try to seek …

Productivity

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires

Forget the small hacks -- these productivity secrets of Bezos and Zuckerberg have material impact.<p>Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your …

Happiness

Time Management Is a Waste of Time -- Manage Your Energy Instead

The basic premise of time management is sound — arrange your schedule so you can effectively and efficiently reach your goals (which can be personal, professional or both). But all the calendars, to-do lists and bullet journals are useless if you are too fatigued to accomplish the tasks on those …

Productivity

How This Simple To-Do List Can Help You Tackle Major Life Goals

Design a to-do list that forces you to prioritize one project at a time.<p>Subscribe<p>Let our news meet your inbox.<p>SIGN UP<p>Bestselling author Jake Knapp keeps his to-do list focused on one priority at a time. It’s a to-do list, he says, that defies all the rules.<p>“The rules are you should capture …

Business

Don’t Fail Because You Can’t Start: 4 Ways to Stop Procrastinating

Do you often rush to get things done at the last minute to meet the deadline? Do you want to stop procrastinating so that you can end the frustration of the last minute rush?<p>If you’re fed up with procrastination, you’re not alone. Although almost everybody puts off things to be done later, some do …

Procrastination

How to Get to Inbox Zero Every Single Day

Once you start doing it and it becomes habit, it's pretty easy.<p><i>What tips do you have for clearing your inbox and to-do list every night before bed? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by</b> …

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Too Many Commitments? How to Keep From Feeling Overwhelmed

Read this if you've made too many promises and can't keep them all.<p>You started the year with such great plans. You were going to work out every day, cook a great meal from scratch every night, beat all your revenue goals, and finally start writing that book.<p>Then reality happened. Now, here you are, …

Is It Time to Rethink the 8-Hour Workday?

Americans certainly aren't strangers to working long hours. In fact, 40% of U.S. employees regularly put in over 50 hours of work per week, while 20% top the 60-hour mark. But even if we choose to consider these numbers extreme, the reality is that most employees are expected to adhere to the …

Productivity

How To Save Time Maintaining The Home While Working Long Hours

The working mother is not always going to work just a 40 hour work week especially if she has founded her own company. After a 10 to 12 hour day at …

Lifestyle

How your commute could help to change your life

Could the time you spend travelling to and from work be a secret pocket of productivity?<p>Before setting up his new business, Peter Yang made a point of bothering everyone he sat next to on his 75-minute commute to work.<p>“I’d just ask whoever happened to be sitting next to me if they ever thought of …

Productivity