time management

More Quick Toss Items

More Quick Toss Items

You can create space and order quickly by tossing the small things that pile up and create clutter. Go through your house and get rid of these clutter makers: • Price tags – once you decide you won’t return an item toss the price tags. If it’s a big ticket item attach it to the warranty info. • Packaging – will you put the item back in the original package to store it? If not,...

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Perfectionism is a Time Waster

Perfectionism is a Time Waster

Perfectionism is a Time Waster   It would seem that perfectionists would not waste time, that they would want everything to be done on time. The reality is that perfectionism can be a big time waster. Many people put things off because they feel they don’t have enough time to do them perfectly. If a task is postponed, it will have to be done in a rush to meet a deadline. This gives the...

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Always Late?

Always Late?

Are you always running late? Have your friends and family started telling you things start a half hour before they do just so you will be there on time? Why are you always late? Many people live in a world with “magical time.” In magical time: a 20 minute drive to an appointment only takes 10 minutes, a project that usually takes 2 hours can be done in 30 minutes, and you can wake up at 7:30,...

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Coping in a Crises – What’s Really Important?

Coping in a Crises – What’s Really Important?

How can you cope with a crises that literally takes all your time? I have been dealing with a crises situation with a client. It developed because of a car accident which has resulted in what, he hopes, is a short term disability. He is hoping to be able to walk well enough to go back to work in a few months. The injury necessitated a very quick search for a ground floor apartment, packing,...

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Plan to Get it Done

Plan to Get it Done

Plan to Get it Done   We’ve all heard the quote, “Failure to plan is planning to fail.” This is especially true in managing your time. How many times have you ended up at the end of the day without accomplishing anything you needed to do? Planning how you will use your time will help you get the important things done. Many people resist planning their time because they think they have...

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