Posts Tagged time management


Five Time Management Tips to Make Better Time Estimates

Have you budgeted for a task to take one hour, and then it takes 2 hours… or 30 minutes? Estimating and budgeting the time a task will take can be very important for our business. How can we learn to make better estimates of project time and keep our project costs on track? As always, […]

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The Classic of Time Management Tools – The To-Do List

Many people have very little experience with good time management skills or time management tools. So they start with the classic time management tool – the To-Do List. In many cases, for convenience, effectiveness, or success with your goals, To-Do Lists are really hard to beat. A great memory is great, but I’ve always found […]

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Time Management Skills to Get Your Day under Control

As we’ve said before when talking about the importance of time management, either at home or on the job, when you don’t manage your time well, you’ll have a pretty tough time getting done what you need to get done. Time management skills aren’t really difficult – you just need to… DO IT! Here are […]

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How to Make Sure Your Interns Benefit from Your Program

Interns who finish their term with your company should feel like they just had an amazing learning experience. They should complete their time with you with real world skills they can use, either in your company or somewhere else. What is the easiest way to insure your intern gets maximum benefit from their time with […]

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Internships: What Are They, and Why They Are a Win-Win

An internship program in your company can be a true business win-win. You can: Add more energy to your workplace Test-drive potential talent Find future superstar employees Contribute to the education of a young person. Let’s look at what internships are all about. What is an Internship? An internship program in your company encourages potential […]

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Time Management – How to Say No – Nicely, to Requests for Your Time

Every day, as managers and business owners, distractions and interruptions present themselves and we face one of our toughest challenges: saying NO. We absolutely want to help our co-workers… we almost feel as if we owe it to others. Admirable… until the work we need to do starts piling up adding to our own stress […]

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Guest Post on Indezine

Geetesh Bajaj of Indezine – the PowerPoint Expert Site – just put up a guest blog post from me, Planning Makes Presentations Effective. Large and small companies today express themselves in many ways, including presentations. Sometimes well, sometimes not. The best way to make sure ideas are understood is to organize goals and thoughts before […]

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Time Management Tips – How to Handle All Those Distractions

Of course, we all want to keep focused on our work and stay as productive as possible. But we all know that life happens – all the time, every day. So here is a bit of counter-intuitive time management advice – when life does happen, don’t fight it, too much. Working in a home office […]

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Time Management – 6 How-To Tips to Organize Your Workspace for Greater Productivity

Whether you work in an office location or your office is in your home, you need a workspace that helps you day run smoothly and efficiently. How you organize your workspace powerfully affects your mind… and your productivity. Many people think they like their workspace disorganized and cluttered. And usually they can find just about […]

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Time Management Skills – Up Time/Down Time – Managing Your Energy Cycles

As we improve our time management skills and increase our productivity, usually we depend on time management tips, or a time management strategy or tool for help. But we really have one of the major time management tools built into our bodies. We all have natural energy cycles called our “Circadian Rhythm” (from the Latin; […]

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