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Time Management Techniques

Tips for Staying Focused as a Freelancer

John Rampton | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Freelancing is a great job to have because it is so flexible. Many freelancers can work from anywhere whether it's a coffee shop, an airplane, or their home office. However, what's hard is staying focused in the moments you do work since so many freelancers work on their computers with access to the Internet!

Time Management Tip: Don't Write Down Your Goals!

Mike Song | Posted 04.28.2017 | Business
Mike Song

Most people never achieve their New Year's Resolutions or big goals. Who's to blame? The time management experts telling them to simply write down th...

Maximize Your Time, Not Your Hours

Shani Harmon | Posted 04.01.2017 | Business
Shani Harmon

Despite how it feels, the situation is not hopeless. The most successful leaders have found a way to maximize their own productivity even in the face of infinite demands. How? First and foremost by adopting a mindset that "My time is the most valuable resource I have and therefore how I use it determines my success."

Time Block to Stay Focused and Motivated

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 10.22.2016 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Although having a flexible schedule can seem like a dream, it can soon turn into a nightmare! That's why as a time coach and trainer, I recommend people set up a structure that helps them to align with their priorities.

5 Ways to Maximize Your 'Time ROI'

John Bowen | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
John Bowen

Having freedom of time is a big reason we became entrepreneurs. We want to spend our hours doing what we love to do professionally, while also having enough time away from the business to pursue our other passions. Unfortunately, we usually end up working "half time" -- meaning 12 hours a day instead of the entire 24.

How to Wrap Up Your Work Day...On Time!

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 09.18.2016 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Stuck at Work? I personally use these strategies to stop working on time and still complete the most critical tasks:

4 Ways to Better Manage Your Time When You're a Single Mom

Lisa Froelings | Posted 09.08.2016 | Parents
Lisa Froelings

Before anything else, kudos to all the exceptionally strong moms out there and I'd like to share some time management skills I've learned throughout the years trying to raise funds for my business as I try to raise my kids.

24 Hours -- It's Not As Long As You Think

Amanda Yuill | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

I've been doing a lot of mindfulness work lately, in particular trying to play the role of "curious observer" to my thoughts and behaviors. It was through this curious observation that I came to a shocking realization this week: Things take time.

How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed and Get Work Done

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

When you're facing a big, messy obstacle that requires consistent, hard effort, you can feel so helpless...

This Changed Everything

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Deciding to limit how much I worked and when I worked really changed everything. (I did experience withdrawal symptoms when I first started this process: Step away from the computer Elizabeth!)

Why Ditching Family Dinner Can Make You a Better Parent

Anne Armstrong | Posted 05.03.2015 | Parents
Anne Armstrong

As you map out your schedule, consider squeezing a couple of 15 minute adventures. You'll not only be building happier, more resilient kids, you'll be smashing that 38.5 minute statistic as you build more joy, creativity an adventure into your life and the life of your child.

A Case for Scheduling Only 3 Things Per Day

Rachel Rofe | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Rachel Rofe

By the time we go to bed, instead of feeling satisfied, most of us are thinking about what we didn't do during the day and how we're going to have to play catch up tomorrow.

7 Business Tools That Will Save You Time

Miranda Marquit | Posted 03.31.2015 | Small Business
Miranda Marquit

If you are looking for business tools that will help you handle some of the more mundane tasks, saving you time and allowing you to focus on what's really important, try these.

How to Know Where to Invest More Time - or Less

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Many of you are "idea" people who often think of different ways to approach a problem. But when you take a high-quality, idealistic approach to everything from selecting toothpaste to composing a masterpiece, it's almost impossible to achieve your ideal overall life and schedule.

5 Key Time-Management Strategies

Adriana & George Sifakis | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Adriana & George Sifakis

In today's world of constant information sharing via television and social media, we must learn to set boundaries around consuming the influx of constant digital information. I find that setting household rules on social media around mealtime allows our family the one-on-one time we all deserve.

FOCUS: Follow One Course Until Successful

Cortney McDermott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Cortney McDermott

What you're really doing when you think you're multitasking is shifting your attention from one thing to another at an astonishing pace. While it's fascinating we have this capability, it's not exactly the best use of our mental faculties.

3 Time-Sucking Traps To Be Wary Of

Laurie Gerber | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Your relationship to time is one of your most important relationships. Consider that time is the currency of your life. All the choices you make about how to spend your time add up to the kind of life you have.

How to Allocate Your Time, and Your Effort

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 03.12.2013 | Small Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

I was a straight-A student through college who did whatever it took to produce work at a level that would please my professors. The rules changed when I started my own business over seven years ago. I realized that doing A-work in everything limited my success.

What Is The Best Time-Management Website?

Next Avenue | Posted 11.24.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Geoff Williams Here's what happened when I tried 4 sites that promise to make users more efficient I am running out of...

How To Rid Your Life Of Time Bandits

Roger Fransecky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roger Fransecky

Few challenges in life seem more unrelenting and formidable than time... there never seems to be enough time to do what we believe we must do, and our experience of time often defeats more than delights.

The Importance Of Scheduling Your 'You' Moments

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

There are so many time-stealers these days. Here in New York, people are moving so fast that they are almost flying through the streets. But where are we really going?

Planning Your Week: Chaos and Awareness (VIDEO)

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

What would it be like to have a really powerful week this week and every week? How could that happen? Well for one, you'd need to be able to "plan for chaos."

Balanced Life: 6 Tips for Coping With Boredom

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Diane Arbus wrote, "The Chinese have a theory that you pass through boredom into fascination and I think it's true."