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Time Management

6 Tips To Help You Never Be Late Again

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

We all have a horror story about being late -- arriving at a wedding just as the bride and groom are running off in a shower of birdseed or picking up your panicked child at an otherwise empty field after baseball practice. You're not alone. So before you're late for your next very important date, consider these six tips for being right on time.

Prepare to Live Fully in 2015

Carson Tate | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Carson Tate

After the flurry and fun of the holidays, a hangover tends to throb just a little bit harder. We are too full -- of food, "stuff," and our to-do lists for the New Year. We crave a fresh start, free of that hangover feeling, in the New Year, but where do we start?

5 Ways Thinking Like a Ballerina Can Bring Balance to Your Life

Julia Erickson | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Julia Erickson

The rigors of my craft and small business require constant balance -- sometimes quite literally -- both on and off stage. Along the way, I've honed strategies that can translate to anyone striving to achieve balance in their lives and create room for personal passion and creativity.

6 Steps to Becoming a Happy, Vibrant Mama

Andi Wickman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Andi Wickman

What if taking more time for YOU actually made you a better parent? Before you were a mom, you were you. And when your kids head off to college or explore the world or whatever they decide to do as adults, you're still going to be you. You are the only constant.

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

Rachael Yahne | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Asking yourself the following questions will do just that: clue you in to your own behaviors, positive and negative, and help you see where you can alter your life in little ways that will make a big difference.

Making the Most of a Conference

Laura Liswood | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Laura Liswood

While often the conversations are delightful and allow an opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues, the question for me is: Did I optimize the time together to explore an aspect of another person's world view and knowledge or did we just have a pleasant conversation?

8 Ways To Create More Time In 2015

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 01.12.2015 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

The first thing to do is accept the fact that time is not something you "find." This is not a search and rescue mission. The time is there and in equal proportion for all of us. It's what we choose to do with our allotments.

Every Day You Wake Up Is an Opportunity

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

The way you start your day defines what happens to your life. Every day you wake up is an opportunity. The better prepared you are, the better the opportunity.

6 Ways to Help Your Fitness in Less Than 6 Minutes

Matthew Basso | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

Yes, I'm on line at the bank doing hip circles and quad stretches. No, I don't care what you think. You may laugh now but when I get to that rower before you and start my intervals immediately because I don't have to worry about getting injured, you'll be singing a different tune.

Why Work-Life Balance Is a Myth

Mike Harden | Posted 01.03.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

The idea of balance is that it is equal -- that we spend equal time, energy, and stamina on home life, on work, on our health. That's a losing battle. Work on what you need to work on, give what you can to the rest, and keep reevaluating and shifting your priorities.

More Time for Me in 2015

Helene Lerner | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

So often when the new year rolls around, we make resolutions that don't stick. How do we change that troublesome pattern? Here are some secrets for staying focused and getting what you want even when malaise sets in.

You Can't Always Get What You Want

Hans Hickler | Posted 12.25.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

It's not about changing your life, your job. It's about making space by un-cluttering your schedules; it's about accumulating less and focusing on the quality of your time and concentrating on doing a little more of the things you really enjoy; the things that matter.

10 Foolproof Ways To Permanently Free Up More Time

| Jeff Haden | Posted 12.19.2014 | Small Business

Success is awesome but it comes with one unfortunate by-product: the more successful you are the busier you tend to be. Pretty soon you fall prey to t...

Work At home? Here's The Only Gift You Need This Year

Katherine Stanley Obando | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents
Katherine Stanley Obando

I hadn't realized what a huge difference there is between a day in which you end up doing hardly any work by happenstance, and a day you intentionally dedicate to other things.

(Ho! Ho! Ho!) 8 Tips to a Stress-Less Holiday for Entrepreneurs

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 12.17.2014 | Small Business
​Jackie Nagel

Rather than wait for the festivities of the season to strike like a blast of arctic air, let's make a pact to move toward this holiday season differently so the new year can be kicked off with renewed energy for all you intend.

Time Management for Creative Types

Katie Morton | Posted 12.16.2014 | Books
Katie Morton

Time management sounds like such a dry topic, but it's really about letting some things go so that you can do what you love. These two strategies won't work for everyone, and it's of critical importance to discern which strategy works best for you.

Re: Re: FWD: (No Subject): How Sloppy Emails Ruin Your Productivity

Carson Tate | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Carson Tate

When you feel like you're drowning in a sea of sloppy, thick, unclear mud in your inbox, how do you begin to clean up the mess?

I Don't Know How You Do It

Essraa nawar | Posted 12.07.2014 | Parents
Essraa nawar

Just like any other mum (working or not working), I get stressed, feel overwhelmed, things sometimes do slip through the cracks and at times I barely meet deadlines (school projects, papers, registration, paperwork, etc.).

Time Matters

Stedman Graham | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Stedman Graham

It's almost impossible to stop yourself from procrastinating or wasting time if you are not engaging in activities that matter to you. And organizing your time around yourself is no easy task. You must take time, each and every day, to check in with yourself. Are you on track?

How To Focus When There Seems To Be A Million Things On Your Plate

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 12.05.2014 | Business
Mo Seetubtim

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all the work that you've got to do? There seems to be a million different things that need to be done. We feel overwhelmed and out of control because we don't know where to start. Should I start with project A? What about project B and C that need to be done as well?

3 Simple Steps to Get Back in Control of Your Day

David Finkel | Posted 12.05.2014 | Business
David Finkel

if you want to sustain your new behavior over time, I urge you to invest the five minutes capturing your weekly victories at the end of each week. Share them with your team. Encourage them to do the same 1...2...3... steps that you are. And watch your business flourish!

6 Tips I Use to Stop Feelings of Guilt and Reclaim Feelings of Joy as a Mom

Traci Bild | Posted 12.04.2014 | Parents
Traci Bild

Something happens when you have kids, it's like this guilt trigger, which didn't exist before. It gets turned on and quickly goes into overdrive. The worst part is that the guilt is completely unfounded -- it's kind of like F.E.A.R. -- false evidence appearing real!

Overcome Time Poverty: How to Become the Most Productive Person You Know

Kim Pisolkar | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim Pisolkar

Being in time poverty is a very common occurrence among entrepreneurs, but it is not at all conducive to running a thriving, profitable business. In order to be successful, you have to be productive, and overcoming time poverty is absolutely crucial to achieving that goal.

'Me Time,' Anyone?

Janice Windt | Posted 01.20.2015 | Parents
Janice Windt

Today, me time is the three minutes I get on the loo to check Facebook before one of my sons bursts through the door to see what I am up to. It's my drive to work.

WATCH: A Day In The Life Of Your Most Productive Self

Fast Company | FastCo Studios | Posted 11.20.2014 | World

We love incorporating interesting productivity tips into our daily work lives. But what if we incorportated all of the interesting productivity tips w...