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Time Management

How to Get Educated for Free

Steve Caldwell | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business
Steve Caldwell

What could you do with the time you currently have that is 'dead' time? You know, the time waiting in lines, driving the car, getting ready in the morning, the few minutes in bed before you go to sleep.

How To Survive The Senior Year Stressfest

Maureen Anderson | Posted 09.12.2014 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

The same way I didn't want to look back on Katie's last year at home with regret for having spent it stressing out about college, I didn't want to look back and think we spent any spare time boo-hooing that time was winding down.

3 Lies Your Calendar Tells You (And How To Get It To Tell The Truth)

meQuilibrium | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The truth is you probably will always be busy and your calendar will be a work in progress. That's okay. But when you strive to accept the limits of a truthful calendar, you can manage your energy more carefully to accomplish the goals, and care for the people and things, that matter most.

Are You Good Friends With Time?

Laurie Gerber | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

You don't realize you are in a relationship with time and right now you are allowing that relationship to be dysfunctional. Time is one of the most important relationships in your life. In fact, it is the currency of your life.

5 Key Time-Management Strategies

Adriana & George Sifakis | Posted 09.04.2014 | 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.

The Overachiever's Guide to Freshman Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 09.02.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement.

How To Get Young Children To School... On Time

Darcy R. Shapiro | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
Darcy R. Shapiro

I could tell him that Batman and the Power Rangers are outside of our house handing out swords and ice cream cones, and it would still take him forever to get out the door.

The Overachiever's Guide to Junior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

Identify a second faculty mentor for research. Meet at least once a semester with both of your faculty mentors to explore research opportunities, including paid summer experiences. Also, if you plan on applying to graduate school, request letters of recommendation.

Should Small Businesses Use Automatic Employee Scheduling?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

As a small business owner, it's up to you to decide what's best for your business. But if you are considering an automatic scheduling program, there are a few things you should keep in mind.

Interruption Rich

Nora T. Akins | Posted 08.19.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

When combined with multiple electronic communication systems an interruption-rich work environment is created. Evidence shows exhaustion, error rates, stress, anxiety and physical ailments increasing with frequent interruptions.

The Overachiever's Guide to Senior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement. I have learned that my very best students were focused, driven, and disciplined enough to follow these key steps-to-success during their senior year.

Time Management for the Self-Employed

Debbe Daley | Posted 08.19.2014 | Small Business
Debbe Daley

If simple everyday work tasks are becoming daunting and difficult to accomplish due to the lack of available time in the day, developing an effective work plan for your business is a necessity.

5 Simple Things You Need to Do Now for a Productive Fall

Carson Tate | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Carson Tate

Productive people recognize the seasonal shifts in their energy and commitments. They prepare for the uptick in activity each August by getting clear, culling their to do lists, adjusting their pace and staying aware of the fact this season can be more challenging.

Smashing Through the Writer's Block

Laura M. Artis | Posted 08.14.2014 | Books
Laura M. Artis

Just as you start getting into the swing of things, daydream of marrying words into paper forever at your leisure -somewhere on a remote beach -- suddenly, you run into the Armageddon of all problems -- writer's block.

Why You Should Stop Feeling Guilty About 'Me Time'

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

You won't always have time for a 90-minute yoga session so remember that wellness comes in different shapes and sizes. You can do something as simple as reading an entertaining blog for 10 minutes or finding a healthy recipe to try this weekend.

168: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.08.2014 | Good News
Mark Brodinsky

It is one number which levels the playing field for all of us. Whether you are a baby, student, wage earner, stay-at-home parent, entrepreneur, CEO, movie star, rock star, hall-of-fame athlete, or leader of the free world, your number is the same.

Patience With the Unexpected

Megan McDonough | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan McDonough

Today did not go as expected. Rather the productive day in the office I had planned, a computer crash dictated an immediate visit to tech support an h...

I Chose to Say No

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

I'm a time coach who aims to authentically live out my advice. That means I have to face the same challenges you do.

19 Suggestions for Incoming College Freshmen

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 08.04.2014 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

The following suggestions apply to all entering freshmen, although a few may be more apropos to those living on campus. Needless to say, this is far from an exhaustive list, but one that students, parents, and colleagues might think of as a point of departure.

When Business Etiquette Resembles a Competitive Dating Scene

Sabine Kobayter | Posted 08.01.2014 | Business
Sabine Kobayter

While sitting in a coffee shop in Manhattan, I overheard a conversation between two women that I suspect happens, on average, every 3 seconds in the world.

Teacher Time

Peter Greene | Posted 08.01.2014 | Education
Peter Greene

This is one of those things that non-teachers don't entirely get. If you work in an office, time is pretty flexy. If a meeting can benefit by running an extra 10 or 15 minutes, you just do it. But in most schools, when the bell rings, you're done. There is no little extra bit of time you can just throw into the work.

5 Tips To Make Overworked Employees Feel Valued

Karen Miller | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Karen Miller

When long hours can't be avoided, here are five impactful tips that can make your employees feel valued and comfortable when putting in extra hours.

Did a Popular Time Management Hack Get It All Wrong? A Better Way To Daily Productivity

Brian Horn | Posted 09.22.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

In this day and age the 40-hr work week is looked down on in corporate America as not being good enough, its judged as "guess they don't want it bad...

Make Time for Your Own Wellbeing: Ways to Rethink Exercise So You'll Actually Do It

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Deadlines loom, new projects pop up and you're putting off that lunchtime workout... again. Your day fills up with rides to practice, errands and family obligations and you're driving everywhere except to the gym... again.

How We Use Our Time

Richard Barrington | Posted 09.06.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

I'm a financial analyst, not a philosopher, and yet in my writings about money I often touch on the subject of time. Generally, this is because the tw...