Time Management

Tips for Better Managing Your Work/Life Balance

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Day Planning, Featured, Time Management | Comments Off on Tips for Better Managing Your Work/Life Balance

Tips for Better Managing Your Work/Life Balance

Do you spend so much time at work that your personal life is suffering? You’re not alone. In today’s world where technology allows workers to be connected to their jobs all day, every day, it’s particularly hard to strike a balance between work and your personal life. These work/life balance tips can help. Set a time in the evening at which you unplug from technology. Make sure this is at least two or three hours before bedtime, so you have enough time to take care of yourself, your family, and your personal responsibilities. Adopt a habit of exercising at the same time...

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5 Ways to Really Improve Your Motivation at Work

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Featured, Time Management | Comments Off on 5 Ways to Really Improve Your Motivation at Work

5 Ways to Really Improve Your Motivation at Work

Motivation is the key to success. When you feel motivated, there are no limits to what you can achieve. Here are five tips for improving motivation at work, so you can become a true superstar. Every day, take a few minutes in the morning to remind yourself of your talents. This will boost your confidence, and confirm in your mind that you do have what it takes to meet your goals. Use the word “unstoppable” in your mind throughout the day. If you think of yourself as unstoppable, you’ll create a self-fulfilling prophesy. At the end of each day, congratulate yourself on a job...

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Tips for Organizing Your Cluttered Office

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Featured, Time Management | Comments Off on Tips for Organizing Your Cluttered Office

Tips for Organizing Your Cluttered Office

Clutter is insidious and it gradually creeps through your office until one day it looks like a hurricane has struck. The secret to keeping office clutter at bay is to stay on top of it by following these simple office organization tips: Get rid of extraneous equipment and papers. There’s no need to keep around old equipment and outdated literature. Toss without mercy. Organize your supplies. As they say, everything has a place, and there’s a place for everything. Make sure your “everythings” are in the right place. Involve the office. Schedule each department for a...

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10 Tips to Write Better Emails

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Featured, Time Management | Comments Off on 10 Tips to Write Better Emails

10 Tips to Write Better Emails

Emails are one of the primary forms of communication in the business world, which means that you need to know how to write them well. Here are 10 ways to write better business emails: Avoid metaphors and similes. Use simple and clear language. Avoid long words when a short word will do. Take out unnecessary words. Be ruthless when you edit your emails. Use an active voice to energize your emails and avoid using the passive verb. Avoid using jargon or foreign phrases if you know the English equivalent. Don’t be over enthusiastic. Nothing ruins a business email faster than excessive...

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How to Beat the Afternoon Slump

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Featured, Time Management | Comments Off on How to Beat the Afternoon Slump

How to Beat the Afternoon Slump

We all know how hard it can be to ramp up productivity after you’ve taken a lunch break. Don’t get sucked into the afternoon slump! Instead, follow these tips for boosting afternoon productivity: Eat better - Things such as caffeine and sugar may give you a quick energy boost in the morning, but they will cause fluctuations in your blood sugar that can result in becoming drowsy or tired later in the day. Eat 3 balanced meals a day and only eat healthy snacks. Take vitamin B-12 - Vitamin B-12 actually contains 8 different vitamins, all of which help maintain a high energy level....

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Start the New Year off Right by Ditching These 10 Bad Habits at Work

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Featured, Time Management | Comments Off on Start the New Year off Right by Ditching These 10 Bad Habits at Work

Start the New Year off Right by Ditching These 10 Bad Habits at Work

This year, resolve to be more productive at work by getting rid of bad work habits. Here is a look at 10 common ones to ditch: Taking frequent “breaks” to browse the internet throughout the workday. Putting off important tasks until the end of the day, instead of tackling them first thing. Scheduling unnecessary meetings when matters could be settled with an email or phone call. “Rewarding yourself” for being productive by taking an extra break or letting yourself dawdle. Sleeping in and hitting the snooze button rather than getting right to work in the morning....

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