Knowing When to Focus and When to Multitask

I've talked about the dangers of multitasking before, and research study after research study shows that multitasking actually makes you less productive. In most cases, multitasking is not about doing two things simultaneously as much as it's rapidly switching between them. Each time you switch from one task to another, your brain actually has to…

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How to Be Productive in the Midst of Unproductive People

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: Ever been in the company of chronic procrastinators, slackers, and unproductive people? You’re not alone. In my past life as a corporate communications trainer, I was often paired with someone who’d just not do what was required when it was needed. If you’re a semi-…

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Be a More Productive Blogger with a Blog Organizer

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: Managing time for blogging can be quite challenging, especially if you’re managing multiple blogs, paid blogging positions and other writing gigs. I realized this as I moved from blogging for fun to blogging full-time. I needed a way to keep track of what posts when…

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Printable Time Management Quadrants to Help You Manage Your To-Do List

In 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Steven Covey talks about the idea of balancing urgent tasks with the truly important ones, an idea that Charles Hummel also wrote about in the 1960s in Tyranny of the Urgent. This grid was created based on these principles, and I've reproduced it in classic Life Your Way…

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