“If you plan to do an unrealistic number of tasks, you’ll end up dreading the day ahead,” psychologist Alice Boyes writes. How to beat procrastination and maximize productivity? Here's what the experts say.
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We report on time management skills that can dramatically cut down on wasted time during work hours. These techniques will help you get more done at work – and get you home on time.
“I have a theory that burnout is about resentment,” Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer says. “And you beat it by knowing what it is you’re giving up that makes you resentful. I tell people: Find your rhythm."
Most of us have room to improve our productivity and avoid time vampires lurking around every corner, says Dawn Rasmussen, Pathfinder Writing and Career Services. She lists the nine worst time-suckers threatening your productivity.
Managers tend to work around the clock, complaining there aren’t enough hours in the day to accomplish everything. But are we using our time effectively? By eliminating these top five time wasters, you’ll be amazed by your increased productivity:
If you’re still tracking your time for projects or clients with a spreadsheet, it’s time to transition to a modern tool, program or application such as one of these suggested by columnist Lindsay Olson.
If you plan on knocking out a task quickly and then discover there’s far more to it than you expected, it’s going to wreak havoc on your schedule and could easily torpedo a ton of your free time. Here are some steps to ensure you won’t be surprised by a to-do list iceberg.