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When you ask many young and even seasoned professionals about their time management skills, they suddenly lower their head and
Written by a man who prioritizes his family relationships and his work finding ways to say yes to both.
A time management mindset focuses on completing quality work whereas a productivity mindset focuses on completing an increased quantity of work.
Lose the urgency.
Much of the waste isn’t your fault, but there are ways to make the most of the hours you have left
Pomodoro, Pareto & more.
The happiest couples are those who focus on what they like about their current relationship. The "grass is always greener" attitude could spell doom.
Focus on what you like about your current relationship.
My last article, How Successful People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve (it has more than a million reads here on Forbes). The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as it is about what you will do. My company, TalentSmart, has tested the [...]
Knowing what not to do is just as valuable as knowing what to do!
While it’s impossible to turn off your reactions to what others think of you, you don’t have to compare yourself to others, and you can always take people’s opinions with a grain of salt. That way, no matter what other people are thinking or doing, your self-worth comes from within. Regardless of what people think of you at any particular moment, one thing is certain—you’re never as good or bad as they say you are.
In this day and age, when vacations are few and far between, planning a vacation with the entire family can be both be economical and a lot of fun. Once the hard part is over (the vacation is planned), you can sit back and soak it in because the...
Keep it simple and fun.
A recent study found evidence that hunger-induced crankiness can affect relationships, even among spouses.
Eat for self-control and relationship building.
You could spend hours reading advice on how to improve your diet or become more organized. But maybe you'd be better off using that time to take a nap in the afternoon.
One of my recent life changes is a focus on getting enough sleep. In the past, I have tended to be one who would burn the candle at both ends.
This is an interesting idea....
(Quote): Of all the advice you get about how to improve your life, does this sound like the one thing you'd be very happy to add to your daily routine?
Yes, It's becoming a theme with me...
They know what they want. Do you?
I love filling my kids Easter baskets--but not when I feel like I'm throwing my money away on cheap, disposable crap they'll forget about by Easter Monday.
Thorough, creative and frugal.
If you're reading this on Sunday, in between doing work-related tasks that you just didn't have time for during the week, have hope. With a few small changes, you can manage your time so that you never (well, hardly ever) have to work the weekend again.
Sit as little as possible is my favorite of this list.
Entrepreneurs and successful young professionals tend to feel disconnected, even with an always-on schedule. What gives?
Never be "too busy" for loved ones.
When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be happy. Via Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents: …the well-being of children is more important to adults than just about anything el...
Parent self care, relationships building, and time management tips to increase family happiness.
Tea parties, chess, fishing, eating and math -- all improved by cats. A Russian photographer documented his daughter's cute adventures with her two cats.
Cuteness break, family style :)
A sound retirement can get derailed any number of ways. You can run out of money, be hit by unforeseen expenses or just fail to plan for emergencies. Here are the most common roadblocks and how to avoid them: * Failure to Anticipate Healthcare Expenses. For those retiring prior to 65, [...]
Plan for health care, long-term care, and taxes.
The truth is that even a dozen extra hours in our day would be of no use to us unless we change our attitude. And if we change our attitude, 24 hours in a day is more than plenty.
Go ahead. Disappoint.
Practical Tips for Productive Living
If you think coffee gets you kickstarted, just wait until you try gratitude.
7 great ideas to get each day off to a great start!
Go ahead and daydream on your commute. Get the important stuff done before noon. Have that second coffee at 2:00 PM. Work out whenever.
Brush your teeth at 2:30 and other unusual tips within the context of the classic work day.
At least once a week, I will hear somebody say, “I’m too busy to get organized. Are you crazy? I can’t stop what I’m doing to get organized!” If you think getting organized is a waste of time, you are wasting time by not being organized. If you continue to say these words, you will continue to be stressed out, frazzled, paralyzed and stuck due to your disorganization. How long have you been operating this way? Has it been weeks, months, years? It’s time to carve out some time in your day and make a plan to get organized.
Gain through organization, or lose.
Your smartphone is a sight for sore eyes. Literally.
If you’re one of those people who glances at their smartphone 150 times a day, chances are your eyes are paying the price for your screen addiction.
Staring at your smartphone -- or tablet, e-reader or laptop, while we’re at it -- for too long can lead to tired, itchy, dry eyes, and even blurred vision and headaches. Think zombie eyes and you’re there.
Blink. Blink. Blink.
Guilty as charged...
Margin: a Sports parent's guide to gaining margin and avoiding overload. It's not an unrealistic goal; it can happen!
Great tips for every parent.
It doesn’t mean she’s a lost cause, it just means that developing any kind of relationship with her will require an approach that’s more sensitive to her guarded heart.
Well written and sweet article.
No matter how big the screen or how effective the software, web browsing on your smartphone just doesn't match the ease of browsing on a computer. It's never going to be perfect, but it can be a lot better. Here's how to make browsing on your smartphone suck less.
Concise and helpful tips.
It's time to figure out who is the best member of your family is. And no one fights dirtier that the people who love you the most.
Mother wins, mother wins!