Why scheduling time for your Most Valuable Activities keeps chaos at bay

Where there are too many options, chaos ensues. While in Paris recently, the Place Charles de Gaulle beneath the Arc de Triomphe caught my attention. The roundabout is known for the chaotic traffic due to the 12 different directions you can go once inside. It’s the perfect metaphor of a clock, with the 12 different points, and … Continue reading “Why scheduling time for your Most Valuable Activities keeps chaos at bay”

If your inbox is full, you’re doing it wrong

Inboxes, whether for your email or your physical stuff, are not storage places. Instead, empty out gathering points like this every week. Deal with each item one at a time, either by throwing it away or moving it to a less distracting permanent home, like an archive. Find more time management tips at DaveCrenshaw.com/time.

Why saying no really means saying yes

Most of us are overcommitted. We think that being busy makes us important, but it just makes us ineffective. Remember this rule: whenever you say yes to one thing, you’re saying no to something else. Learn how to say no more often so you can get more done. Learn more about time management at DaveCrenshaw.com/time.