“I’ll just put my keys right here in this random place. It’s not what I usually do, but I’ll definitely remember where they are.” That right there is a snippet of an internal monologue of someone who’s about to misplace their keys for at least twenty minutes. We’ve all been there, right?
There’s a single word that rises above the rest when it comes to effectively managing your time. Can you guess what it is? No. That’s not me doubting your abilities. In fact, I’m telling you the answer. “No” is a powerful word that’s commanding, freeing, and quite adept at creating and affirming boundaries. And if … Continue reading “How to Say No to Others”
Does something as small as a 2% uptick in productivity yield any noticeable changes? The truth of time is that everyone is limited to the same twenty-four hours per day. Yet by making small tweaks to increase your productivity by just two percentage points, you can have the gift of extra time. How much? How … Continue reading “The 2% Difference That Creates Extra Time”
What happens when you and your manager aren’t aligned? It’s one thing to free yourself from the bad habit of multitasking, re-think your work routines and watch your productivity skyrocket. But what do you do when your colleagues–or even your manager–don’t exactly have the same time management skills that you do?
Picture a soccer team. Their star player is about to take a penalty kick, but he seems a little nervous. Now imagine the team manager coming out from the sidelines. He trots up to the penalty spot, takes a few steps back and—kicks the ball himself, and it flies past the goalie and into the … Continue reading “How to Delegate Effectively”