time management

Why Saving Tasks For Tomorrow Doesn't Always Work

Do you frequently tell yourself that you’ll do better “next time” and then don’t change when the time comes? Do you often decide to do something “later” only to find that it never gets done? Poor time management today will only lead to poor time management tomorrow, but here’s how you can improve.


The Freelancer's Guide To Time Management

Time management is a challenge for all of us, but we freelancers face a unique set of issues when it comes to making the most of our time. Not only are we juggling projects, we’re juggling several clients and simultaneously trying to find new work. Here are some time management strategies freelancers and small business owners should have in their arsenal.


How To Get Better At Estimating Time For Tasks

Good time management depends on knowing the value of each minute. If you can correctly tell how long it will take to do a task, your schedule will never go haywire. So here’s how to get good at estimating time.


Work On Your Passion Project For 90 Minutes Every Day For 90 Days

It’s difficult to make time for passion projects in your busy life. The trick is to turn that passion project into a habit, says author Robin Sharma, and he has a formula to do just that. He likes to call the 90/90/1 Rule.


Trim 'Ego Commitments' From Your Life And Get Back Some Time

Many of us take on responsibilities because they provide us prestige or recognition. If you have time constraints, consider dropping a few of these. Jeff Haden writes over at LinkedIn that dropping these “ego commitments” is an easy way to increase your productivity.


Set Aside A 15-Minute Block Every Day Devoted To Self-Improvement

We’ve talked before about how you can divide your time into 15-minute blocks to get a handle on your schedule. Chances are you can spare at least one for self-improvement, so make it official.


Design Your Ideal Schedule To Take Control Of Your Time

Few people feel they have enough time to get everything done. Even if you can’t imagine making more time, try drawing up your ideal schedule — you might find that the steps that follow are a little easier.


How To Teach Your Team Efficient Time Management

Feel like there’s never enough time? Follow these simple time management tips to ensure your team works effectively together.


How To Manage Your Time On A Chaotic, Irregular Schedule

Not everyone works 9-5. When you schedule doesn’t fit into neat little boxes, it can require some special skills to keep everything in order. Here are some tactics you can use to keep your energy up and maintain control.


Finding Balance Between High Productivity And Burnout

You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help but be dissatisfied with what you’ve actually accomplished. I got sick of this pattern. So I changed it.