time management

Stop Telling Yourself You're Too Busy

Ever feel like you’re overwhelmingly busy? Of course you have. But chances are you might not be as busy as you think — and knowing this simple fact can reduce a lot of stress.

Use Part Of Your Holidays To Refocus And Plan Your Finances

Getting your financial situation under control is never an easy task. It might be easier if you do some of your financial planning while you’re taking a break from your normal routine. Say, while on holidays.

Ask LH: How Can I Pull An All-Nighter?

Hi Lifehacker, How can I pull off an all-nighter? Any tips?

Productivity 101: A Primer To The Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organised and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to spend less time doing the things you have to do so you have more time for the things you want to do. Let’s break it down and see how you can apply a simplified version to your life.

Use Lego Bricks To Ration Your Time And Stay Productive

Scheduling your to-dos is boring. Playing with Lego is fun. Combine the two and you get a fun and easy way to keep track of how much time you have in a day.

How The 'Fast Web' Is Impairing How You Think

Before you realise, habits form. How much thought do you put into your daily routine, and how much of your routine is formed as a response to outer influence? In other words, do you know why you work the way you do?

How To Filter Out Email 'Fluff'

There are many things CEOs care about, but arguably one of the most important things is their time. Whether they’re running a Fortune 500 company or a startup, CEOs have a lot on their plate, and in a global economy every second counts.

Finish Each Day By Making Your Plan For The Next One

When work is almost over for the day, the very last thing you want to think about is more work tomorrow. However, as blogger Todd Henry reminds us, using those last few minutes of each day to plan what comes in the morning can save you lots of stress.

Why Summer Might Not Be The Best Time For A Holiday

If you’ve just finished a summer holiday, you know one disadvantage of taking a break during peak season: everything is crowded and costs more. Another less obvious issue: taking a holiday outside the peak can make you a more efficient worker.

Incorporate A Daily Prioritisation Meeting Into Your Morning Routine

When you can be reached nearly all the time in five different ways, it’s easy to lose track of what really needs doing. Productivity blog 99u suggests figuring out at the start of the day what your priorities are.