time management

Multiply Your Time Tomorrow By Asking Yourself What You Can Do Today

Managing your time to be productive can be done many different ways. You can focus on using it efficiently or prioritising tasks you do during that time, but you can also focus on creating time. You can create more productivity time for yourself tomorrow by asking yourself one question every day.

How To Craft An Information Diet That Actually Works

Some of us watch a lot of TV. We may read more articles than we need to (the irony is not lost on me here). We go on Twitter to kill our boredom. By consuming information more carefully and treating it like food for our minds (which it is), we can do it in a way that actually works without completely cutting it out of our lives.

Stop Saying You 'Have To' Do Unimportant Stuff

Some of us lead genuinely busy lives. But for plenty of people, the list of things we “have to” do includes plenty of crap we could easily say no to. Part of the problem may be our obsession with saying that superfluous things are necessary.

Plan Out Your Day Productively With The 'Time Blocking' Method

One of the best ways to stay productive is by managing your time appropriately. This method of scheduling your day keeps you focused while allowing for revisions and explanatory notes.

Recalibrate Your 'Colon Clock' To Avoid The Morning Poop Troop

You may have walked into the bathroom right after a co-worker “dropped the kids off in the pool”. Worse yet, it’s fully occupied and you have to wait. Space your morning coffee or snack out a bit and avoid that unpleasant, smelly experience.

Productive People Are Never 'Free'

Being truly productive is about more than just getting the things you need done each day. To be at your most productive you need to use all of your time to the fullest, and in that way you never really have a time when you’re “free”.

Schedule Sleep In Your Calendar To Protect Your Sleep Cycle

One of the perks of becoming a grownup is you no longer have an imposed bed time. It still might not hurt to schedule one for yourself if you want to keep your sleep cycle steady though.

Block Out 'Unscheduled Time' In Your Day For Proactive Tasks

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, block off time in your day for flexible, unscheduled activities. You read that correctly: create chunks of time that won’t be disturbed by clients or colleagues so you can focus on your tasks or education.

Time Assets And Debts: A Different Way To Think About Productivity

Most productivity strategies focus on short-term efficiency, like how to get more done each morning or workday. But certain strategic choices impact our time on a larger scale, like investments and debts. Here’s how to think in terms of time assets and time debts.

Plan Out Your Free Time To Enjoy It More

When it comes to our free time, most of us just want to be free from the rigid schedule of our work lives. However, at least one study indicates we may enjoy our free time more if we put a little planning energy into it first.