time management

How To Have A Meeting That Isn't A Complete Waste Of Time

A poorly-managed meeting can suck away time, energy and money. Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do when meeting in a group at work, whether you are leading the meeting or not.


Become Comfortable With Downtime To Be More Punctual

If you are always late to appointments, it’s time to change that habit. Learning to embrace downtime can help.


10 Tasks You Should Never Put On The Back Burner

When things get busy, we all have tasks we put off. Sometimes, items end up delayed out of necessity. If you are putting off the right things, it can be a good move to reduce your workload. But if you procrastinate on the wrong tasks, you might be setting yourself up for trouble later. So, what tasks should you avoid putting on your back burner?


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.