Mac: We still like Clocker, the free time zone clock for your menu bar. But if you have to track a lot of time zones on your Mac, you should also look at Menu World Time, another free menu bar world clock with a slightly different interface.
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Your typical waking day has about 1,000 minutes, as blogger Tim Urban writes in Wait But Why. Urban loves to analyse his time by breaking it into chunks, to
If you’re struggling to get your stuff done, and finding yourself alternately antsy, distracted, and tired, then try out this alternate approach to scheduling. Writer and podcaster David Kadavy organizes his tasks based on their mental load, separating high-level creative tasks like idea generation from less taxing ones like research, and more mundane ones like administration. Kadavy’s Medium post describes six kinds of mental work and how he arranges them in his weekly schedule.
You probably have a list goals you’re itching to accomplish and habits you’d love to cement into your daily routine. Of course, these monumental tasks and projects will take some time, but it’s better to know when you’re most likely to get them done to keep yourself from struggling on a huge task at the end of the workday.
The only thing worse than going to meetings is scheduling them. You have to check with everyone's availability, find a time and location that works, send out an invitation, and then bug people until they RSVP. It actually takes about 17 minutes to schedule a single meeting, according to x.ai, a company focused on solving the issue with artificial intelligence.
Making plans is hard, especially when you're making them with a chronic flaker. There are ways to politely cancel plans, but what if the person you're making plans with repeatedly doesn't show up? To save you time and frustration, MEL Magazine gave some advice on dealing with flaky people.
There are a lot of reasons people are chronically late, but one of the most prominent might be your desire to constantly be productive or occupied. You need to find a way to be OK with doing nothing.
Few things irritate office workers more than booking a meeting right over lunch. Sure, it may be the only time most people's calendars are open, but that's probably because everyone's trying to get out of the office and have a meal. The solution is simple: don't schedule lunch meetings unless you're buying lunch.