Time Management

Coupons: To Clip or Not to Clip?

Have you ever done the following: Carried a coupon around for weeks, then forgot to use it when you actually purchased the item? Found yourself in a store in which you needed to buy something, but postponed buying it because you knew you had a coupon at home? Yes, I know you have.  Because we all have! Have you ever gone to a store with a coupon that applies only if you spend a certain amount of money, then ran…

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Say “No” to New Year’s Resolutions

What is it about the turning of the calendar from December 31 to January 1 that makes us think that we suddenly have the ability to exercise more, spend more time with our families, and get organized? There is nothing magical about that switch from one day to another, yet most of us continue to set ourselves up for failure by vowing to be different people in the new year. Here’s a much more achievable way to make changes to your…

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Put In The Big Rocks First

Do you find yourself scrambling for time?  Do you often think, “I have plenty of time to do this,” then end up rushing at the last minute to finish up?   Do you frequently arrive late because you delayed getting ready but then time got away from you? Steven Covey, author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”, tells a story in one of his other books which appears in many places on the Internet.  (I took this version from…

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The Skinny On Time Management

When I tell people about my organizing specialties, their eyes widen when I mention Time Management.  Everyone feels like there is too much to do and not enough time.  Clients who hire me to help clear up clutter often ask me to come back for an extra session to work on time management.  Many have said that our 90-minute time management session changed their lives. There are a lot of books out there on managing time, but let’s face it —…

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