Mental Clutter

Schedule a Meeting with Doodle®

Have you ever tried to schedule a meeting with a group of people?  It can take a lot of e-mails or phone calls to see a consensus forming, and then one person’s response can scuttle the whole endeavor and send you back to square one.  Here’s a better alternative. Doodle® is a free website that enables you to set up possible dates and times for an event and then send it to a list of e-mail addresses.  Each of your attendees…

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Divide and Conquer

Even the most efficient of us can get sidelined by a task that seems way too big.  Whether we perceive it as too complicated, too time-consuming, or too boring, we can become very creative procrastinators in an effort to avoid sinking our teeth into that elephant. How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time. To make that overwhelming task into something you can approach without dread, break it into smaller pieces.  List out all of the steps…

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Where Does The Time Go?

Do you often find that the end of the day comes along and you’ve gotten nothing done? You are not alone! I recently decided to find out where my time went by keeping a time log. I set up a sheet with a line for every fifteen minutes. Each time I started on a new task, I wrote it down in the appropriate slot. What I discovered surprised me.

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