Tag Archives: Productivity

‘Fall back’ into a new habit

When we turn the clocks back the first weekend in November, it is easy to yield to the temptations of extra sleep or a lazy morning. Instead, seize the opportunity that the end of daylight saving time presents and ease into a productive new habit … Continue reading

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Clear your mind for what’s important

Make fewer decisions to make better decisions. Last year in The Organized Executive newsletter, we wrote about the problem of “decision fatigue,” and recently we’ve seen several articles that mention how people limit the decisions they must make daily … Continue reading

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To-do: Improve your task list

A to-do list is a must-have tool for managing your time, but many people use it poorly. For your to-do list to work, follow these principles … Continue reading

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Stop interruptions at work

Stop interruptions at work Interruptions aren’t unavoidable. By adopting new habits, you can dramatically cut the number of times during the workday that you have to stop what you are working on and then try to regain your focus later. … Continue reading

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5 ways to make your email more efficient

5 ways to make your email more efficient Don’t allow email to steal hours of your day. Simple changes can slash the time you spend reading and responding to messages. Adopt these five habits to save time: Reply in the subject … Continue reading

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Break out of your slump

Break out of your slump  Serving customers is hard work that can leave you feeling tired, frustrated and preoccupied. You can’t always count on someone else to provide motivation for you. Sometimes, job satisfaction takes a personal effort. So, if … Continue reading

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Clear the way for productivity

Clear the way for productivity This is a guest article by Jeff Davidson None of us can make our interruption-based culture less onerous. We can, however, make changes in our immediate environment, with our own correspondents. We can be more … Continue reading

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