Category: Time Management & Priorities

5 Tips for Keeping Sane in the Face of Insanity

Sometimes life comes really fast.  Sometimes it’s like a fun house, gone mad, or a roller coaster ride that seems impossible to get off of.  Keeping sane in midst of the insanity is not always easy to do, and many times is downright impossible.  This week, I’ve been balancing work, Girl Scout Cookies, my Concentration…
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MBA Survival Skill- Time Management

One of the most important skills for MBA survival is time management.  I will be posting a lot of tips in this blog about time management in general, but also specific tips that helped me get through the program, and do it with my sanity still mostly intact.   Okay- some of my dearest friends…
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Are You Addicted to Busyness? Take the Busyness Test.

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ We shame people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol, but as a culture, we’ve actually normalized and even praised our common Addiction to Busyness. We expect successful people to be busy, so we present a persona of busyness in order to be perceived as successful. This “busyness,” writes author Tim Krieder…
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Pick your battles

    Mess not in the affairs of dragons, for you are Crunchy and taste good with Ketchup ~Author unknown   Pick your Battles, carefully. One of the most difficult lessons in life is learning which battles to fight. You and only you can decide how you will expend your energy.  It can be tough to…
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Understanding Why You Are Addicted to Busyness

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ In technologically wired society, multitasking has become an expectation, but we’ve taken this Puritanical work ethic to an extreme, to the point that busyness has become a seeming hallmark of success! In our previous Leadership Girl post on being Addicted to Busyness, we explored the first step toward tackling your Addiction to Busyness –…
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Reclaim Your Time by Eliminating Time-wasting Pitfalls

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Have you been struggling with time management and desperately need to reclaim your time? Time management is about getting more accomplished and having time left over to enjoy your life. If you don’t engage in effective time management, then you’ll find yourself wishing you could get more hours in a day…
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5 Simple Tips-Put First Things First

Put First Things First, is the third habit in the 7 habits of highly effective people.  What exactly does that mean? To me, it means that you have to put things like God (or religion), Family, and Health first.  Without those things, there is nothing else.  You cannot be an effective leader without having your…
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The First Habit of Highly Effective People – Be Proactive

The first habit of Highly Effective People is to be Proactive.  What exactly does being Proactive mean?  What are the implications of being Proactive? In life, we generally know what is about to happen, whether we want it to or not.  The rent or mortgage payment will always be due on the first day of…
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Addicted to Busyness? Just Say No.

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ In our faced paced, 24×7 culture, Addicted to Busyness Syndrome (ATBS) has become an unspoken epidemic, most commonly among women. Women, especially those of us in business for ourselves, are expected to have it all – to be successful entrepreneurs, to raise a family, maintain a beautiful home, keep a robust social…
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Smart Tools for Effective Time Management

~by Dave Jones~ . If you don’t follow a timetable, you might begin your day by taking a seat at your work area pondering what you will do today. Chances are good that you won’t be beneficial, and likely will not achieve anything critical. Suppose you begin with checking email and then get diverted by…
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