Tag Archive: personal productivity

Get More from Your Time by Blocking

Read a good article this morning on the value of blocking your time ( Work Smart: Avoid Office Distractions With Time Blocking ). I have always been a big advocate of this time management tool and coach all my clients to do the same. If you respond to every email and phone call when…

How to “Read” More in Less Time

Disclosure. I love books, but don’t read many these days. With 35 minute commute twice a day, I have more time to listen to books than I do to sit down and read. I will often buy the audio version of books that I own because I will actually get to them while the book…

Book Review: The Kaizen Way

Last fall I read a great book called, One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way, written by Robert Maurer. The book explained why most of us find it difficult to make big changes in our life or learn new behaviors.
He explains the science behind it, but my crude summary is this:  we…

Get the Right 5 Things Done Today

Like everyone else, I suffer from having tons of conflicting priorities and many days it seems like my systems for keeping me focused on my top priorities aren’t working. Off and on, I have used systems like Get Things Done , by David Allen (too complicated for me personally),  The Power of Less by Leo…