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You don’t have time for that? Bull$#!†.

You don’t have time for that? Bull$#!†.

The phrase “I don’t have time for” should never be said. We all get the same amount of time every day., so if you can’t do something it’s not about the quantity of time. It’s really about how important the task is to you.

by × May 15, 2013 ×

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Why Sunday at noon is the unhappiest (and least productive) hour of your week

Why Sunday at noon is the unhappiest (and least productive) hour of your week

According to researcher Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (CHEEK-sent-me-hi-ee, for those of you playing along at home), noon on Sunday is the “unhappiest hour in America”, and it’s not because you’re hungover or have work the next day.

by × May 14, 2013 ×

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Time Hack: Focus on high-leverage activities

Time Hack: Focus on high-leverage activities

A question was recently posed on the popular question-and-answer website Quora that asked, “What’s the single most valuable lesson you’ve learned in your professional life?” The top answer is one that I recommend you read in whole.

by × May 9, 2013 ×

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The Rule of 3

The Rule of 3

The problem with a lot of productivity and time management systems is they require a lot of overhead, but the “Rule of Three” doesn’t. It’s one of the simplest, most powerful time management techniques I’ve come across lately.

by × May 9, 2013 ×

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Easy Win: Discover exactly how productive you are on the computer with this free app

Easy Win: Discover exactly how productive you are on the computer with this free app

If you don’t know how you’re spending your time on the computer, chances are you could be wasting a lot of it. Enter RescueTime, a free, simple utility that will show you exactly where your time goes.

by × May 6, 2013 ×

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What is the very next thing you’ll do after reading this blog post?

What is the very next thing you’ll do after reading this blog post?

Picking the next thing to do is hard. Where the hell do you start? It’s helpful to have a process you can follow that will guide you in the right direction, and David Allen provides two of them in his book, Getting Things Done.

by × May 3, 2013 ×

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5 ways to be more productive the next time you do the dishes

5 ways to be more productive the next time you do the dishes

It’s a simple equation: the dishes need to get done, because if they don’t get done, they pile up and then you get sad. But here’s the thing – activities that eat up a lot of time but only a little attention are incredible opportunities to be more productive.

by × April 30, 2013 ×

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The Two Minute Rule

The Two Minute Rule

However you manage your schedule, it’s easy to get caught in the trap of adding absolutely everything to it because, man, that feeling of crossing something off of it just feels so good. The two minute rule will save you from that trap.

by × April 30, 2013 ×

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