Posts Tagged ‘distraction’

Habit of the month July: Inbox zero

By johannatime On July 1, 2015 No Comments
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So many people dream of it: an empty e-mail inbox. Even if it was only once! Agreed, having none in ‘in’ feels amazing. Imagine granting this awesome gift to yourself on a daily basis: you’d finally get some work done, be tremendously productive and not get paralysed by overwhelm, or even slightly distracted. This ultimate state of joyful control is within arm’s reach, so please continue

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Habit of the month June: Do a daily review

By johannatime On June 1, 2015 No Comments
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The habit of this month is yet another simple way to improve your productivity, tackle procrastination and prevent overwhelm. By embracing this habit, you’ll build in some structure to wrap up your day and prepare for the next. And because it is a very small effort, performed daily, it is a

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5 of the worst time management mistakes

By johannatime On May 10, 2015 No Comments
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Do you think you manage your time well? Are you in relaxed control of your work flow? Are you a productive professional getting things done? You’d be surprised how many time management tricks can be done better!

#1 Scheduling to do’s in your calendar

In an ultimate attempt to not forget what to do, we tend to schedule their to do’s

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When you go: ‘I shouldn’t be doing this right now’

By johannatime On March 10, 2015 2 Comments
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You may know that restless feeling that you are wasting your time. The sense that there is something else right now that needs your attention more. It makes you feel overwhelmed and it takes away your flow, and worst of all, your productivity drops so nothing else gets done either.

Things you shouln’t be doing right now

You will probably know countless

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Reduce stress: Reduce your options

By johannatime On January 30, 2015 No Comments
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Having lots to do is a stressful state of mind. The thought of all the things that should be done is overwhelming. It paralyses you to the point where your productivity drops to zero. Do you have too many things to do on your list, or worse, on your mind? Getting nothing done? Please read

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Habit of the month January: Singletasking

By johannatime On January 1, 2015 No Comments
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Singletasking is a sensible habit. It makes you feel more in control, less overwhelmed, more productive and more satisfied about your work. So the habit of the month January is:

S  I  N  G  L  E  T  A  S  K  I  N  G

An alternative to singletasking, multitasking, is the automatic behaviour of the majority

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The blessing of a tiny space

By johannatime On December 11, 2014 No Comments
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A big office holds more furniture and things than a closet size one. A large home is filled with more posessions than a tiny cottage. You may think bigger is better, but today I will demonstrate it is not. So much time is wasted organising and packing away stuff each day. So many people are overwhelmed by

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Habit of the month December: The 2 minute rule

By johannatime On December 1, 2014 No Comments
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For the last habit of the year I chose one that resonates with lots of people, because it is easy to remember and easy to apply. It is an essential strategy also, for dealing with all of those tiny ad hoc tasks that often leave

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Task list nonsense

By johannatime On November 11, 2014 No Comments
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Working from a good looking to do list feels awesome, too. You will be more productive when your most important tool is in your favorite style and colours. In fact, I always advise my clients to get their favorite gear for their personal workflow system, because when you love your tools, there is an ovbious chance you keep them nice and

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Habit of the month November: Obey your biorhythm

By johannatime On November 1, 2014 No Comments
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Your grandmother may have told you so: there is a good time for everything. Well, bless your nana’s wisdom, because she was right. Ironically, I’m now writing this post in my after lunch dip, where I shoud’ve done it this morning, because my mornings are a good time for writing.

Patterns in nature

For

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