Posts Tagged ‘Inspiration’

Habit of the month August: E-mail etiquette

By johannatime On August 1, 2015 No Comments
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Are you sometimes annoyed by an e-mail? Or even offended? Do you agree that there are too many e-mails in your inbox, that they are too long, and often unclear? I am a true advocate for good manners and mutual respect amongst coworkers and professionals, so let’s make this world a better place: You can

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7 Rules for New Year’s resolutions that stick

By johannatime On December 22, 2014 No Comments
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This post I dedicate to my brave friend Giorgi who recently quit smoking in order for her to be a better role model for her seven year old son. It’s been a month or two since she had her last cigarette and I think she’s plain awesome having the courage to make this

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Simplify your morning routine: dress with less

By johannatime On August 22, 2014 2 Comments
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Do you struggle and hurry early in the morning? Does getting dressed overwhelm you sometimes? Not quite a calm way to start a productive day! Do you have time for a proper breakfast? Excercise? Your daily review even? Getting ready in the morning is a breeze when you have a capsule wardrobe. A capsule wardrobe has very

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Don’t organise for the sake of organising

By johannatime On May 22, 2014 No Comments
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Why would you organise your life? Why would you label your folders? Why have an empty inbox every day? For the sake of a clean desk can’t be a goal in itself. Because it feels good doesn’t apply to everyone; many professionals have a high chaos tolerance. So let me explain the point of organising your work.

Organising your space, your work, your

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Why you need to get some routines in place

By johannatime On March 11, 2014 No Comments
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Routines will dramatically simplify your life. By doing certain repetitive tasks the same way every time, you’ll save yourself time and energy and you’ll avoid overwhelm, you’ll be more productive because you get more done and by having routines in place you’re less likely to procrastinate, so you feel better about your day, too.

Let’s dive right in:

Whatever is coming at you, there are at least

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A weekly review is good for you: How to stay in control

By johannatime On January 11, 2014 No Comments
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Having a weekly review in your schedule is the best and only way to have full control over your work and life. This is how you prioritise effortlessly, increase your productivity and your focus for things that matter. By doing a weekly review you tackle overwhelm, so often caused by the busyness of our daily

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Habit of the month #13: Ten steps to change your behaviour

By johannatime On December 30, 2013 No Comments
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The gym is crowded on the 2nd of January. By the end of the month, though, a great deal of those new members decide to stay at home. Heartbreaking. Do you have new year’s resolutions? Will they last beyond January? Why (not)?

My resolution for the next year, is that I

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Holiday reflection time: how to look back on a wonderful year

By johannatime On December 18, 2013 No Comments
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The Christmas holidays are a time for reflection and reconciliation. Some days off work will help you get the busyness and overwhelm off your mind. I encourage you to look back for some moments, rather than being stressed about tomorrow’s deadlines. Somehow, hanging out with family instead of coworkers, helps you change your focus, too. I recommend you use this

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The wonderful experience of flow and how to get more of it

By johannatime On October 20, 2013 No Comments
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Sometimes, you just get a lot done and you feel good about your day. And sometimes, you are avoiding the big thing you should be working on and do nothing useful instead either. Getting things done fast means being productive and enjoying flow. Avoiding that big thing means you procrastinate. Today, I’ll share a few tips

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Minimalism at work

By johannatime On September 15, 2013 2 Comments
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This blog post is different. Usually, I explain to you how things work for me and my clients. Today, I’m confused, and I ask you what you think. Because I’m researching the concept of minimalism, and I’m unsure if I’m ‘getting’ it. So please share your thoughs in the comments, or drop me a line via Twitter @johannatime.

In my attempt to understand minimalism, and after some

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