Posts Tagged ‘momentum’

There will always be 7 days of 24 hours

By johannatime On July 30, 2015 No Comments
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‘It’s already Thursday!’ As if no one saw that coming? There are 24 hours in a day and 7 days in a week for everybody. It’s been this way for ages and it will not change, so let’s implement this

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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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No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch

By johannatime On May 30, 2015 No Comments
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Virtually, a project can look and feel like an untakable hurdle. Your brain is a creative system that can and will come up with the most horrific scenarios when trying to bring a project to a conclusion. That is why people procrastinate. However, a project is actually a series

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Don’t solve a problem until it is due!

By johannatime On April 10, 2015 No Comments
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A mañana attitude is not the most productive mindset. Rather, it often is more like procrastination than it is a relaxed way of life. However, there is an underestimated strategy beneath leaving tasks for tomorrow.

Project management as you know it

Do you manage projects sometimes? All of my clients do, and they all think mapping out actions ahead to complete the

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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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How many projects can a human do simultaneously?

By johannatime On September 22, 2014 No Comments
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When there is a lot on your plate, work and life can feel overwhelming. Overwhelm can cause paralysis and then you get the awkward situation of being crazy busy and getting nothing done: ‘it is all too much’. So how many projects is enough? Of course, that depends.

About projects

The Getting Things Done® (GTD®)

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Micro breaks and productivity

By johannatime On July 22, 2014 No Comments
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Sometimes, you have so much to do that you skip your breaks. Sometimes, you have a challenging deadline so pausing your activities would feel like a waste of time. Other times, you may experience a tremendous flow and moving yourself out of the zone would compromise your momentum. All wrong. Your brain needs breaks or your productivity will drop well below zero.

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Parkinson’s law always applies. Use it!

By johannatime On May 11, 2014 No Comments
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Parkinson’s law is a principle to make use of for your benefit and your productivity. Once you find out how it works and how it applies to all you do, you’ll get much more done, and there will be time for the things you’d like to last forever. Or doing nothing.

You probably recognise some of

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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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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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