About our WishList Member Site

New membership site development service – WishList Master. Since we began to offer our online Outlook program I’ve received a number of inquires about how we made it happen.  It seems many of our readers have produced content like  training, articles, coaching or consulting services that  lend themselves to online deliver Here’s a quick explanation […]

Are you spending, investing or wasting your time?

When you begin to think of your time as an asset (like money) you begin to think differently about how you are using it. Try to apply common money terminology to determine if we are making the best use of yours. First a major distinction. You can always get more money (or any other resource […]

Increase Your Creativity

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it. – Alan Saporta During physical activity, your mind is stimulated and potentially very  creative; yet few people take full advantage of this opportunity. Use the time you spend doing physical work or exercising to come up with new ideas or resolve problems. When […]

Home Office Time Management Survey Results

Just before the holidays I used Survey Monkey to conduct a time management survey among people who work form home. Since then many of the participants asked to see the results, so please accept my apologies for the delay. However it took this long to get enough responses. My objective going into this was to […]

Productivity Pointer – Are you a perfectionist?

Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem, in my opinion, to characterize our age. – Albert Einstein When is “good enough”, good enough? That’s a question that haunts many of us. Perfectionism, while important in brain surgery, can become a roadblock. One of the best examples of “good enough” is the MP3 audio file […]

Productivity Pointer – What are you choosing not to do?

Successful people choose to do the things unsuccessful people choose not to. – Unknown I learned this quote from a mentor many years ago.  It has stuck with me ever since. We are blessed to have freedom of choice. But sometimes this works against us. Too often we choose to avoid doing positive things that […]

Productivity Pointer – How efficient is your system?

I must create a system or be enslaved by another Man’s. – William Blake Whatever system you use to manage your work must use almost no thought on your part during it’s execution. If you find yourself asking “what do I do with this” or “where do I put that”, then you aren’t performing at […]

Productivity Pointer – Are you doing the most important thing now?

It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important. – Doris Lessing What’s the most important thing you could be doing with your time right now? (Other than reading this post of course.) Are you doing it? We often gravitate toward the easy things when it’s time […]

Find Who Really Sent an E-mail

Have you ever received an e-mail that looks real but you weren’t quite sure?  If so, don’t open it.  Lately I’ve received dozens of messages that look like they’re from our IT support department.  They looked so convincing that I almost opened the first one.  Fortunately I didn’t do it. Spammers are a clever bunch […]

Productivity Pointer – Shorten Your One-on-One Meetings

Even a stopped clock is right twice every day. After some years it can boast of a long series of successes. – Ebner-Eschenbach Do you find yourself wasting time in one-on-one meetings that go on too long? Our mothers taught us to be polite to guests, which includes not asking them to leave. And many […]