Watch Your Calories – Track Your Time

My wife and I have discussed joining Weight Watchers for the past several months.  She’s in great shape and doesn’t need it, but I love to eat and it was time for some moderation. We signed up over the weekend and I began to use Weight Watchers’ online tracking program.  You use it to plug […]

Interesting Video About Adult ADD/ADHD

Yesterday I came across a very interesting 45 minute video about Adult ADD/ADHD at the Canadian Global News Web site. The program, ADD & Loving It, shines a light on this much  misunderstood affliction in a very informative and entertaining way.  I have no idea how long they plan to keep this posted, so if […]

One Big Reason We Waste Our Time

Recently I was watching a Ken Burns documentary on PBS the other day about the history of the National Parks in the the US (at least I was until I fell asleep).  I was shocked (but not surprised) by a photograph showing hundreds of rotting buffalo carcasses slaughtered for sport. It was an example how […]

5 Ways To Manage Your Time Like A Successful Executive

What’s the difference between how successful executives manage their time and the rest of us? Often people think it’s because they have an army of lackeys waiting to take care of their every whim.  That may be true to a point, but each of us is responsible for how we spend our time,  focus and […]

Why You Feel Overloaded

Do you feel totally overloaded?  Do you have too much to do and not enough time to do it?  Are you trying to cram 50 pounds of you know what into a 20 pound bag?    You attempts to do that could be contributing to the problem. Over the past month or so I’ve been writing […]

Jott Assistant Review – How To Capture Thoughts While On The Go

Do you ever have a great idea or remember something to do at a time when it’s impossible to write it down?  What happens to those thoughts when you finally have a chance to record them? If you’re like most people they’re long forgotten.  I’ve  found a solution that you may want to check out. […]

Number One Time Waster – Continued

Of the 11 top time wasters, the number one culprit is changing priorities. We are all our own worst enemies when it comes to this issue.  I increasingly see this caused by individuals and even corporate cultures that are addicted to urgency.  Workers jump from one issue to another like the Dutch boy plugging the leaky […]

How To Tame Your Outlook Folders

Does this look like one of your file drawers? How about your Outlook folders about the same? Because your Outlook folders are electronic it doesn’t mean they’re neat and tidy. Here’s the key. If you’re spending more than two or three minutes searching through your Outlook folders each time you need something, then it’s time […]

7 Key Principles of Personal Productivity

Let’s face it, we are overwhelmed. We process every day than we did just a few years ago, and it’s not slowing down. Our information comes from more sources than ever (phone, cell phone, e-mail, voice mail, faxes, conference calls, meetings, and many more…see my previous post with some snappy graphics of this). In addition […]