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    A Powerful Time Management Framework

    Following on from my 15 Secrets about Time Management from last week, here is a framework I follow to build in some of the ‘secrets’ and get more of the right things done. I won’t say it will guarantee that you will be successful – you will require work on philosophy, values, mindset if you don’t already have these in place – but this framework will help you achieve 80% of the goals you aren’t already achieving. The framework is made up of key pieces at a monthly, weekly and daily level to help you ‘eat the elephant’ I mentioned in an earlier post titled 5 steps to overcome overwhelm.…

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    15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management

    Time Management. It’s a thing we all want to be better at, because we want to – need to – get more done in less time. There’s just never enough time to do it all! Work, social life (pandemic excused), Netflix and chill, learn a new skill, write that book, spend more time with the kids … the duties go on. And so does the to-do list. My to-do list has about 40 items on it. Then I have my “other” to-do lists where I might break one of these projects into smaller chunks to make it more doable. I have 8 such projects in my to-do list. Then I…

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    Five Steps to Overcoming Overwhelm

    Overwhelm. We all face it. But where does it come from and how can we better manage it? I am referring here to the overwhelm of having too many things and not enough time to do them all, not emotional overwhelm which comes from different sources. A lot of the time, overwhelm is our own fault. It’s simply because we overcommit. Either to others or to ourselves. We think we can fit more into a day than we actually can. We want to do it all because were excited. Or we say yes because we don’t want to let the other person down, even though (if we stopped to think…