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    Career

    10 Tips for Effective Time Management

    My time management posts always seem to be popular, so I thought I’d refresh and post some more tips for effective time management. If you want to go deeper on some of these areas, remember to check out my earlier posts (links below). Have you ever thought to yourself that there aren’t enough hours in the day, or felt overwhelmed at the tasks facing you? If you have, this article can help you! Clarify your goals and strategy Be very clear about your aims and ambitions, both short and long term. Write them down. Once you know what you really want to achieve (and why) it’s easier to make decisions…

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    Life Vision

    The Art of Achievement

    Ever wondered how some people have everything that they dream of and for many it remains just that – a dream? Here are some tips on how to help turn your dreams into reality. Fortunately, it’s not a question of genetics or luck; it’s down to the thinking strategies that we use. Understanding what is important to us If a goal is in line with our values we get energy and motivation that lead us toward the goal. Most of us have experienced this type of energy and motivation at some time in our lives; maybe Birthdays and Christmas as children and as adults buying a house, getting married or…

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    Life Hacks

    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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    Life Hacks

    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…