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Dec15

Five Simple Rules for Great Time Management


Rikke Westvig

Time management is not always easy, especially for those who have no idea just how much time they’ve been wasting over the course of their lives. They have habits and are stuck in their ways, and trying to change those habits, whether trying to use time better at home or on the job can take some real work. Learning to manage time, even when trying to do it for work, is personal, as all people react differently to various types of tips that friends and coworkers might offer. However, the following are five simple rules that should apply to everyone. Add these to your day, and you should start to see a difference.

 

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Dec10

Do Not Break These Time Management Rules


Rikke Westvig

 

Are you the type of person who follows the rules, or do you go out and do your own thing? Sometimes, it is admirable and a good idea to go against the grain. Thinking outside of the box can be very beneficial and it can set you apart. However, other times, you really do need to follow the rules for your own good. That’s the case when it comes to time management. If you want to have any chance of keeping on top of your schedule without building your stress levels and going insane, then you do not want to break any of the following rules. If you do, you will suffer the consequences. You will find that these rules apply to work, but most can apply to your personal life as well.

 

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Dec02

Dealing With the Biggest Time Wasters


Rikke Westvig

A big part of being successful actually stems from learning how to control time. You don’t need a time machine for this, but you do need to learn how you can identify some of the biggest time wasters in your life and how you can avoid those wastes of time. When you are able to do this, you will find that the day simply seems full of more time to get all of the important things out of the way. The tips in this article will help you with your work and business life, as well as your personal life. First, let’s examine some of the biggest time wasters you might be facing right now.

 

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Nov27

Cutting Costs and Wasted Time Using the Right Software


Rikke Westvig

 

Companies large and small all know that wasted time can add increased expenses to payroll and  the overall cost of a project. Wasted time also has the potential to upset clients and customers, as well as upper management, who need a project completed by a certain date. For any manager in charge of even a small number of employees or any project, proper time management is critical for success. However, many managers are wary of using these tools and software, believing that they have everything under control.

Wasted Time on the Rise Around the Country

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Sep08

Eliminate time thieves


Rikke Westvig

Time thieves are like ninjas, sneaking in undetected and clobbering your sense of time management. They make off with your precious time like thieves in the night. It’s time that you learned some ways that you could combat those nefarious ninjas by eliminating all of the time wasters that seem to plague every workplace. Whether you are working on your own or at a company with other employees, you will find quite a few daily time wasters that are sapping your productivity and sucking away your time. Let’s look at some of the biggest time wasters out there. Once you know what they are, you will see that it is possible to banish them and maximize your productivity at work.

 

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Sep04

Five Reasons to Track Your Time


Rikke Westvig

Since you are here and reading this, chances are good that you have time on your mind and you’ve given at least some thought to the benefits that could come from learning to track your time. You might have found that you are simply not as effective at your job as you once were, or you might be looking for some way to figure out just where your time goes throughout the day. Time tracking apps and software for your computer are the best ways to do that, and they will provide you with a number of benefits. The following are five of the best reasons to start using this type of software. This barely scratches the surface of all of the advantages that using the software can offer personal and business life.

 

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Sep01

Five Things to Consider When Choosing Time Tracking Software


Rikke Westvig

Time tracking software can make quite a difference in your life. This is true of those who use it for their personal life, as well as those who use it for work. Many companies, large and small alike, are starting to use the software thanks to the benefits and advantages it offers for those who want to understand just where the time goes and how they and their employees are spending that time. The software really can help to make a business more efficient and productive, and it can work just as well for freelancers.

However, many different options are on the market today, which can make it a bit difficult for those companies and individuals who are hunting for the best quality software. After all, you can’t simply choose the first software that you see. You need to do some research and put it through its paces before you choose to adopt it into your company.

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Aug28

How Can Real Estate Agents Make Effective Use of Time Tracking Tools?


Rikke Westvig

Many professions seem to tug people in a million different directions at once, and one of the jobs that have an uncanny ability to do this on a daily basis is that of real estate agent. Agents need to wear many different hats, and they need to be able to take care of a variety of issues in a given day. They also have unpredictable days, or at least they seem unpredictable, which can make getting everything done on time difficult. This is why some agents find that they are putting in extra hours just to handle the necessities of their job.

Do you really need to put in that many hours at the office though? What if you could find some extra time during the day? While you might feel as though you are running as efficiently as possible right now, that might not be the case.

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Aug25

How Could Web Designers Make Use of Time Tracking Tools?


Rikke Westvig

Time tracking tools are some of the best options for individuals and companies to start getting a better handle on their wasted time. The tools and software that are available can be very valuable to a variety of different types of people and businesses, including web designers. Whether you work on your own as a freelance designer, or you are working as part of a larger company, the tools will be an ideal way to help you keep on schedule, manage your time, and ensure that you’re properly billing your clients. Thanks to the high quality software available today, it is easier than ever to keep track of your time. Consider some of the ways that the software might be able to help you in your web design business.

 

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Aug20

How Does Web-Based Time Tracking Software Help Small Businesses?


Rikke Westvig

Tracking time has always been a good idea for businesses. However, in the past, it could be quite a pain, actually. There were some troubles with those older methods though. The pen and paper method, whether you had a large or a small business, was simply inefficient. It took too much time, and there was far too much room for errors with the system. When tracking time on computers became more commonplace, it improved the situation, but there was still something of an issue.

While the computer solutions were better, the initial software offerings were tied to specific computers. This meant that if someone was working out of the office, he or she would not be able to fill out the information for the time tracker. They might have to come in during the morning and then again in the afternoon just to handle their time tracker on their work computer. For employees who did not spend all day at their desk, this was just as inefficient as the pen and paper method, perhaps even more inefficient.

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