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Feb24

The Seven Sins of Time Management


Time management tends to be slightly different for various individuals and businesses. This is because everyone has an idea of what they need to do and what they find important. However, when it comes to work, there are some common sins that lead to time mismanagement that affect nearly everyone. Understanding what each of these is and how best to deal with them can help you to improve your personal and business productivity.

Let’s look at some of these sins and the ways that you can avoid them. It is not as hard to do as many people might imagine, and when you make some simple changes, you will find you have more time in the day and that you are more productive at work and home.

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Feb06

Six Secrets of Better Time Management


If you feel as though you are wasting part of your day because you simply have trouble managing your time, you are like most workers out there. Salary.com conducted a survey and found that the average worker was spending about two hours of each day on tasks not associated with work. They wasted and lost about ten hours each week, or forty a month. That’s an entire wasted week for a fulltime worker. Imagine just how much more efficient and productive the employees would be if they could better harness time management skills!

While everyone has ideas and techniques that can help with managing time better, few people actually put these into action. The following are six “secrets” to better time management. Each of these is very simple to implement, and when you use them, they could help you save a substantial amount of time.

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Feb02

Nine Tips to Manage Your Time Like a Pro


How much time do you waste in a typical day at work? If you are having trouble with time management at your workplace, whether you are a business owner or an employee, the following nine tips should help you to get a better handle on your time. When you do this, it can help you concentrate on the tasks and boost your productivity, and actually give you more free time.

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Jan26

How to Make More Time for You


In order to do everything that you want to do in life, you need to have time. Yet, time is one of those resources that you can’t make more of and that you can never get back. It slips through the fingers like water. If you feel as though life is passing you by and that you do not have any time for yourself, a big reason for that could be you lack proper time management skills. You are certainly not alone here, as this is something affecting a large portion of the population. Even though you can’t make more time, which is an abstract concept anyway, you can do things in your life to give you the perception of having more time to do the things that you really want to do. All it takes is a few changes.

Here are some great tips to help you along your way.

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Jan14

How to Make It Easier for Employees to Track Time


Time tracking is a great way for companies to get control over how the employees and managers are spending their time. It can help the companies to become more profitable by improving efficiency across the board. The right software for time tracking can work with payroll as well, providing an accurate system for payments and accounting, and it can ensure that everyone at the company is honest and accurate with their time. However, one of the big problems that companies have had when it comes to implementing the software is actually getting people to use it.

Some people have trouble with getting used to using the software. Those who are in creative fields may find this especially problematic, because the way they work is not always regimented into concrete tasks. However, they can still track what they are doing and working on; they just need to start. Other people may think that you are using the software to spy on them. That’s not the case either, and you need to be sure they are aware that you are using the software for their benefit as well as yours.

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Jan08

How to Choose Time Tracking Software


In the past, the only way that companies had to track time with any degree of efficiency was with a handwritten timesheet, or perhaps a punch card. These were par for the course for decades, but new technology has made it far easier to track time. It allows users to boost their productivity levels and the overall efficiency of the company, which is always important regardless of the type of business you might be running. However, when it comes to choosing the right software, things can grow a bit muddled. With so many options available, how could you possibly choose the right piece of software for your company?

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Jan02

How Much Time Do At Home Workers Waste?


What happened to the day? Where did all that time go? You woke up with a fire in your belly to work hard and get ahead for the day. The next thing you know, you are sitting at your desk and wondering how it got so dark outside all of a sudden. You look at the clock and realize that ten hours have passed since you woke up. This happens to many people, and those who work at home find that it happens to them quite frequently. Many time wasters can grab hold of you and not let go, and since you don’t have a boss at home, other than you, it means that you don’t have anyone to drag you away from these behaviors.

Let’s look some of the most problematic time wasters that people who work at home have to face. Knowing them can help you to avoid them and recognize when they start to grab you.

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Dec23

How Does Technology Keep Wasting Our Time?


Do you get behind a computer to start work, or to browse for “just a few minutes” only to realize that hours have passed, and you still have not accomplished a quarter of what you set out to do? If this sounds familiar, rest easy in knowing that you are not alone. Technology’s black hole of time has a grip on nearly everyone today, and it is stripping away productivity and happiness. Technology has the potential to be great as a productivity tool. However, most people find that it soon becomes nothing but a time sink.

What Tech is Eating Your Time?

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Dec15

Five Simple Rules for Great Time Management


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


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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