David Allen writes about how you can have tons to do, but still be at peace and not stressed: Being complete with your incompletions├é┬
Bert Webb writes about how productivity systems go by the way side the minute we start to become overwhelmed. So to keep our productivity up, we need to manage overwhelm. He has some ideas here: http://hwebbjr.typepad.com/openloops/2006/07/staying_product.html
Working Mother magazine has a great article on your to do list: http://www.missioncontrol.com/docs/articles/WM_February_2004.pdf A few of the best suggestions: Block of an hour or two for interupptions Capture everything in one notebook and review your committments regulary
Today├é┬ was flying. I was running from one place to another. Picking up kids. Dropping off kids. Running into friends but just saying hi, not stopping to chat. I was focused on the next task to do. I was getting stressed and I felt like I was on high speed. I didn’t have time for Read More
What don’t I have time to think about?
Time Management tips for Busy Women: http://www.thebusywoman.com/time-management/busy-woman-articles.php I especially like the article on Overbearing Schedules: http://www.thebusywoman.com/time-management/overbearing-schedules.php I was disappointed because I didn’t get as much done as I had hoped last week. I kept getting interrupted: extra time with my husband, a spur of the moment 1 1/2 hour lunch with an acquaintance I wanted Read More
I have just been having a burst of energy this past few days. I am ahead in the writing of my newsletter and 52 Tips. I am almost through writing the procrastination e-course. I revamped and added to Articles. And I am reorganizing the basement craft area with the kids. I was inspired by a Read More
“Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.” -Albert Camus├é┬ In David Allen’s books “Ready for Anything” he writes that if you want to figure out the future, then you have to figure out where you are now. You should know: 1. What are your current tasks? 2. What are Read More
Chronic Busyness: No Time to Think is a great article outlining the problem plus gives us some solutions.
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