Productivity

Steps to getting More Work Done in Less Time

If you work for yourself at home either as a home based business or online business you’ve probably had those days where you’ve done nothing. Now you need to make sure for your sake and your businesses sake that you don’t let these off-days become a habit. I find it a struggle to work steady... Read More »

The Goals You Set are the Compass by Which You Walk

Goal setting is much like day dreaming, except that it needs to have a basis in reality. That is to say, if you want to retire comfortably by the time you are fifty you need to have a plausible plan. You’re goal may be unrealistic if you are forty-five years old and are several thousand... Read More »

10 Healthy Habits to Improve Your Life

Most of us know what we should do in order to have a healthy and happy life. Really, for generations people have been told what they can do to improve their overall health and well-being. However, in today’s society, it is easy to forget how to take care of one’s self with all of the... Read More »

How to Balance Work Time and Family Time

ow do you give your all at work and at home? To begin with, don’t give your all in either, you will become exhausted. You can be a great parent and a great employee without giving 100 percent of everything you have at both. If you do, you may be setting yourself up for failure.... Read More »

The Power of a Positive Mindset

Things need to change and today’s the day. So, now here you are. You’ve made the decision to make the changes needed but where do you start? Perhaps the best place to start is your mindset. It forms the foundation for your success and will make the difference between achieving your goals and falling short.... Read More »

10 Reasons how Budgeting Can Improve Your Life!

Photo courtesy of weddingssc1. If you want to improve your life, here are 10 good reasons why a budget will do that: 1. You’ll never be broke! You’ve had those moments when your wallet has been completely empty but you desperately needed some cash. One of the main purposes of a budget is to ensure... Read More »

6 To-Dos For Making More Effective To-Do Lists

“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” – Paul J. Meyer Most individuals have 150 to 200 short-term action items and 30 to 100 longer-term projects bubbling at any given time, according to David Allen, a time-management consultant. Hence, the to-do list.... Read More »

How to Say “No” and Mean It

“The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.” – Tony Blair How can you confidently respond when someone makes a request you’d prefer not to accommodate? This article shares some ideas you can use to make sure you don’t find yourself doing something you’d very much... Read More »

Take a One-Minute Break to Marinate Yourself

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill “Time is of the essence.” These words have never rung as true as they do nowadays. However, most individuals these days do not realize that time is slipping away from them, one minute at a time. An increasing amount... Read More »

11 Great Ways to Start Your Day

“Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.” – Elbert Hubbard Mornings… ugh… is there actually anyone who enjoys them? You may have heard that your mum’s friend’s neighbor’s sister is said to be a morning person, but do you actually know any of... Read More »

13 Smart Ways to Make a Traffic Jam Work for You

“You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.” – James Matthew Barrie Given the mobilized nature of society these days, traffic jams are nearly unescapable. We’ve all been stuck at ZERO mph when the sign clearly states that... Read More »

13 Tips to Maximize Every Hour of Your Day

“It is more than probable that the average man could, with no injury to his health, increase his efficiency fifty percent.” – Walter Scott Some people always seem to get everything done in a day; others find getting anything accomplished to be a struggle. What separates the frenetic, time-starved man from the productive one? Surprisingly,... Read More »