Overcoming Time Management Obstacles

Career Realism

I wrote an entire workbook on Time Management and yet sometimes, I still have trouble with it myself. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice blog career expert management timeI hate to admit this, but I’m a bit overextended. I know, I know. I think it’s just one of those things that can never be entirely mastered. We all go through phases where we feel mentally and.

Time management tips that’ll work for your life

Penelope Trunk

Most of the time management advice that’s out there sucks. It’s all written by men who write about time management while their wives are at home taking care of their kids, or by men who don’t have anything to do except write about time management.

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The hardest time management decision of my day

Penelope Trunk

The reason I have time to write this blog post is that I had sex with my husband last night. I had absolutely no time for anything, let alone finding someone to cheat with. But the evening is the only time that I can work without the kids interrupting me.

Relentless reminders render us unproductive

Cube Rules

I can get a pop up for every time I have a new e-mail (W00T! Seriously — count how many times you get a reminder message in a day. Here’s where every blog post on the Internet will tell you that all these distractions are taking you away from being productive.

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Prioritize, Decide, Set Boundaries: 3 Keys to Time Management

Career Realism

The concept of time management is not new: most of us have schedules and planners. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice blog career CAREEREALISM management timeWhat’s lacking is the prioritization, decisions, and boundaries.

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Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills: Reliability

Water Cooler Wisdom

If you’re been reading this blog for a while, you know that one of my biggest pet peeves is flakiness. But there are only so many hours in the day, and if you say yes too much, you won’t have time for the important things.    The next time you’re pinged, take a step back and objectively consider whether you have bandwidth to make good on the promise. To the point above, entrepreneurs and small business owners are usually pressed for time. If you are a U.S.-based

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6 Ways to Inspire Your Remote Team


This blog originally appeared on the Economist’s Executive Career blog. As evidenced by the 54 million freelancers in the U.S. Mainly, how can leaders manage and inspire their teams, especially when they are not in the same proximity to each other?

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Running 2 Blogs with 90,000 Monthly Pageviews — While Holding a Full-Time Job [Matt Leyva]

Personal Excellence Blog

Have you tried to start a blog or web business before? Manage your newsletter. This is what PE reader Matt experienced a while after he started his blog. Overwhelmed by the list of things to be done, Matt found himself procrastinating on his blog.

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5 Tips from Top CEOs on How to Prioritise

The Undercover Recruiter

In my experience, most of us are somewhere between okay and pretty awful when it comes to really understanding how to do it. It tends to be a mixture of crisis management and those things that fall into the category […]. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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How to Job Search 2014 Style: Three Mindsets to Embrace

The Undercover Recruiter

” (When was the last time you invested your hard-earned money on a product that was just mediocre?). Manage their work according to a schedule. Most of us are risk-averse. Time Management. It’s no coincidence that time management, focus, and great storytelling appear on multiple lists. We live in turbulent, fast-moving times. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Job seekers are afraid.

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The Secret to Having It All Is…

Ms. Career Girl

Because as a Superwoman, your non-super powers (the things you absolutely loathe doing, will put off and mentally berate yourself for not doing, the things that make you feel drained, or the simple things that anyone can easily do to save you time) are like kryptonite.

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Top Ten On-Line Tools for Time Management

Career Makeover Coach

Having good time management skills and tools enables you to work smarter instead of harder. Hootsuite : For managing your social networking profiles from one screen. Toodledo – Lets you manage your To-Do list online and from your phone.

What’s your excuse? “I don’t have time …”

Write Solution

Won’t “find” & can’t “make” time. DEDICATE time to reach your goals. "Whatever Sometimes, no matter what I do, they don’t understand the value derived from taking time to derive their value.). Writing a blog post.

3 Keys to Time Management: Prioritize, Decide, Set Boundaries

Career Makeover Coach

We say that often intending to imply that if we only had more time then we would get the rest we need or slow down to a more normal pace. We don’t really need more time in the day. What we really need are strategies to better manage our time.

Wasting Time = Wasting Money


Mark Zuckerberg has the same amount of time as you or I, that just seems impossible to me. How we choose to use our time will determine our effectiveness, as well as the contribution we bring to our places of employment, homes, and friends or families. There are 168 hours in a week. .

Why I'm Finally Quitting Spreadsheets

Water Cooler Wisdom

However, as I work more and more in the cloud, I realize that spreadsheets are so 2005 – and they are costing us in terms of productivity and accuracy. Only one person can access the file at a time and you risk overwriting the original file if you don’t back it up properly. Not only is this process very time-consuming, but it is also prone to error. As a project manager, your focus should be on deliverables and results, not on a simple, administrative process.

1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 1,000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence) February 3, 2011 This is my 1,000th blog post! Posted in me This is my 1,000th blog post! “You make me want to be a better [manager].&#

Top 5 Blogs in the #Workplace


Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top Workplace Blogs of the Week. These blogs come from all across the internet and highlight important topics being discussed in the space. We serve as your weekly recap of top blogs that we’ve read throughout the week.

Extended Working Hours Are the Norm

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to a recent global survey conducted by Regus , a provider of flexible workspaces, one in two workers in the U.S.   Some of the more interesting findings included: 35 percent of U.S. 11 percent of workers in the U.S. 56 percent of U.S. workers take work home to finish at the end of the day more than three times a week compared to 43 percent globally. 13 percent of U.S.   “In the U.S.,

my manager doesn’t give us input on new hires, my manager shared a coworker’s medical details with us, and more

Ask A Manager

My manager hires new people without consulting with the rest of us. I work in a team of 4 full-time employees. My boss didn’t bother asking for our input on the last hire, nor did he ask us to sit in the interview. I find it to demonstrate how low he thinks of us. But certainly plenty of managers hire without doing that; your manager isn’t terribly unusual in that respect, and it’s not a sign that he holds you in low regard.

Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader January 24, 2011 Here’s a story I’ve been wanting to tell for a while — and it has a moral too, about how social media can help you get a job!

Can RSS Make a Comeback?


Over the last few weeks, I’ve seen a dramatic increase in not only the number of RSS subscribers I have on my blog but also the website traffic that is being driven from my RSS. It is an easy way to aid in the distribution of your blog.

Job Search Blogs

Career Brander

Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « Job Search Marketing Google Me: An exclusive interview with the CEO of Vizibility » Job Search Blogs Published January 12, 2010 Uncategorized Leave a Comment Tags: blogging to find a job , career branding , career marketing plan , Job Search blogging , linkedin , personal branding , personal branding blogs We are in a world of constant connectivity and endless communities. Have you started your blog?

Do You Have Too many Ideas? Get Clarity with Two Simple Questions

Career Makeover Coach

Blog About Tai on Twitter Free Consultation Coaching Options Coaching FAQs Testimonials Contact Resources Reading List CMC Products Events Subscribe to RSS Do You Have Too many Ideas? The rush of information, a new tool, or service is like a drug to those of us who LOVE new stuff.

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Successful Blog's Celebration

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Liz Strauss ([link] NULL.successful-blog NULL.com/work-with-liz/) has taken that time and accomplished much.

Career Learnings from Kindergarten

Water Cooler Wisdom

But he’s also mastering some great lessons that it would behoove all of us to remember as we slog through the work week and attempt to advance our careers. The next time you expect yourself to be an instant pro at a new work skill, remember Malcolm Gladwell and the 10,000 hours of practice required for proficiency. For the rest of my son's kindergarten lessons that apply to us at work, have a look at the full post at Intuit's Fast Track blog.

TIME: My $300 Billion New Year’s Resolution


Time is my New Year’s Resolution in 2014. With the exception of this blog post and less than a handful of work calls and emails, I haven’t written or done a damn thing related to work. More importantly, why am I taking time off to just catch up?

It's Time to Tip Over Those Sacred Cows!

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Jake’s book, Tipping Sacred Cows , is about the hidden beliefs that keep us from achieving our true. In short, when balance encourages us to say yes to everything all at. For more sacred cows you should consider tipping, check out Intuit's Fast Track blog. I have to admit, when my colleague Jake Breeden told me the title of. his new book, I had to look up what it meant.    But once I did, it made. perfect sense. 

phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams March 30, 2011 A reader writes: Can you give some general advice to us desperate job-seekers when answering ads on sites like Craigslist? Frustrating for us and candidates.

my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him January 31, 2011 A reader writes: I am a 27-year-old woman working for a well-known national company. He never offers to buy us lunch. He never offers to buy us lunch.

Time management is not about tasks | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Time management is not about tasks Posted to: Management | Time management September 17th, 2010 Del.icio.us It’s just time.

10 mistakes you're making on your resume

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 10 mistakes you’re making on your resume March 28, 2011 Over at U.S. Posted in resumes Over at U.S. Reply Ask a Manager March 29, 2011 at 10:49 am Yep, you can go straight into work experience or education, or you can start with a “summary&# section at the top instead, where you highlight key qualifications (which seems to be the new thing). Get an Ask a Manager mug. the new Ask a Manager is here!

Must-Have Traits of Successful Career Changers

Career Makeover Coach

Each one of us has dreams and goals, but only a small percentage of people actualize their dreams and make things happen. Problems and even mistakes can be an opportunity to learn, ultimately resulting in more productive decisions and actions for next time.

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life@work: How to Stand Out in a Job Interview


A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. Follow us on Twitter at #careercollective. Follow us on Twitter at #careercollective.

should you include a short-term job on your resume?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager should you include a short-term job on your resume? Head on over to U.S. Head on over to U.S. If you get fired after being on a job for a short time, are you ever *required* to disclose it? Reply Ask a Manager March 22, 2011 at 10:00 am I’m pretty sure (but not positive) that it depends on the wording of the form. Reply Ask a Manager March 22, 2011 at 11:42 pm I’m going to disagree!

Monday Must-Reads: Check Yourself

Ms. Career Girl

Home About Archives Write for Us! Blog Directory Contact Subscribe Monday Must-Reads: Check Yourself by Nicole Crimaldi on February 15, 2010 Dude Where’s my Time? One of the shortest yet influential sucker-punch/shit-you-caught me blog posts I’ve ever read.

Webinar. How to be a millionaire from your blog. Really.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Webinar. How to be a millionaire from your blog. Posted to: How to blog March 30th, 2010 Del.icio.us I go to Maria’s blog and look at the photos.

the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager the 10 interview questions you’re most likely to be asked January 24, 2011 The absolute best way to kick ass in a job interview is to practice the hell out of the questions you’re likely to be asked. Over at U.S. Over at U.S. Reply Ask a Manager January 25, 2011 at 12:40 pm Wow — that IS really funny. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise?

U.S. Tech Companies Could Double Overseas Cash By 2013.


Blogs. Contact Us. Support Us. TOPIC: U.S. At a time when the United States is marred in debate over deficits and debt ceilings, American tech companies are keeping about 70 percent of their cash and short-term investments overseas, according to a report published Monday by Moodys Investors Service. Time Management - Managing Your Desk. Time to create page: 0.507 seconds. In 2008, U.S. Be our Friend.

Six ways to get more out of your career break

Mildred Talabi

The two have just finished working on a book (“Mind the Career Gap”) which champions career breaks, so I’ve invited them to share their tips on how to get the most out of this crucial time out from work. Manage your time. Blog Guest posts Job hunting tips career career break

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