Organizing, Time Management Tips
Organizing, time management tips should include time for actions that easily fit into your daily, weekly and monthly schedule. These actions, or small gestures, require vry little time and have BIG benefits to you and others. Time management is:
- Learned behavior.
- A set of functional skills.
- Practiced routines that becomes a habits.
29 ways to be generous with your time
Organizing, time management tips include ways to fit generosity into your routines that are useful for improving self esteem, building positive relationships, and being a good role model for others. For instance, next time you go grocery shopping don’t forget to pick up some dark chocolate. Since you are likely to shop for groceries at least once a week or more, adding this particular item will only take an additional 2-3 minutes. You can manage 2-3 extra minutes at least once a month so that you can use today’s organizing, time management tip which is to leave a piece of chocolate on your partner’s pillow. Why would your San Diego Professional Organizer and Time Management Coach include this tip? Read this article: Some of the benefits of dark chocolate.
Organizing, time management tips and chocolate are perfect partners! First, there is the benefit of taking the time to do something kind for someone you care about. Then there are the benefits to one’s health as the previously mentioned article highlights. As a final note I am compelled to give those of you a way to use the tip if you don’t have a partner or significant other to use this with. Organizing, time management tips are for self nurturing, too. That means that if you are like me and live along, you can leave a piece of chocolate on your pillow! How sweet that you can take the time to indulge yourself.
January 22, 2012The 1 at-a-time rule works best when you gather your materials and resources before you start the project or task. Have everything that you need ready and accessible. It’s just like cooking, did you ever start and realize that you are out of an ingredient that you need? Yikes! Read more
January 21, 2012Apply the 1 at-a-time rule to increase your productivity in any area. Eliminate or minimize your interruptions and distractions. Here are some ways: Driving? Focus on the traffic and surroundings (put your cell phone in the trunk). Working on a project? Reward yourself with social media after the project is completed. Meeting with someone? Let voicemail do it’s job ... Read more
January 20, 2012Execute the 1 at-a-time rule: Clear 1 space at-a-time Sort 1 pile of papers at-a-time Make a phone call without checking email at the same time and so on Read more
January 19, 2012TipOfTheDay: Take a break and boost your alertness with another stretch second: Step 1: Extend your right leg. Point & flex the foot 3x. Step 2: Leaving your leg extended, circle the foot, only to the right 3x, then to the left 3x. Step 3: Repeat with your left leg extended. Point & flex the foot; circle the ... Read more
January 18, 2012TipOfTheDay: Stretch to be more productive! Take a stretch second in just 3 Easy Steps: Sit up straight in your chair & place your hands on your thighs. Twist your upper body to the left looking behind you & hold for a count of 4. Repeat to the right side & hold for 4. How does taking a break make ... Read more
January 17, 2012Did you realize that self care makes us more productive? Take a stretch second after completing a task. Step 1: Sit up straight. Tilt your head forward. Slowly roll your head towards your left shoulder, hold for a count of 4. Slowly roll your head back to center, hold for 4. Slowly roll your head towards your right shoulder, hold ... Read more
January 16, 2012TipOfTheDay: Take a breath break to be more productive. Here’s how: Do this before your start a new task or make a difficult phone call. Exhale fully to start. Inhale deeply for a count of 4. Hold the breath for a count of 4. Exhale slowly for a count of 6. Repeat this cycle 3x. Read more
January 15, 2012TipOfTheDay: Schedule your commute to and from appointments into your calendar. Be realistic about the time that you have available. Read more
January 14, 2012Multipurpose your calendar for note taking, mileage, expenses. You will be able to track everything more easily at the end of the month. Read more
January 13, 2012TipOfTheDay: Place the shredder next to or under your desk for immediate and easy access. Read more