Time management

5 Tips for Managing Information Overload

March 7, 2012

Emails, phone calls, status alerts, updates. We are constantly interrupted at work. At the Pink Elephant ITSM conference last month Dr Joanne Cantor talked about how to manage the bombardment of bleeps and pings that demand our attention. Here are 5 of her tips for managing information overload. 1. Have a list of ‘drop everything’ […]

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Book Review: Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

August 3, 2011
Stever Robbins

“When you’re in content focus, you load a project into your brain and do everything related to that project,” says Stever Robbins, in his book Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More.  “If you’re writing a report in content focus mode, you might spend the day writing, researching, calling people strictly about […]

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Villanova Friday, Week 2: Personal Productivity

February 11, 2011
This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Villanova Friday

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Villanova FridayLast week, I started the Maximizing IS/IT Team Effectiveness course with Villanova University.  The online course has a weekly live session, but it’s held in the middle of my night, so I’m not able to attend. The sessions are recorded, so this week I […]

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Book review: All Your Money Won’t Another Minute Buy

May 17, 2010

Curt Finch, CEO of Journyx, Inc., has put all his wisdom about time tracking into a book called All Your Money Won’t Another Minute Buy: Valuing Time as a Business Resource.  It’s not that long and it’s quick to read and while I wouldn’t rate it as one of the top business books I have […]

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Working smarter, not harder

April 23, 2008

Did you know that an individual typically works overtime in a year equating to not being paid until 22 February? That’s nearly two months of ‘free’ work we give our employers because overtime is unpaid. As project managers, we are generally quite a well organised bunch, and I didn’t think I’d learn a lot at […]

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