Open Loops 4/18/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Posted on April 18, 2014 by

On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I highlight articles on better naps, linking text to a website and speedreading; a system for kids’ chores; not forgetting things while packing; cleaning the inside of vases; strengthening bones; breathing effectively; making the world a better place; bringing things down with rotten fish; productivity pitfalls; easy decorating hacks; and doing the right tasks in the right order.

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6 Simple Ways To Balance Work and Life

Posted on April 16, 2014 by

As the world has gotten busier, our work life has crept into our home lives. Much is made of work-life balance. How is your balance? We will look at what it is, and some simple ways to attain it.

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Planners: Pre-made vs. DIY

Posted on April 14, 2014 by

Walk into just about any store that sells office supplies, and you will find a place to buy a planner. With the premade forms and instructions in how to use them, it is easy to get started. Yet most pre-made planners don’t fit exactly how we work.

So how do you navigate the choices? Today we will look at the differences between pre-made and DIY planners.

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New Productivity Forms: April 2014

Posted on April 12, 2014 by

Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! You may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. This will allow you to receive updates in your RSS reader every time new content is posted here. If you want to receive updates in your email, click ‘Via email’ in the upper right corner.Please take […]

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On Vacation – April 2014

Posted on April 7, 2014 by

I am taking a break from the blog this week. I’ll be back next Monday with new articles! Photo by jimbrickett. Licensed under Creative Commons.

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Sponsor Post, April 2014

Posted on April 5, 2014 by

In April, my sponsors feature those that can help you stop doing unpaid overtime; have geeky fun; get great hosting; get fit; and make your own productivity planner.

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Open Loops 4/4/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Posted on April 4, 2014 by

On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I highlight articles on packing bits of toiletries for trips, how a before-bed routine can really help, and a site I just discovered with feel-good information.

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Balancing Your Tasks

Posted on April 2, 2014 by

How often do you complete everything on your task list for the day? Do you always have things left over that you just didn’t have time to get to?

The problem with operating in this mode for an extended period of time is eventually all those un-done tasks pile up and you end up with a task list so massive it will topple over and smother you.

How do you avoid this? By balancing your tasks.

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