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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

One of the things I wanted to do this year is to release productivity forms more often. (Fun tools make me more productive) So to that end, I will be releasing a new set of productivity forms every month. They are free…all you have to do is sign up for […]

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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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Do You Give Your Time Away?

Posted on March 31, 2014 by

Do you give your time away? Of course not, you think.

But if you are a salaried employee and work more than your scheduled hours, you are giving your time away to your employer for free.

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