Ideas have no expiry dates.

Ideas have no expiry dates.

In one of my earlier blog articles I mentioned my love of books and my tendency to hang onto them. I have been criticized more than once for citing time management reference books that were over ten years old – as though ideas had a “Best before” date. Let me remind...
Laws governing the use of time.

Laws governing the use of time.

There are several laws that collectively provide effective guidelines for those who wish to maximize their use of time. Here are a few of the more important ones; along with brief explanations of how they can impact the way you manage time. Parkinson’s Law: “Work...
What happened to our travel time?

What happened to our travel time?

Traveling on business used to give us an opportunity to get caught up on our work. In my first book, Making Time Work for You, published in 1981 by General Publishing in Canada and Beaufort in the United States, (and out of print long ago) I had a chapter titled “Make...
Efficiency & Effectiveness in review.

Efficiency & Effectiveness in review.

When we have a lot of things to do and we start to get behind in our work, we tend to speed up.  This could backfire since the faster we go, the more we focus on how much we are getting done and less on what it is we are doing.  It goes well if we are always doing the...