Getting the right things done

Getting the right things done

I was reminded by the titles of many time management books on my shelves that some people may get the impression that “getting things done” is what life is all about.  The titles on the covers are deceiving, even though the contents may say something completely...
Shop less, toss more.

Shop less, toss more.

The logical place to start when you decide to limit the stuff in your home or office is at the source – shopping. If you have a broken water pipe, you do not start by mopping the floor, you turn off the water. In the same way, if you can resist those needless trips to...
Structure is the key to productivity

Structure is the key to productivity

I recommend that people find their high energy time in the morning and start working on their top priority for about 90 minutes. Then take a break of about 15 or 20 minutes before starting the priority task. Following the second 90-minute work session there should be...