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...
The principles of pacing.

The principles of pacing.

If you want to get the right things done in this digital age of speed, work slower, not faster. Your progress is greater when you do not undertake too many projects or tasks at the same time. Have you ever taken on several large projects only to realize that you have...