Holistic Time Management

The Best Things in Life are Free from Technology: A case for holistic time management. A heading of an article in the May 17, 2012 issue of the Toronto Star caught my attention – “Outsourcing Life.” It’s true. We’re outsourcing all the enjoyable, time-consuming things that make us distinctively human – so we can free […]

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Goal-Directed Persistence

Goal-directed persistence is another important executive function skill. It is the ability to have a goal and follow through until its completion. If you are strong in this skill, you have a good record of achieving goals that you set. You are steady, persistent and reliable, and seldom let setbacks or obstacles prevent you from […]

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Harold Taylor - time management expert

Do You Have Time for Time Management?

Time management and organization are usually treated as two separate skills, but they are so closely related I will discuss them both together. Organization is the ability to arrange according to a system. If you are neat, detailed and orderly, generally have a place for everything, and have no trouble keeping track of everything, you […]

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 People who can’t control their anger really make me mad.

Emotional control, the next executive skill that we’ll discuss, is the ability to manage emotions in order to achieve goals. If you are strong in this skill you are relatively unemotional and cool under pressure. You’re not easily sidetracked, resist temptation, don’t get overly emotional if criticized, and are not easily discouraged – in short, […]

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