Why time management so often fails
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"...people feel unproductive, pick up a tool, use it successfully for a while, pile on more work, and feel unproductive again. What does it take to break that cycle?" Why time management so often fails, José Luis Peñarredonda, BBC.com, Sept. 5, 2018
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The Way We Work Is Killing Us
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"Work hours have gradually increased over time, as has the idea, with technology, that you should be always “on.” …most of the people who check their email off hours—81 percent of people according to one survey do—these are not emergency-room physicians." The Way We Work Is Killing Us, Brigid Schulte,...
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Why so many companies get training wrong
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"A 2015 study from online training company 24×7 Learning found that only 12% of employees apply new skills learned in training to their jobs… Many programmes don’t actually improve skills… Most are too generic, too basic and too boring." Why so many companies get training wrong, BBC, May 2017
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Why you should manage your energy, not your time
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"Our productivity has less to do with the amount of hours we squeeze out of the working day, and more to do with the rest we have…In fact, as few as one to three hours of concentrated work could serve to be as effective as a traditional workday." Why you...
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Time Management Designed for the Digital Age
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Time Management Designed for the Digital Age The statement „To-do lists are a waste of time” could sound quite provocative. However, it might be worthwhile to start questioning what most people still do, even though these tools and the whole mind-set are more than 30 years old and go way back into...
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9 Productivity Tips from People Who Write About Productivity
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"1. Own your time. 2. Recognize busyness as a lack of focus. 3. Challenge the myth of the “ideal worker.” 4. Intentionally leave important tasks incomplete. 5. Make a habit of stepping back. 6. Help others strategically. 7. Have a plan for saying no. 8. Make important behaviors measurable. 9....
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Research conducted at Stanford University found that multitasking is less productive than doing a single thing at a time…
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"Research also shows that, in addition to slowing you down, multitasking lowers your IQ…" The Real Harm in Multitasking, Oct. 8, 2014
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How to Be a Better Boss
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“Opportunities to Take Action Instead of To-Do-Lists If all you do is make lists of the projects you need to finish, odds are good that they will remain unfinished far longer than you’d like." How to Be a Better Boss in 2013, The Wall Street Journal
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