Effective Time Management Skills

Our private and professional lives have become so fast-paced that effective time management skills are almost a requirement. Without them, you are under constant threat of being overwhelmed. With them, you are in control. So what are they?

Personal Time Management Tools

What tools make you more productive? What do you need to take your personal time management skills to the next level? I have written a new article (for my project Focality) that lists and explains the various types of time management tools. Here are the main categories that the article goes into: Task Managers: Organizing, […]

Stephen Covey’s Time Management Matrix

It is known by many names: The 4 Quadrants of Time Management, Eisenhower Matrix/Box/Principle or just the Time Management Matrix. Stephen Covey’s Time Management Matrix offers a way to easily sort activities into 4 groups along the dimensions of difficulty and importance.

Time Management Apps

Procrastination is the bane of humanity’s existence. We’re all guilty of putting tasks off for tomorrow that should have been done last week. If you’re one of the people that want to use their time productively and spend a good bit of the day working, you really need to make the most of your time. […]

Focus Timers and Their Benefits

How many times has it happened that you start some work, got distracted, and then left it mid-way? How many people can accurately guess the time they will take with a certain task? Not many. The underlying reason is simple – distraction and lack of focus. However, there is a solution for this problem – […]

Effective Time Management Strategies

Time management is an exceedingly important skill in today’s environment. We’re being bombarded with tasks, goals, distractions and responsibilities. Feelings of stress and overwhelm are common. Learning effective time management strategies will help you to keep control of your life. Use them to actively manage how you spend your time instead of just reacting to […]

Apps to Help You Achieve Goals

So you have gone through the personal goal setting process and know what you want in life. Now what? How do you actually achieve your goals? Modern technology comes to the rescue. Read on for the best apps to help you achieve goals.

MeeTimer: Which are your worst procrastination centers?

Some time ago I wrote about Using Firewalls to Fight Procrastination. But how do you know which sites to take out with your firewall? MeeTimer can help you there. This extension for Firefox logs in detail on which sites you spend how much time. You can then see in its stats how many work hours […]

Fighting Procrastination with Firewalls

The Internet is the perfect tool for procrastination. It is way too easy to get lost in the endless flow of information. Time management becomes a challenge. You can virtually surf the net forever and you will always find some interesting new thing. Abstaining from the net is hard, but many of us already have […]