TIME MANAGEMENT BLOG

Time Management Techniques – 5 questions to improve your focus

By Helene Segura | December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Time Management Techniques – 5 questions to improve your focus As a society, we are sooooooooooo distracted. We… oh look, a squirrel! We don’t pay attention. We don’t stay in the moment. We’re constantly flit-flitting to whatever catches our eye. Our minds are so cluttered. Additionally, in our zeal to “stay connected” we let our…

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Time Management Techniques – How to be more focused in 4 steps

By Helene Segura | December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Time Management Techniques – How to be more focused In my previous blog posts, I gave two different examples of what a lack of focus does to our brains, thereby putting a damper on our productivity. In the last post, I presented an overview of the steps to take in order to gain the upper…

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Productivity Tips – How to focus more

By Helene Segura | December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Productivity Tips – How to focus more Carrie rushed out of her house in the morning to drop off her kids at school just in time for the bell. Nothing on her to-do list for the rest of the day went as planned, and she wound up finishing only three of the 10 items on…

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8 Ways for Road Warriors to Be More Productive

By Helene Segura | December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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I had the pleasure of making my second guest appearance on SMEAD’s  Keeping You Organized podcast series. SMEAD is a major player in the office products world and has based some of their products on insight and feedback from organizing and productivity professionals around the nation. The topic of this session is how professionals on…

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Productivity Tips – How present in the moment are you?

By Helene Segura | December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Productivity Tips – How present in the moment are you? Have you ever stopped to people watch for an hour? Heck, even 10 minutes will allow you to witness what I’m about to describe. When was the last time you saw two people sit across the table from each other and just talk, making eye…

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Balance – How to prevent holiday stress

By Helene Segura | November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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  Holiday Stress Prevention Since I received a lot of great feedback when I posted this the last couple of years, I thought I’d make it an annual tradition to share this letter I wrote to myself. If you want to learn how to prevent holiday stress, read on….

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Productivity Tip – 3 ways to save time and money on client gifts

By Helene Segura | November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Save Time and Money! Part of being productive is not only using your time wisely, but also using your money wisely. Too many times I’ve seen business owners and independent consultants try a marketing tactic at the last minute, only to see it go down in flames. Time was lost throwing it together. Money was…

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What your workspace says about you

By Helene Segura | November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Back in August of 2014, I was interviewed by Annie Epstein, who was writing an article for Real Business, which is a Xerox-sponsored website that provides insight into different aspects of the business world. She emailed me a note with this request: “I’m currently working on a piece about analyzing

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Productivity – Do you think Take Back Your Time Day is necessary?

By Helene Segura | October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Is National Take Back Time Day really necessary?

October 24 is National Take Back Your Time Day. It’s both fantastic and sad that there’s an organization in America called Take Back Your Time. It’s sad that we need it, but fantastic that there are people who realize that we’re slowly simmering in a pressure cooker. Their motto is “challenging time poverty and overwork…

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Time Management: 5 Steps to Prevent Missed Appointments

By Helene Segura | October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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I have a coaching client who’s dealing with a serious time management challenge: missing appointments. He tries to keep an awful lot of

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