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Time Management Techniques – It's all about priorities

By Helene Segura | March 17, 2015 |

Did you know that February was National Time Management Month? Is it a coincidence that February is the shortest month of the year?!? When people find out that I teach time management techniques their first question is often, “How can we get it all done in only 24 hours?” The answer is,

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Time Management Tips: Why Is Teamwork important to productivity? (part 2)

By Helene Segura | March 10, 2015 |

Time management tips continued from last week’s post: I stared out the window, rocking a la Rainman, and kept muttering, “Please let us make it.” Our plane left the gate 15 minutes later. ETA: 7:00 PM. Good thing we had our tennis shoes on. At 6:25, I got up to use the restroom. I didn’t…

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Time Management Tips: Why is teamwork important to productivity?

By Helene Segura | March 3, 2015 |

If you’ve ever relied on an airplane to reach your destination by a specific time or, heck, even a specific day, you know that can be a little dicey because you never know what kind of a delay might put a kink into your schedule. Such was the situation when we were headed out on…

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Clearing physical clutter also helps clear mental clutter

By Helene Segura | February 5, 2015 |
Clear physical clutter to clear mental clutter - USAA urge to purge

Clearing Physical Clutter Also Helps Clear Mental Clutter The insurance giant USAA approached me in December about helping them with an article in their series, “More with Less.” The basic premise of their series is that “you can have goals, and reach for them even when you have little to work with (no job, etc.).”…

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Go Daddy Super Bowl ad should be a wake-up call to business owners

By Helene Segura | February 2, 2015 |

The Big Sunday Event I’m a huge football fan, so watching the Super Bowl is a big event in our house. The food is cooked and the drinks are ready by 5:00 P.M. (30 minutes before kickoff in our time zone) so that we don’t miss a second of the game or the commercials. This…

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Time management tips – focus first, then bust distractions

By Helene Segura | January 15, 2015 |

Back in early November, San Antonio Magazine came calling to ask for time management tips on how to increase productivity. Writer Chris Warren and I had a great conversation, talking about the variety of pressures and productivity pitfalls people face on a daily basis. His summary of our conversation appears

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Improve productivity by organizing your personal life – tips from a women's keynote productivity speaker

By Helene Segura | January 12, 2015 |
women's keynote productivity speaker productivity tip - get your home organized!

Women’s Keynote Productivity Speaker Touts the Value of Home Organization On January 6, 2015, I appeared with Great Day SA co-host Eileen Teves on CBS KENS 5  for a segment about how to get organized in the new year. As a speaker, while I deliver keynotes and workshops about how to improve productivity at work, one helpful way…

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Time Management Tips – Get a head start on your New Year’s Resolutions!

By Helene Segura | December 30, 2014 |

  Time Management Tips – Get a head start on your New Year’s Resolutions! Every January 1st, 75% of Americans select getting organized or improving their time management as one of their top five New Year’s Resolutions. It’s right up there with quitting smoking and losing weight. That’s terrific! If everyone implemented more time management…

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Time Management Techniques – 5 questions to improve your focus

By Helene Segura | December 23, 2014 |
Time management techniques - how to be more focused

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 |
Time management techniques - how to be more focused

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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