Can you help me repay this man?

By Helene Segura | September 26, 2015 |

Back in 1993, I was a brand new college grad with a perfect plan: I would work in a high-paying sales job, save a lot of money, and then become a teacher when I turned 30. I’d heard many of my former teachers lament about being underpaid. Since I didn’t want to be a teacher…

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Productivity Tip – What is the first step in your Time Management Revolution?

By Helene Segura | September 24, 2015 |

Here’s another productivity tip for your time management revolution. In my last blog post, we talked about how time management is really all about mind management. So how do you start getting your brain in shape in order to make better decisions about how you use your time? It starts with

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Productivity Tip – What is your secret time management weapon?

By Helene Segura | September 17, 2015 |

Here’s another tip for your time management revolution. No matter where I go to speak or consult, I’m always asked this following question: “What is the perfect calendar or the perfect app I need to buy, in order to be better with my time?” Well, your secret weapon to better time management is

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Time management tip – Do you control your gadgets or do your gadgets control you?

By Helene Segura | September 10, 2015 |

Email. Text. Facebook message. Twitter direct message. LinkedIn Inmail. Skype instant message. Facebook update. Twitter update. LinkedIn update. Instagram update. There are so many different platforms and means of communication! If you have your notifications turned on for each of these, that means there are

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Time management tip – How to adjust your schedule when the unexpected occurs

By Helene Segura | August 27, 2015 |

This is Part 3 of the lump saga. If you missed the first two, feel free to take a peek: Part 1 – Productivity tools – Compression socks, gin and a magnet? Part 2 – Time management tip – How do you schedule the unexpected? Time management tip – What happens when the unexpected occurs? I…

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Time management tip – How do you schedule the unexpected?

By Helene Segura | August 21, 2015 |

After reading my blog about “Compression socks, gin and a magnet,” a few folks wanted to know some time management tricks for how I managed my schedule when unexpected incidents arose. The first step is to not

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Time Management – What's the missing puzzle piece?

By Helene Segura | August 7, 2015 |

I recently met with a new client who lamented about deadlines not working for her. Before diving in to deconstruct what was happening with her, I offered her this overview: Part of the reason why deadlines don’t work for some folks is that they’re

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Productivity tools – Compression socks, gin and a magnet?

By Helene Segura | July 31, 2015 |

A few weeks ago, I discovered a lump. On my leg. Normally, this is not a strange occurrence. I’m not exactly graceful, so I often bump into furniture or doorways and end up with a number of bruises and the occasional bruised bump. I also happen to be allergic to

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How to not screw up a phone conference

By Helene Segura | July 16, 2015 |

If you’ve ever read one of my blogs or attended one of my time management keynotes or workshops, you know that I’m all about saving time in order to lower stress levels and be more at peace. I’m a firm believer in learning from mistakes and mishaps, so take heed. Money Magazine contacted me for…

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Time Management Tip – Take Charge of Change Week

By Helene Segura | July 9, 2015 |

Did you know that July 5 – July 12 is Take Charge of Change Week? (Who in the world creates all of these “holidays”??) Most folks try to implement massive amounts of change on January 1st for their New Year’s Resolutions. Unfortunately, most resolutions fall by the wayside because the changes are chosen but not…

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