Productivity Tips – How present in the moment are you?

By Helene Segura | December 4, 2014 |
Time management techniques - how to be more focused

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 |

  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 |

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 |

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 |
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 |

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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Productivity Tip: Purge Unneeded Paper to Save Time

By Helene Segura | October 2, 2014 |

Did you know that October is National Clean Out Your Files Month? Yippee! A great way to celebrate would be to purge all of the papers in your office that you don’t need or want…the papers that are getting in the way whenever you’re looking for something you do need or want. Yes, we live…

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Productivity Tip: How’s this for logic?

By Helene Segura | September 25, 2014 |

In today’s world, everyone seems to rush, rush, rush. I see it everywhere I travel as a women’s keynote productivity speaker. We try to go faster so we can get more done. But productivity tends to decline when we hurry because we make mistakes and need to take time to correct them. It sounds counter-intuitive,…

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Productivity Tool – How do you deal with procrastination?

By Helene Segura | September 12, 2014 |

National Fight Procrastination Day was on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Just for kicks, Fox anchor Monica Taylor and I decided to do our “how to deal with procrastination” segment after the holiday. When I showed up on set, meteorologist Shaun Stevens said, “Can’t we talk about procrastination tomorrow?” Ha! Pick up some of my procrastination…

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Mind Your Own Business – interview on WLOB talk radio in Maine – Productivity Tips for Business Owners

By Helene Segura | August 28, 2014 |

I recently received an invitation to be interviewed by Debi Davis, host of “Mind Your Own Business,” a one-hour radio program for business owners broadcast on WLOB radio in Maine. She asked me to give productivity tips for business owners. The 25-minute interview aired on August 16, 2014. We had a great chat about the…

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