Life Admin


In a previous post, I write about the insidious creep of administrative work it takes to run a modern household. From scheduling appointments to paying bills, calling about repairs, and following up with kids’ activities, the never-ending to-do list that is life admin takes up enormous amounts of time, resources, and brainpower. Elizabeth Emens is … Continue reading Life Admin

Quiz: Are You a Habitual Procrastinator?


In this post, I gave some tips for overcoming procrastination based on The Procrastination Cure by  Damon Zahariades. His last chapter in the book is dedicated to a quiz to help you determine if you need help overcoming this habit. After you’ve rated the 15 statements from one to five, we’ll tally your score to gauge your tendency … Continue reading Quiz: Are You a Habitual Procrastinator?

The 80/20 Time Revolution


  Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least. – JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE In a previous post, I introduced Richard Koch, the author of The 80/20 Principle; The Secret to Achieving More with Less. Be prepared if you decide to read this book; it will make you uncomfortable … Continue reading The 80/20 Time Revolution

Designing Your Workday


http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/mature-woman-doing-finances-in-home-office-royalty-free-image/200171414-001 This post was inspired by a Fast Company article authored by Thomas Davies. Thomas Davies is a director of Google for Work  and a smart guy when it comes to time management. In his Fast Company article, in fact, he disdains the idea of time management. “..because “managing” time starts from the premise that your … Continue reading Designing Your Workday