Schedule Management

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Is it Time for a Break Yet?

By |September 14th, 2011|

[sws_picture_frame4 src=”http://clearconceptinc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/iStock_000016683217XSmall-Business-Man-Fishing.jpg” title=”It’s important to take breaks during your work day” alt=”It’s important to take breaks during your work day” align=”sws_frame_left” lightbox=”1″ album=”album” video=””] [/sws_picture_frame4] Ahhhhh – the lazy hazy days of summer: fewer deadlines, less ‘busyness’, and more time soaking in the joys of life. Don’t you just love how this relaxed, casual feeling has followed us into September?

Screeeeeeech!!!

Wait a second. Is it just me, or is life as busy as ever? I feel like that ‘zen’ summer feeling has snapped shut, as quick as a brand new school backpack.

Not that I am afraid of working hard, but the ‘relentlessness’ gets to me at times. With that said, I am determined to maintain a teeny bit of that good ol’ summer feeling all through the fall and winter. […]

Drowning in the Details

By |March 8th, 2011|

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So much is said about our big priorities. Yet we know that the finest performances in life […]

Two Clear Tips for Managing Your Details

By |March 8th, 2011|

There are times when managing the little things can feel like drinking from a fire hydrant. No matter how many emails you knock off, a […]

Give Yourself a Present: 3 Things You Can Do to Finish Strong

By |December 7th, 2010|

Is this year going by fast or what?  I feel like I just got used to writing 2010, and here we are in December already. 

While […]

3 Balls Approach to Prioritizing

By |November 4th, 2010|

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While I naturally want […]

Why can’t we get this prioritizing thing right?

By |November 4th, 2010|

People talk about prioritizing a lot.  And there is no doubt why.  The word offers such promise for a calm and stress-free work day. 

However, with […]

The 100 Day Challenge

By |September 23rd, 2010|

Today marks the first of the last 100 days in the year.

100 days is a lot of time – even though in some ways it […]

Your Projects: Getting A Lot Done Fast

By |September 7th, 2010|

In every job, we can find ourselves in the middle of a tug-of-war between the big things and the little things. The big things include […]

What Can Picasso Teach Us About Productivity?

By |July 14th, 2010|

Pablo Picasso once said “Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.” Despite the unquestionable talent of the artist, he knew that his masterpieces […]

Book Your Vacation Now … And Get More Productive

By |June 15th, 2010|

Almost one-third of Canadians (29 per cent) aren’t using their fully allotted vacation.  Things are worse south of the border.  About half of American workers […]