Time Management

What should be on your to-do list?

October 6, 2014
Just one item, says author Greg McKeown on LinkedIn.

Rejiggering a 110-hour workweek

August 21, 2014
Pressed to the limits by his workload, Stephen Shapiro analyzed all the activities on his plate and found only a small percentage of them truly mattered. Within two weeks, he had re­­duced his weekly work hours from 110 to 20. What can be learned from this speaker and consultant’s example?

Stay on track during your workday

August 7, 2014

Time doesn’t organize itself. That’s your job. To squeeze the most out of every minute, scrutinize your workday. Follow these guidelines.

Balance your time better

July 18, 2014
Fewer than 10% of executive leaders are pleased with how they spend their time. The rest fall down in four ways.

A billionaire without a computer

January 14, 2014
An entrepreneur worth about $4 billion, John Paul DeJoria runs his business em­pire without a computer. The co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems fears that a computer would stymie his productivity because he’d always be buried in emails.

Are you a leader or a workaholic?

October 15, 2013
“Workaholic,” coined by the American psychologist Wayne Oates, reflected the man’s own addiction to work. But do workaholics really exist? There’s still no medical definition. Look for these signs.

Can tech tools boost your efficiency?

September 17, 2013
The growing use of tablet computers and other personal technology has led to a slew of productivity apps for busy professionals. Ironically, the proliferation of so many timesaving tools is making people less efficient.

How to improve self-discipline

July 10, 2013
Focus is essential for reaching big goals. Here are several tried-and-true ways to limit distractions and narrow your focus so you can get the most important work done.

Yahoo CEO tells how to avoid burnout

April 25, 2013

“I have a theory that burnout is about resentment,” Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer says. “And you beat it by knowing what it is you’re giving up that makes you resentful. I tell people: Find your rhythm.”

Squeeze more out of your calendar

April 8, 2013
To stay productive, organize your time in discrete chunks.