Category Archives: time management


My good writing friend, Sherryl, and I were Skyping about a seriously time-consuming writing project we’d like to take on together. Since we both spend our lives constantly trying to squeeze out five more spare minutes, we realized that something in … Continue reading

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How to Create the “Not To-Do” List

Back in March, I wrote about pruning some things from life in order to have more time to write. (See my former post “The ‘Not To-Do’ List”.) In order to make time for anything new in your life, it requires … Continue reading

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Ultimate Easy To-Do List

Although I am thrilled with the time management system I blogged about on Monday, there are simpler methods out there. A writer friend sent me the link to a free online system called LazyMeter. It’s easy to learn the LazyMeter system, … Continue reading

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Taking Effective Action

In the August edition of Randy Ingermanson’s free (wonderfully  helpful) newsletter, there was a link to a free e-book describing a new time management system Randy is using. (For back issues of Randy’s newsletter, go here.)  Since “free” is one … Continue reading

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Tug of War in Finding Balance

In the Margin book, Richard Swenson, M.D. talked about the tug-of-war in our everyday lives and the challenge of finding balance. The Balancing Act I don’t know about you, but I feel a constant tug-of-war between choices. Should I work now, … Continue reading

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