Speed Reading Doesn’t Have To Feel Rushed

by Liv Montgomery If you’re like most people, your casual reading time is meant to be relaxing and leisurely. So how could speed reading possibly enhance your fun time?   The answer is, the same way it can enhance your work time. First, you’ll be able to read more material. Second, you’ll be able to get more out of the …

How to Take this Year to the Next Level

by Dave Ramsey   Last year I set an intimidating and seemingly unreachable goal for myself – to complete a marathon. Overwhelming? Definitely. Crazy? Probably. Reachable? YES. There was no question of whether I would do it halfway, just doing enough to get by. I was going to give it my all. To do this, I knew I was going …

What’s Your Personal ROI?

by Laura Stack The concept of personal return on investment (ROI) is one that’s been steadily gaining currency in the business world over the past few years. While the term can be defined in several ways, in common usage it’s just what it sounds like: the investment potential that you, as an employee, offer to your company. And like any …

Six Foundational Reasons for Managing Your Time

by Chris Widener     Most of us know how to manage our time. It is pretty simple really. What most of us miss are compelling reasons to manage our time. We know the “how” but miss the “why.” Here are six foundational reasons I have that motivate me to manage my time and myself properly.     It is …

The Hottest Time Management Tip

by Chris Widener     Q. What’s your hottest tip for managing one’s time effectively? GM, San Rafael, CA     A. The number one tip I would give would be to get yourself to the point where you know what the most important things are to you, those that when done will move you on toward your goal. And …

Spend Less Time at Work and Get More Done

by Chris Widener Sounds too good to be true? It really isn’t! In fact, studies show that after a certain amount of hours at work each week, the average worker hits diminishing returns for their labor.   Here are a couple of reasons this is true.   Family drain.   Does your spouse or family complain that you work too …

The Top 7 Secrets to a Stress Free Work Life

by Wendy Hearn   1. Take 5 minute breaks regularly throughout your day. Sit or walk on your own and relax, breathe deeply and feel peaceful. You will feel more relaxed and not so overwhelmed, increasing your level of concentration and ability to achieve more, in less time.   2. Arrive 10 minutes early for every work and personal appointment. …

The Myth of What We Manage

by Chris Widener   Perhaps it is merely semantics, but an underlying problem I find that people have as it relates to the success in their life lies in a proper understanding of what exactly it is that we manage. Think about it. We have time management (In fact I have a seminar on this very topic, some of which …

Time Management Mastery

by Chris Widener From Potential to Performance   One of the great things about life is that we can realistically be or do anything we choose to. This includes being a good time manager! We must believe that we can be a good time manager – that we have the potential. Unfortunately, many people say, “Well, I am just a …