There’s a particularly burdensome type of clutter in today’s workplace: the vast, unending flow of information that may seem urgent but can leave us feeling exhausted and more confused than ever. If the daily barrage of data leaves you more overwhelmed than enlightened, it may be time for a cleanup.
People with a positive and balanced perception of time tend to be effective performers in the workplace. And simply noticing ways that you focus on the continuum of time – yesterday, today and tomorrow – can make you more productive.
Even if you’re a naturally organized person, the systems you use for staying on top of things may occasionally need some maintenance. Your work process is like your car. Even if it seems to be running pretty well, a regular tune-up is a good investment.
If you’re ready for a career or lifestyle reboot, a good starting point is to create better habits. Each new habit can make you a little bit healthier or more productive.
Even if you’re a cog in a big organization, you can empower your career by developing your entrepreneurial spirit.
Have too much to do? Take off the pressure by setting some priorities.
A nice long piece in the recent New York Times Sunday Style section looked at paper versus electronic calendars. Writer Pamela Paul said “it would take cold hard cash” for her cross over from her paper-based personal organizer to a…