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Productivity Archives - Page 4 of 8 - Take Back My Day

a blog with tips about increasing productivity

October 22, 2016

SETTING SUPER-HIGH STANDARDS

When it comes to work performance, commitments or productivity, the expectations we set for ourselves can be so high that they become a source of stress […]
August 15, 2016

Making the Best of a Slow Day

"Slow days are my least productive days," a client once told me. "I know I should be handling a dozen things I never have time for, […]
July 20, 2016

Taking the Time to Listen

Is anybody listening? With so much going on around us, it can be hard to move from meaningless small talk to honest conversations, but paying close […]
July 10, 2016

The Trouble with Running Late

"I'll be there in a few minutes!" - For most of us, running late is associated with a sense of stress and guilt that compares to […]
June 29, 2016

Dealing with Time Sinks

Time sinks are those black holes in the day that consume a lot of our mental and physical energy without tangible results. This podcast discusses a […]
June 25, 2016

Mapping the Day

Imagine you had to drive to a place about 250 miles away, with several stops in between. Would you check the fuel level, pack a few […]