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Time Management Archives - Take Back My Day

A blog about time management tips

November 5, 2018

Stepping away from negativity

There’s nothing worse for our mindset and mood than other people's negativity. Pessimism is an unproductive attitude. Its continued focus on complaints and perceived slights creates […]
September 5, 2018

Dealing with time vampires (of your own making)

The daily stream of time management advice (Get up even earlier! Use a tomato-shaped timer to cram in more! Check/don't check your electronic devices!)  may create […]
August 23, 2018

Why saying no means saying yes (to you)

Saying no is difficult for a number of reasons: we're fearful of the other person’s response, we don’t want to be unlikable, and we’re not always […]
July 30, 2018

The Gift of Full Attention

Here you are, you finally made it to a networking event and you’ve been practicing your self-branding and conversation skills in your head all day. You’re […]
May 20, 2018

Harnessing the Power of a Deadline

“I love deadlines…”, said no one, ever. We all cringe at the concept of the word, but tackling a deadline head-on can also be a good […]
May 1, 2018

Your time is very important to us…

"Your call is very important to us," says the fruity recorded voice of the caller system.  It keeps assuring me that the next available agent will […]