Top 10 Time Management Articles 2016

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Top Time management articles 3d

Well its fair to say that 2016 was a year that is going to live long in the memory. I remember thinking as the year started that having suffered two heart attacks, following hip replacement surgery, that the worst was behind me. Little did I know that heart attack number 3 and a subsequent stroke […]

Learn to say “no” to actions and conversations that waste your time.

#4 Mondays Top Time Tip

Learn to say “No!”

Finding yourself overwhelmed at work or thinking there aren’t enough hours in the day to complete a task or project might mean that you’re having problems setting boundaries – and saying, “no!” Many people find it hard to say “no” because they want to be seen as helpful and agreeable. On the other hand, many […]

I am comfortable delegating tasks that do not fit my schedule.

Self Relection Friday

I am comfortable rejecting or delegating tasks

So as a business owner, entrepreneur or independent professional, how comfortable are you at delegating tasks? If you’re not how are you feeling at the end of this week? Joyous and happy because it’s been productive and you have made progress towards your goals and dreams. Or has it been one of those weeks that […]

Afraid to say No? – Make a Noble Objection instead

Say No differently

Its OK to say No

Often in life we say ‘yes’ too much because of a sense of obligation or because we want to please people, but in doing so we lose control of our time. Even when we do say no, a lot of the time we preface it with “I’m sorry, but…” The impact of the but, is […]

7 Reasons You Should be Saying No More Often

Saying no can provide you with more freedom

In todays busy do it now environment, many people feel that they’ve lost control of their lives? Have you lost control? Are you spending too much time on activities and responsibilities you don’t enjoy? There’s a good chance that saying no more often would bring some relief and gain you some freedom. Most of us […]

Saying No to Colleagues, Friends and Family

Be Firm, Be Polite, but Still Say No

Saying no to colleagues, friends and family

Have you ever said “Yes” to work colleagues, friends or family members, when your mind has been screaming at you to say “No”? We do it because we want to be seen as helpful and not rude. But what about you, every time you say yes to someone else you are in fact saying no […]

Learn to Say No and Take Control of Your Time

Learn To say No

Learning how to say no and being prepared to do so is one of the key steps on the path to taking control of your time. When we were young we used to say no all the time, but our parents or guardians very quickly ensured that we discovered that the word was unacceptable and […]

How to say No when you need to!

It’s probably safe to say that, at some point or another, you have said “Yes” to a colleague or client when actually you’ve needed to say “No”! We often see saying no as being rude or unhelpful, but this isn’t the case – it’s about taking control of your life and your free time and […]

Saying No to Time Thieves

Do you plan out your day meticulously, and go to the office with the best of intentions, of making the best use of your time, only to have your time hijacked by the time thieves. Time thieves are those people who, having nothing to do with their own time, steal yours from you. They are […]