Time Management techniques – Learn to C.O.P.E

COPE is a nice acronym to break time management into simple steps, and stands for Capitalise, Organise, Prioritise, and Energise. Capitalise on the ability of every child to help with household chores such as setting the table, clearing the dishes and hoovering the floor. Teach them very early to put away their toys and make […]

Time Management checklist

Time Management – How Do You Score? 1.     Do you start your day early What does your morning routine consist of? Do you eat a healthy breakfast and get straight to work? Or do you waste time on unimportant tasks? 2.      Do you prioritise your tasks Do you organise your to-do list? When you begin, do you […]

Your Ups and Downs – Making the Most of Your Energy Cycles

When you’re working on improving your time management and increasing your productivity, you’re usually looking for some tip, strategy or tool from outside to help you. Actually, what you may need is to focus on something that comes from inside. There are many studies that highlight the link between your personal energy cycle and time […]

Procrastinators – Rules to Live By

If you can honestly say you live by the rules mentioned below, you are welcome to apply for membership of the  Ancient Order of Two-Headed Turtles (the Society of Procrastinators ) if and when they ever get themselves organised. Some people will always be procrastinators and so to make your life easier I have outlined some rules […]

Time Management and the 80/20 Rule

Time Management and the 80/20 Rule

Pareto Principle (80/20 Rule) The 80/20 Rule is among the most beneficial of all principles of time and life management. It is also known as the Pareto Principle after its founder, Vilfredo Pareto, the Italian economist. Pareto noticed that people in his society seemed to divide naturally into what he called the ‘vital few,’ or […]