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Structure is Your Friend

December 28th, 2016 · Comments

It may not sound fun, but it works!

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How Do You Know When You Are Being Productive

June 29th, 2016 · Comments

It's easy to feel busy. How do you know when you are being productive?

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Tags: Time management · Personal Productivity · Organization Skills

Down Time Does Not Have To Be Wasted Time

May 4th, 2016 · Comments

Stuck somewhere? Laura Stack shows you how to use unexpected down time so your productivity doesn't have to get stuck.


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Tags: Time management · Personal Productivity · Organization Skills

Handling Your Paperwork

March 2nd, 2016 · Comments

That "paperless office" thing did not really happen, so how do you control all of the paper that comes into your life?

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Prevent Crisis By Planning in Advance

January 13th, 2016 · Comments

The best way to handles a crisis is to avoid it in the first place!

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Setting Boundaries is a Process of Negotiation

August 9th, 2013 · Comments

Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, gives advice on setting boundaries in a positive way so that people have realistic expectations. (C) 2013 Laura Stack. All Rights Reserved. http://www.TheProductivityPro.com

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Paper or Plastic? Managing Your To-Do Lists

April 2nd, 2009 · Comments

Technology has given us so many options when it comes to keeping track of our to-do lists—Smartphones, web-based applications, desktop applications, PDAs—but figuring out the best system for you can be a real challenge (and a frustrating one at that).

 

Interestingly enough, even with all the technology out there, informal research (mine and others’) still shows that when push comes to shove, most people still fall back on good old-fashioned paper.  In fact, a lifehack.org survey shows that not only do most people use a paper to-do list, but that paper is more than twice as popular as any other method listed!

 

Why is that?

 

Because we’re human.

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(C) 2009 Laura Stack.  www.TheProductivityPro.com

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Tags: Personal Productivity · Productivity Tools · Organization Skills · Efficiency · Email

Social Media – What, Why – And How To Be Productive

January 20th, 2009 · Comments

Like it or not, social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter are here to stay – and it isn’t just kid stuff anymore.  In fact, businesses and individuals worldwide keep finding interesting ways to use social networks and other interactive online media to do some pretty amazing things – from building their brands to getting to know their customers. How do you keep it from sabotaging your productivity?

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Tags: Social media · Technology · Time management · Timewasters · Personal Productivity · Productivity Tools · Organization Skills · Productivity Improvement · Getting Things Done