Time Management Using Proven Project Management Techniques

Manage Your Time Using Proven Project Management Techniques

Time management is one of the most important skills that one can have in their life. Since time happens to be one of the most limited of all resources at one’s disposal, it is necessary that it be used in the right manner. Unfortunately, most people end up wasting a great deal of time, simply because they didn’t know how to handle the time […]

The Pareto Principle: Work Less and Do More

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If you run your own business, chances are that you have invested in time management at some point. You might have taken a class, read a few books, or tried a physical or electronic time management tool. With all that you’ve learned and all the tools that you have at your disposal, why do you still feel that you don’t have the time you […]

How Much Time Do You Spend on Social Networks?

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Marketing Charts featured research that Ipsos OTX released on the amount of time we spend on social networks. According to the article, the survey showed the reported daily social network use by American social network users within 18 and 64 years old to be at an average of 3.2 hours. 3.2 hours is a huge chunk of one day. Remember that we are awake […]

Is Your Hobby Destroying You?

People get into hobbies for different reasons. If you live with the extended family, you might take the excuse of going fishing for some quiet time alone. Someone strapped for cash might go for the occasional online poker. A boring desk job could send you off to watch the football games, and a technical job might give you the craving to do creative writing […]

When to Leave Things to the Professionals

It is fun to make and break things, to hack personal projects, and to handle repairs ourselves and right away, all the while also saving a little money here and there. There are also times, though, when we just need to step back, give in and give up, and leave things to the professionals. Being a builder and tinkerer by nature, I have been […]

Save Time: Cook For More Than One Meal At A Time

There is no question that, for most families, there is a lot of outright money savings in home-cooked meals. It is often debated, however, if there is too much time wasted when cooking at home. Is it wise to cook at home when the time spent cooking can be used for self and career development? This is an even bigger question for people who […]

Invoices with Freshbooks

If you frequently send invoices to your clients, doing this by hand or filling out a template each time is not an option, especially if you bill by the hour and like to give your clients a time sheet for what they are charged. I have been using the cloud-based billing solution Freshbooks to handle my time sheet, expenses, invoices, and payments for some […]