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Ten Wacky, Weird & Wonderful Time-Saving Tips
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 9:42 PM
Time-crunched clock-watchers know every minute counts. When it comes to saving time, no tip is too wacky or weird. 1. Sock Sense: Tired of sorting socks for your family? Missing sock syndrome wastes valuable time. Say good-bye to missing socks (and wasted time) by safety-pinning socks together before they get tossed into the wash. 2. Meal Makeover: Dinner food... Read More...
What's for Dinner? Four Tips for Healthy Weeknight Meals
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 8:11 PM
Getting a healthy, delicious dinner on the table each night is the Holy Grail of working parents. Our four simple tips help answer the nightly "what's for dinner?" question. Greatest Hits: Do yourself a favor and commit to a weeknight rotation of four to six basic recipes that can be easily assembled and altered for variety. Roast chicken is simple;... Read More...
Mistakes: Be Better, Not Bitter
Monday, November 12, 2012 9:24 PM
Mistakes are an unavoidable part of work and life. How you handle those mistakes however is entirely within your control. When you view life's inevitable missteps as an opportunity to be better, not bitter, you create the possibility of a better future... Read More...
Can Your Commute Make You Happier?
Friday, November 09, 2012 8:26 PM
When you free associate the word "commute" you are probably more likely to think "long" than "marital happiness." But a recent study that is getting attention in the Harvard Business Review finds that couples that commute together are more likely to experience marital satisfaction that those that don't. Interesting stuff. Still... Read More...
Regret Not: Tips for Avoiding the Should’ves
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 7:43 PM
What's your biggest regret? We all have them and a recent article in lists 25 examples that will make you think. Take a look: you may see one of your own regrets listed. While many regrets focused on missed opportunities - in jobs and in love -we noticed that many are linked to time, specifically how we choose to spend it. Many lamented the failure... Read More...
Piles to Smiles: the Psychological Benefits of Being Organized
Tuesday, August 07, 2012 11:48 PM
For many, organization means never fruitlessly searching for a crucial document that has somehow gone missing. But did you know that the benefits of being organized extend far beyond merely retrieving a slip of paper in a snap? Being organized can lead to a happier, more productive, and even longer life. Yup, you read that right. Being organized can extend your... Read More...
Work-Free Weekends
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 9:32 PM
Think homework is just for kids? Too often, work creeps into the weekends, cutting into downtime with friends and family. If work projects and emails are eating into your weekend time, we have some tips for getting your workload back on a Monday-through-Friday schedule. Take a Load Off: If a crushing workload demands weekend hours to keep up, it's time to... Read More...
Now, Not Later: Tips to Stop Procrastinating
Monday, January 23, 2012 8:16 PM
If you meant to make New Year's resolutions but somehow never got around to it, we have a resolution for you. Procrastinator, time to kick your habit of putting off must-do tasks once and for all. Who Me? Procrastinate? We all know what procrastination looks like: putting off until tomorrow what we should do today. Yet some forms of procrastination are more... Read More...
The Only Three Tips You Need for a More Productive January
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 11:12 PM
Don't you just love January's clean slate? After a hectic holiday season, capped off by a late night of champagne and streamers, January 1 st dawns as a low-key, fresh start. Looking to make this January a time to reset and rev up for the upcoming year? Kick off your 2012 with the only three tips you'll need for a productive January. Prioritize: The... Read More...
The Only Three Tips You Need for a More Productive January
Wednesday, January 04, 2012 11:48 PM
Who doesn't love the New Year's fresh start? After a month of hectic holidays, January is a time of rejuvenation, a time to reset, and rev up for the upcoming year. Kick your 2012 off with the only three tips you'll need for a productive January... Read More...
How to Head Home While There's Still Daylight
Monday, November 07, 2011 8:44 PM
Hurrah! Daylight savings has arrived to add a few extra hours of light during the waning cold-weather days. But what good are the extra hours if you're spending them with your nose to the office grindstone? Do yourself a favor and learn to get out of the office on time: working late is a habit that gets harder to shake the longer you do it. We have seven... Read More...
The Best Way to Spend 20 Extra Minutes
Friday, October 14, 2011 2:54 PM
When was the last time you heard someone complain about having too much time on their hands? Between juggling work, family and other important commitments (sleep anyone?), every minute of the day is generally booked solid. But every now and again, an extra 15 or 20 minutes pops up. Skeptical about how much can be accomplished in a mere quarter of an hour? Read... Read More...
Be an Energy Star: Tips for Operating at Peak Capacity
Thursday, October 06, 2011 8:56 PM
Want to hit the ground running each morning? How about enjoying enhanced productivity, greater energy levels and less stress? Be more energy efficient with these simple steps: Sleep Smart: Get a full night of shut-eye. Most adults need 7 to 8 hours of sleep a night. Having trouble catching 40-winks? Read WebMD's Sleep Tips for the 411 on sleep including avoiding... Read More...
Organizing for the Weekend
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 8:43 PM
The days are growing shorter. Too bad your to-do list is still long. When the week evaporates at warp speed, work and chores too often encroach on the weekend. Find free time every weekend by managing your week days better. We've rounded up some smart advice that is sure to give you extra hours for weekend leisure pursuits. 25 Ways to Find Free Time: Huffington... Read More...
Top 10 Tips to Reboot Productivity at Work
Friday, September 09, 2011 3:32 PM
Summer's lazy, hazy days are firmly in the rearview mirror. Time to reboot your back-to-business mojo with ten tips to make your September more productive. 1. Reconnect with your colleagues after vacation by updating your boss and co-workers on summertime successes and project statuses. 2. Tackle the tickler list that got short shrift during vacation weeks... Read More...
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