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Category Archives: Get things done

Here is how to focus on your writing

Here is how to focus on your writing

It is notoriously difficult to focus on your writing, be that a research paper or your thesis. We are usually so busy during the day that there is never enough time to get any writing done. And when we do find the time to sit down to write we feel scattered, distracted, doubt ourselves, andContinue Reading

Tasks take longer than you thought? (article)

Tasks take longer than you thought? (article)

Today I want to ask you one question. Do you find yourself saying “This task took longer than I thought”? If you do, this article is just for you! Recently I noticed that several of my private clients said exactly this, and I thought if they are experiencing this problem, then there is a chanceContinue Reading

The opposite of batching

The opposite of batching

You probably know that you can save your time and increase your productivity by batching your activities, and we talked about it in this blog before (see below the link to the video about batching). Today we are talking about a strategy that is opposite of batching! It is to help you get certain thingsContinue Reading

Your strategic plan for 2017

Your strategic plan for 2017

With the start of the New Year and returning from holidays back to work you might be beginning to feel overwhelmed… There are many items on your to-do list, many new and old things in your schedule and many demands on your time. And you might be noticing that the new intentions and habits youContinue Reading

An unpleasant side of the success

An unpleasant side of the success

Let’s talk about success today! There is one thing that largely contributes to the success that seems particularly unpleasant to me! The chances are that you don’t like it either! Watch this video to find out what it is and hear two ways to deal with it and make it a bit more pleasant. ToContinue Reading