The difference between urgent and important

The difference between urgent and important

When classifying our daily activities, it is vital to make a difference between the ones which are urgent and those which are important. You must analyse what tasks need to be immediately addressed and which ones are essential to reach your goals. Both the effective...
Time management vs. Attention Management

Time management vs. Attention Management

We are always talking about how important it is to manage our time properly, but we seldom think about the importance of managing our attention. What’s the use in organising our day-to-day work if we’re not able to focus on the tasks that we had planned to finish?...
Breaks and Productivity

Breaks and Productivity

Time management methods can help us increase our productivity, but hardly ever do we realise how important breaks are in our overall performance. Different studies have shown that taking a ten-minute break after every hour helps us improve our work and productivity....
Time management methods: 18 minutes

Time management methods: 18 minutes

Not all the methodologies and techniques that help us manage our time are highly sophisticated. One of the most easily implemented is the ’18 minutes’ method, which is based on a very simple idea: being productive only depends on how we plan our day and what we do in...
Time management methods: COPE

Time management methods: COPE

Developed by personal productivity expert Peggy Duncan, the COPE method focuses on rationalizing work and getting rid of all those worthless activities that result in a great waste of time. Besides, it is strongly supported by technology and Duncan gives clear...