The Time We Kill Is killing Us

Overview of Our Problem with Time   Our most precious commodity is time, for it’s the stuff life is made of. And because it’s a non-renewable resource, it has unlimited value. Yet, don’t we sometimes kill time? But when we kill it, isn’t it killing us? When we waste time, aren’t we committing suicide in slow motion? Why do we …

Time, Life, and Self-Management

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them – Dion Boucicault (1820~1890) Did you ever feel so overwhelmed with things to do that you wanted to study time management, but couldn’t find the time to do so? That’s the dilemma of a 22 year old reader who writes from Nigeria. He’s frustrated that he can’t get more done, learn …

How to Get Things Done

PART I: THE AUTOFOCUS TIME MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Do you have dreams, goals, or plans you wish to accomplish? Most of us do. We start off with good intentions and carefully jot down all the things we need and want to do. But then we often find our To-Do List grows out of control, and instead of guiding us throughout the …

Managing Your Time

By: Brian Tracy Perhaps the greatest single problem that people have today is time poverty. Working people have too much to do and too little time for their personal lives. Most people feel overwhelmed with responsibilities and activities, and the harder they work, the further behind they feel. This sense of being on a never-ending treadmill can cause you to …

Effective Time Management

“Time is your most valuable resource!” says internationally known management expert Peter Drucker. Then he makes a very astute observation: “Unless time is managed, nothing else can be managed.” In other words, if time gets away from us, every other part of our business will get away from us, too. Your effectiveness in time utilization, more than any other single …

Putting a Priority on Your Time

By Mark Ellwood Where does all the time go? Long hours. Late nights. Snatched lunches. Some employees boast about their excessive work schedule as if it’s a badge of honor: “I start work at 7:00 a.m. and work right though until 8:00 p.m.” Some of their Herculean claims border on the absurd. “Last night I went to bed at three …

Finding time to live

An aerial view of most cities would reveal swarms of people frantically racing about. Everyone is in a hurry. If you stop someone and ask how they are, they will reply, “Busy. Very busy.” They certainly are active, but often their actions are undirected or misdirected. They seem to be busy for the sake of being busy. They are involved …

I’ll study time management, if I can find the time

Did you ever feel so overwhelmed with things to do that you wanted to study time management, but couldn’t find the time to do so? That’s the dilemma of a reader who asks the following questions, “I need help with time management. How do you manage time when you are involved in many activities, all of which are important? As …

I’m Going to Study Time Management as soon as I Can Find the Time

Do you feel mired in projects, overwhelmed by responsibilities, and crushed by the lack of time to do everything you want to? If so, you’re not alone. A growing number of people feel cheated. They feel their life is out of control because there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. More and more people are saying, …

Time Management – It’s about time!

What’s this article about? It’s about TIME! It’s about time I wrote about time again. After all, it’s our most precious commodity. As Ben Franklin wrote, it’s the stuff life is made of. And because it’s a nonrenewable resource, it has unlimited value. Yet, don’t we sometimes kill time? When we do so, aren’t we murdering life? When we waste …