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Time management tips

Live It Up

  • Live in the moment.
  • Practice love-in-action.
  • Resist the urge to rush.
  • Single-task.
  • Do things that bring joy and require little to no effort.
  • Say yes when you mean it.
  • Do nothing. Instead, play.

Steal It

  • Block out a chunk of time only for yourself.
  • Make an appearance but don’t linger.
  • Take a vacation day.
  • Wake up earlier/go to bed later. (Habitual lack of sleep not recommended. Better sleep is.)
  • Delegate a task to your child (i.e. put toys away, make his or her bed, etc.).
  • Push back a deadline.
  • Double-task (i.e. go for a hike with a friend, an activity that takes care of two—social and physical—facets of your life).

Be Fierce

  • Do only those things that matter.
  • Limit (not cut out completely) dawdle time.
  • End a conversation/relationship that isn’t going anywhere.
  • Stop doing things that don’t bring joy or results.
  • Cancel a commitment.
  • Skip a task.
  • Silence all distractions.
  • Choose a task or a path. Don’t relent. Focus.
  • Say no.

Call Up Your Inner Sage

  • Take a minute to list what you’d like to accomplish while being realistic about how long each item will take to complete.
  • Arrive late/leave early (aka swoop in/swoop out—not recommended for one-on-one meetings).
  • Show up for things that matter.
  • Keep doing things that work.
  • Multi-task (laundry, dishes, Crockpot and Roomba/iRobot work well simultaneously with little drama).
  • Take advantage of in-between times (i.e. sneak an important two-minute call between appointments, take a few minutes for micro-meditation moments).
  • Respond/engage only when you’re ready.
  • Let efficiency increase naturally (don’t force it).
  • Do only those things that have an urgent deadline.
  • Screen calls/scan e-mails.
  • Partner with another taskmaster and take turns doing each other favors.
  • Make chores fun (crank up Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive, dance around and get some exercise in).

Succumb To Its Might

  • Ask for help (hire a professional or an intern or enlist a volunteer).
  • Let chores slide (relax on the definition/expectation of clean).
  • Let things be (wrinkles, jiggles, warts and all).
  • Let go of guilt and enjoy every second.
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Smart Sidhu have diverse industry exposure and extensive professional experience under the belt. Smartsidhu is multi-tasking team leader with high sense of responsibility towards deadlines and have an ability to present concepts and ideas with full conviction.

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SmartSidhu
Smart Sidhu have diverse industry exposure and extensive professional experience under the belt. Smartsidhu is multi-tasking team leader with high sense of responsibility towards deadlines and have an ability to present concepts and ideas with full conviction.

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