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How to Remove Clutter From Your Home In No Time

Darryl Bachmeier Sep 4, 2019 Productivity

In general, over 48% of people have clutter in their homes which makes them feel embarrassed. You are reading this, so we know that you have the same problem. A good thing is a fact we can provide you simple tips that will help you solve this issue once it for all and do all of that in no time. These tips are easy, simple, and can be used in any possible scenario. It is easy and it is possible, believe in it Yes, you can declutter your home. This isn’t something extremely complicated and it isn’t something you need to invest months of the time. Most of us have been living in clutter loaded homes for decades so we believe that having a completely opposite place to live is impossible. Don’t believe in that and start with the process as soon as you can. The benefits are massive as...

Use activity logs to unlock your potential and maximize productivity

Darryl Bachmeier Sep 2, 2019 Productivity

Have you ever found yourself struggling to maintain your focus while tackling the most important task you were supposed to do during the day? Or maybe it’s about time to get off from work and you open your task list to find so many unchecked boxes and wonder: what did I even do all day? Every day, most of us wrestle and grapple with time to get the most out of it and try to complete as much productive work as is possible. Yet, we find ourselves failing to complete our work on time, unable to focus during the more difficult parts, and generally falling behind schedule. Activity logs can help us better understand where our time is spent during the day and which activities we end up wasting too much time on. Let’s dive into more detail on what activity logs are, how you can benefit from them, and...

Change your environemnt to reduce barriers

Darryl Bachmeier Aug 26, 2019 Productivity

Adaptability is the key to survival. Trees leaves show a perfect example of adaptability when they become pale during the autumn season and eventually fall. Similarly, if humans have the same level of connectedness with the environment, they would take all necessary measures to optimise their growth and build future. It all starts with the simple rule of truth and acceptance. Determining success in life All the factors in the environment, be it friends, location, colleagues, lifestyle, habits impact us more than we imagine. One indeed needs to alter the environment and at times adapt to the environment for leading a healthy life. It is always better to get into the habit of good, positive-minded people if you want to become one of them. Such people might be mentor, whose qualities, skills and habits you intend to adopt. It helps you to raise your morale and improve chance of being...

Use dead time wisely

Darryl Bachmeier Aug 14, 2019 Productivity

Do you often feel like you’re not using your time well enough? Like, if you only had a couple of more hours in the day, you’d actually be able to reach your true potential? If you resonate with these questions, then perhaps you need to look into how you use your dead time. What is dead time? You can experience dead time in your daily schedule for various reasons. It is considered to be the time between two activities, a time that is often spent in an unproductive manner. It can be the time you are waiting for your friend to pick you up, the time spent in the waiting room of a hospital, or most commonly your daily commute. Dead time at the workplace is a major issue as well, which usually arises due to any power outage, dependence on another department to get the go-ahead, or equipment failure....

Minimizing distractions

Darryl Bachmeier Jul 6, 2019 Productivity

Distraction reduces productivity to a critical level. Let say you have important work to complete today and you have the right plan, you have the time to do it, but what’s keeping you from finishing it is that Netflix series or gossip which is probably not important for you. This is how distraction works, when you have chores to do you will find interest in all the weird things going on in your surroundings that had never allured you before. Your distraction is an excuse to not start working on time, or in some instances, you may procrastinate thinking that you have a lot of time left to do the job. If you can relate to the above situations then you need to read the following concept to help you minimize distraction and be more productive. Aim concept Whenever working on a project, you are lazy or distracted, you want...

The Urgent Important Principle Matrix

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 8, 2019 Productivity

Urgent and important, both of these words may seem similar but they’re quite different in meaning. An important task is something that can provide long-term results. But important does not always mean that you have to attend to that certain task right away. But urgent means that you have to tend to that task immediately. When you have multiple matters to attend to, it’s easy to get them mixed up. You may end up forgetting about a more pressing matter because you were busy doing something else. Whether it’s in the workplace or your daily life, prioritizing tasks depending on their importance is extremely important. The Urgent Important matrix can come in handy in this very particular scenario. What is the Urgent Important Principle Matrix? The Urgent Important principle matrix is a tool that can help you prioritize your task list depending on their level of importance. The matrix is...

Timeboxing - How It Works to Make You More Productive

Darryl Bachmeier May 29, 2019 Productivity

Introduction Timeboxing is a simplistic time management procedure that involves allocating a fixed, maximum amount of time to activity in advance and then completing the activity within that period. Let us look at how timeboxing works, the value it provides, and how it integrates into other work processes. Know what timeboxing is? In essence, timeboxing is a time management technique where you set aside a specific amount of time for a planned activity. You work in the process for some time, stop doing it when the time is up - then, evaluate whether you have achieved the intended goals. This concept was first introduced by James Martin, author of the book Rapid Application Development, as part of active software development. You can use this approach to handle your project management tasks or manage your mistakes. Why timeboxing is used? The purpose of timeboxing can be summed up as two: improving...

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