All the published time management videos WPV series (Weekly Productivity Tips, WPV for short).

Weekly Productivity Tip #24: Use Your Own Head When Taking Action!

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Too often our actions are influenced by the opinions of our friends and peers. Although you should listen what your friends has to say, sometimes you have to use critical thinking and make the decisions (and take action) based on your own judgement Shownotes: - Your next tasks: 1. Put this blog post into action! Listen what you friends has to say to you, but ... Make the decisions and take action based on your own judgement! 2. Share your experiences and tips on the … [Read more...]

Weekly Productivity Tip #23: Focusing On Multiple Habits At Once?

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It is often adviced that you should only focus on one habit change at a time. However, sometimes it is beneficial to implement many habit changes at once -  if they support each other. Shownotes: Your next tasks: 1. Put this blog post into action! When reaching a goal, you may need to form new habits to get there Identify those habits and see if there are any habits that support each other - then implement them at once! 2. Share your experiences and tips on the comment … [Read more...]

Weekly Productivity Tip #22: Check Your Email First Thing In The Morning

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A very common advice is not to check your e-mail as first thing in the morning. On the other hand, sometimes it is beneficial to check your e-mail as first thing in the morning Shownotes: Your next tasks: 1. Put this blog post into action! After getting back to work from a vacation, you want to check your e-mail first thing to keep yourself up-to-date of all the happenings in your company/project/team 2. Share your experiences and tips on the comment area: How do you … [Read more...]

Weekly Productivity Tip #21: Focus On Fixing The Root Cause, Not The Symptoms

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When trying to solve a problem, try to find it's the root cause of it and fix that instead one of the symptoms. Even if  fixing the root cause may be more complicated than just the symptoms, it is always the best way to proceed: You are going to save more time in the long run when you tackle the root cause. Shownotes: Your next tasks: 1. Put this blog post into action! Always focus on finding the root cause and fixing that - instead of the symptoms Finding and eliminating the … [Read more...]

Weekly Productivity Tip #20: New Year’s Resolution Effect And How To Prevent It

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New year is coming and this time of the year people make resolutions and set different goals for themselves. Unfortunately, many of these goals are worth nothing and people are not able to stick with them very long. In order to stick with your goals in 2012, use these S.M.A.R.T strategies for better success. I have also included couple of additional tweaks I'm using myself when setting the goals for 2012.   Shownotes: Your next tasks: 1. Put this blog post into … [Read more...]

Weekly Productivity Tip #19: Happy Unproductive Christmas!

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Just wanted to wish you happy unproductive Christmas! Slow down a bit and enjoy the holiday time with your family and loved ones - without any pressures of being super-productive. When you do this, you recharge your batteries and are loaded with energy when you get back to work again! Shownotes: Your next tasks: 1. Put this blog post into action! Relax and enjoy Christmas! Spend quality time with your family and loved ones! 2. Share your experiences and tips on the … [Read more...]

Weekly Productivity Tip #18: How to not take a break

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You are probably taking breaks when you are working (and if you are not, then it's time to start taking them now!). However, there is a certain type of break to avoid. Check out the video to find out what it is! Shownotes: Your next tasks: 1. Put this blog post into action! Take a break by doing something physical Eat a healthy snack, breath some fresh air, go for a quick walk 2. Share your experiences and tips on the comment area: What type of break do you take … [Read more...]