Time Management and Productivity

What’s on Your NIT List?

December 7, 2010

As I was writing this post, I had to ask my dad where he learned about a NIT. Unfortunately he couldn’t remember. He thinks it came from his days in the Army, but he’s not really sure. When I looked it up on Google, it seems like a nit is a type of head lice. Anyway for the sake of this post, a NIT is a single action that must be completed.

How is a NIT different from a task? Well, most tasks are part of a large project. Here you have to complete a step in order to work on the next one. With a NIT you only have to do one thing to cross it off your to-do list.

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Long-Term Goal Setting Revisited

October 12, 2010

When it comes to 6 to 12 month goals, I prefer Tim Ferriss’s concept of “Dreamlining” that he discusses in his book, The 4-Hour Work Week. He encourages people to take items from your someday list and turn them into an action plan you’ll achieve within the next year. Dreamlining focuses on three major areas:

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Time Management Strategies: Is Multitasking Worth It?

September 25, 2010

We’ve all become so accustomed to doing two or three things at once that it’s not unusual to see a person sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop open in front of them, a muffin in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other … all while they’re talking into the cell […]

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15 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Do Work

August 10, 2010

So here’s a great solution if you’re having problems with motivation. Specifically, the following are 15 of my favorite techniques for Here are a few suggestions to take into consideration if you’re feeling lazy and unmotivated.

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The Perfect “Office Space” for Work AND Travel

June 9, 2010

I took this picture the other day, while sitting in Newark Airport waiting for my flight to Madrid:

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FTP Tutorial Using the Free FileZilla Client

June 4, 2010

So today, I want to show a tutorial I found on YouTube about how to use FTP. This is the piece of software you use to transfer files from your computer onto your website. For more on FTP, here’s the “official” Wikipedia definition:

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How To Manage Your “Work” Time During Long-Term Travel

May 11, 2010

To give you an idea of how I’m doing it, here are six strategies I’m currently using to manage my work during my long-term travels…

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7 Tips For Increasing Your Productivity

February 25, 2010

With that in mind, I feel it’s important to learn how to become more productive when you’re working on a project. So in this post, we’re going to discuss seven to increase your productivity.

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