Create 'Margins' of Time
In this article, I am using Richard A. Swenson's definition of margin as being "the space that once existed between ourselves and our limits. It's something held in reserve for contingencies or unanticipated situations." (This quote is from Swenson's ...
The Power of an Hour
A recent article in the New York Times quoted a medical expert on the life-saving difference even one hour can make between feeling the symptoms of a heart attack and making that call to 911. Yet, the physician reported, the average time it takes people to make that call is 111 minutes, a statistic that hasn't changed in 10 years, even though that first hour is critical. Imagine the power an hour can make in other facets of our life. If we just took one hour to eat healthier, exercise, learn new skills, meditate, or just to enjoy ourselves, the benefits would be enormous versus the cost of losing one more hour to inaction....
Handle Your Distractions to Keep Focused
You've chosen to be more focused, you've discovered what you want to focus on, and you know what you need to do to maintain that focus. So that's it, job done; you're totally focused. Well that may be true for the moment, but there are still distractions which may get in the way....
Look Out for Procrastination Time Thieves!
How is it that a grown woman/man can procrastinate day after day, month after month, and year after year? Because procrastination works. It keeps you from having to do the task that you just hate to do. Well here's ...
How E-Recording Can Help Your Company
Electronic document recording (or e-recording) is software solutions program (typically web-based) that can save title companies, lenders, county clerks, and any other professional dealing with county documents both time and money. Such a process allows for these individuals ...
Jd Edwards Business Functions - Multiple Ferrari In Pieces!
As a former trainer for JD Edwards, I was delight when business functions were on the "menu." In fact, I always related these outstanding tools as multiple Ferrari in pieces. All you have to do is bring the pieces together and build your own car. It seems pretty simple but in reality, it is one of the most difficult tools to use in JDE...
Employee Wellness Plan - How Texas Companies Can Lower Medical Insurance Rates, Absenteeism For Free
The author describes how a Texas company can lower their group health insurance rates and reduce absenteeism by adapting a wellness driven health plan. Adding an employee wellness plan to the company's employee benefits rewards employees for improving their lifestyles by losing weight, eliminate use of tobacco, and exercising....