Time Saving Tip: Kitchen Scale Postal Tip Tuesday - Mom Wisdom What's the Problem? Errands are a major time suck. If you have small children, they can also be pure torture (the errands not the children). At the top of my least favorite chores in the world, are trips to the post office. Long … [Read more...] about Time Saving Tip: Kitchen Scale Postal
Secret #6 Batching Set up, do task, clean up. Set up, do task, clean up. Repeat... Over and over. What is the secret of batching? Collecting tasks that are similar and knocking them out all at once. Why? Setting up and putting away are a big percentage of any job. Doing an action … [Read more...] about Multiply Your Time Secret #6: Batching
Secret #5 Surprising Procrastination In English 101 my daughter wrote a paper on procrastination as a universal human characteristic. She went in search of scholarly research. The studies she found challenged my view of procrastination. It turns out that putting things off and procrastination is … [Read more...] about Multiply Your Time Secret #5: Surprising Procrastination
Secret #4 Be Early What is the ‘be early?’ secret? Secret #3: Two ahead, is all about preparing. Secret #4: Be early, is physically getting yourself where you need to be - before you need to be there. Vince Lombardi (Hall of Fame football coach) is famous for requiring his … [Read more...] about Multiply Your Time Secret #4: Be Early
Secret #3 Two Ahead Would you like to step off the hamster wheel? I have a strange obsession with old homemaking books. There's a strange comfort in reading about the ridiculous effort women had to go to in their homes. But once in awhile, I pick up a gem. The Complete Home: A Popular … [Read more...] about Multiply Your Time Secret #3: Two-Ahead
Secret #2 Is It Even Worth Doing? Have you heard of a ‘Not-to-Do’ List? I’m always trying to prune unnecessary tasks from my life. Subtraction is refreshing! While listening to a podcast, I latched onto something the guest said in passing. He mentioned the Warren Buffet method of … [Read more...] about Multiply Your Time Secret #2: Is it Even Worth Doing?