Let’s Talk Time Management – The 20/80 Rule

The 20/80 Rule Many years ago, an Italian economist realized that 20% of the people owned 80% of the land.  As time went on, we began to see a correlation between just about everything and this 20/80 Rule.  For example, you will probably find that 20% of...

Let’s Talk Time Management: Planning

Planning Many years ago my sales manager said, “Fail to plan, and you plan to fail.”  No truer words were ever spoken.  We sometimes believe that taking the time to plan wastes time.  The opposite is actually true.  Take just 10-15 minutes to plan...

Let’s Talk Time Management For Those Who Work From Home

Why is it so hard to manage our time? Truly, time has nothing to do with it.  We all have the same amount of time each and every day – 24-hours, 1,440 minutes, and 86,400 seconds.  It’s what we do with that time that matters most, right?  So rather than...

Help Improve Focus Through Time Management for VAs

We’ve discussed a lot about retraining ourselves to have better focus in our personal and professional lives throughout this time management thread.  But there are several other really important things that can be time thieves that you may not have...

Lets’ Talk Email and Time Management for VAs

As Virtual Assistants, we have to be in our Email almost non-stop throughout the day.  We get many of our projects via Email, so I know how tough it is when I ask you to leave non-client/non-project related Emails unopened in your Inbox until a non-peak time, but...