Category Time Management

Managers – The Message You’re Sending About Time is Affecting Customer Service

The choice you need to make is will it affect it in a good way or a bad way? We are all busy. My to-do list is so long at this point I keep a master running list and a small list just for today, because looking at the long list inspires panic. As individuals, […]

Want to Innovate? Stop Working So Hard

Putting in all those extra hours, either from the office or home, isn’t helping you. At least not with creativity, innovation or those ah-ha! moments. Some of our greatest moments of insight happen where we least expect them to. From the Wallstreet Journal: It happened to Archimedes in the bath. To Descartes it took place […]

Your Inbox Is Not a To-do List

I’ve been talking and thinking about time management a lot lately (the fabulous Brenda Hough and I are doing a prefconference workshop about it at Internet Librarian) so when I saw this from Zen Habits I knew I had to share it Why Your Email Inbox Is NOT a Good To-do List: a very brief […]

What can you accomplish in 1 week of Web2.0?

Nina Smith created this awesome graphic to go with her post How much time does Web 2.0 take?  One of the most common questions or protests new comers to web 2.0 have is about time.  Nina shows how much you can accomplish based on your time commitment.  She’s broken it down nicely in the blog […]

Stress Management in the Library Workplace

Yesterday I attended a MaintainIT webinar – Using MaintainIT Resources for Technology Training, where they shared some useful information and links.  One of the sites was Infopeople, a nonprofit that archives their presentations and handouts and makes them available under a Creative Commons license! As I was exploring I came across materials for a previous […]

You’ve got 30 minutes, how do you use them?

I’ve seen some interesting conversations pop up online lately about FriendFeed vs Twitter, if spending time on Friendfeed killed your blog, (or not) that feedreaders are dead. Here is the thing, most of us don’t have that much time to spend online, networking, learning, creating content, whatever.  I remember Helene Blowers talking about taking 15 […]

What 5 blogs do you think are MUST read?

Here is the deal, my RSS reader, its overwhelmed, I have waaaayyy too many blogs in it.  I’ve tried weeding (something I’m known for being good at around the library) and I’m still not down far enough.  I think I have a new plan. I’m going to unsubscribe to everything.  If its good and worthwhile […]


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