#EmptyShelf17 #24 Eat That Frog by @BrianTracy

Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book only took about 20 minutes to read, and packed a lot into its pages. Drawing on my 'Beyond Chocolate' "be your own guru" skills, a lot of them I thought, ah yes, I should try that, or, hmmm, not sure if that would work, but I'd be prepared…

Digital Decluttering & Time Management

I don't do 'New Years Resolutions', choosing rather to change things in small steps throughout the year. The Christmas 'holidays' however, can give a chance to do a bit of extra sorting ... and with my house near-enough in 'maintenance' phase, I turned my attention to my digital spaces, including a  new 2TB hard-drive which rescued 90% of the data from my previous hard drive (which sounded distinctly unhealthy), and allowed reclassification and removal of duplicates, so annual photo…

The Machine Gives No Choices?

Interesting research highlighted on Mashable, about what people potentially miss out on by spending time online: Even so, this computer time has a notable impact, eating into things like sleep, work, travel and household chores. For every minute that they spend lazing on the computer, Americans spend approximately 16 fewer seconds working, seven fewer seconds sleeping, six fewer seconds traveling, four fewer seconds doing household chores and three fewer seconds educating themselves. Although Wallsten can’t…

Good Reminder: Wider Picture

Talking about youth work, but feels a bit like where I get to far too often: We are all working so hard at delivering our job that we rarely make enough time to read or think. This traps us in the here and now. We cope with crises as they hit us. We never have enough time or space to plan new work and manage our time better. We tend not to see the wider…