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10 Time Management Tips That Work

10 Time Management Tips That Work
Chances are good that, at some time in your life, you've taken a time management class, read about it in books, and tried to use an electronic or paper-based day planner to organize, prioritize and schedule your day. "Why, with this knowledge and these gadgets," you may ask, "do I still feel like I can't get everything done I need to?" The answer is simple. Everything you ever learned about managing time is a complete waste of time because it doesn't work. Before you can even begin to manage time, you must learn what time is. There are two types of time: clock time and real time. In real time, all time is relative. Related: Spring-Cleaning Tips for Your Business Which time describes the world in which you really live, real time or clock time? The reason time management gadgets and systems don't work is that these systems are designed to manage clock time. The good news is that real time is mental. There are only three ways to spend time: thoughts, conversations and actions.

How to Sharpen Your Decision-Making Skills The ubiquitous phrase "go with your gut" validates the importance of intuition and instinct in leadership and decision-making. But it's also true that discarding reason and experience in favor of hunches often results in bad business decisions. U.K. marketing and media consultant Jonathan Gifford has explored the balance of these often opposing factors in his book Blindsided: How Business and Society are Shaped by Our Unpredictable and Irrational Behaviour (Benchmark Books, 2012). Here, he shares four strategies to merge mind and gut for better decision-making. Related: How Successful Leaders Balance Skepticism and Openness 1. 2. If your decision to invest heavily in a bold new business model or fire a key employee is based on fear, anger, or other negative emotions, it's best to wait and see if you still feel the same way after the emotion has passed. Related: 5 Ways to Learn to Trust Your Instincts 3. 4. Related: Startup Must-Haves: Perseverance and Optimism (Infographic)

The Creativity Mindset I absolutely love all of the emphasis on mindsets these days. There are growth mindsets (which I discuss in The Educator with a Growth Mindset: A Staff Workshop) and maker mindsets (which I discuss in The Mindset of the Maker Educator). Mindsets are simply defined as “the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation.” Creativity is a process in which the elements of mind consolidate in a completely new manner and something original comes into existence, a form of behavior in which a person resists routine answers, tolerates, and even seeks out the ambivalence, insecurity and vagueness that may serve as a basis for a new order (Gyarmathy, 2011). Some of the characteristics of the Creativity Mindset include: Believes in One’s Own CreativityEmbraces CuriositySuspends Judgement – Silences the Inner CriticTolerates AmbiguityPersists Even When Confronted with Skepticism & RejectionTaps Into Childlike Imagination; a Child’s Sense of Wonder Believes in One’s Own Creativity

My Fridge Food - Recipes you already have in your Fridge Adobe Photoshop Layers explained Here is a Layers crash course for you. Layers were introduced in Photoshop 3.0. This totally revolutionized Photoshop. For the first time you could do complex compositions easily without having to be a channels guru. I remember before layers, if a client wanted to make changes to a composition, or even change a font you were in big trouble. This article will teach you what layers are and what all the part in the Layers panel do. There is a lot to layers and they will take some time to master. We have tutorials here to get your hands dirty, learn how to composite and collage in Photoshop Layers Part 1. A layer is simply one image stacked on top of another. A background with 2 layers. This is how your image with would look on the screen or when printed. Broken apart so you can see how the layers work Each layer stacks on top of the previous one. That is it! Layers Panel Photoshop’s layers Panel is a powerful tool that allows you do many special things to your layed compositions. Layer Tips:

Guinea Lynx :: Emergency Medical Guide Become Familiar With These Signs Of Illness A cavy's health can deteriorate very quickly. By the time problems become apparent, illnesses may be life-threatening. Guinea pigs very seldom get over an illness without help. Prompt, competent veterinary care is crucial to saving the life of a sick cavy. When caught early, most illnesses can be cured fairly easily with a course of antibiotics safe for cavies. Do not hesitate to seek competent veterinary care if you suspect your pig is ill. Signs of illness and possible causes: Refusal to eat or drink (anorexia) -- URI, Malocclusion, other Weight Loss -- Malocclusion, other Labored breathing, wheezing -- URI, Circulatory Problems, other Crusty eyes, sneezing -- URI, other Rough or puffed-up coat -- URI, other Swollen abdomen -- BLOAT, other Dull and/or receding eyes -- URI, other Lethargy, hunched posture -- URI, other Drooling -- Malocclusion, other Watery diarrhea -- Diarrhea, other No feces -- Anorexia (not eating), Bloat, other Sow bleeding First Aid

BMI Calculator Plus: Personalized BMI for Your Body Type and Metabolism People use a lot of numbers to talk about weight and fitness. This tool can help you understand what some of those numbers mean -- about where you are right now, and what it will take to reach your goal. From the information you give us, we'll tell you: BMI A number doctors use to describe how healthy your weight is. Your BMI is: BMI, or body mass index, is a way to see if you weigh more -- or less -- than doctors believe is healthy for someone your height. BMI tells you how heavy you are for your height, but it doesn't measure body "fatness." Your Body Shape (Waist To Height Ratio) is: Extra fat on your body can be unhealthy, but where you carry your weight is also important. Doctors compare different parts of your body to find out your body shape. Doctors also compare your waist and your height. Your Healthy Weight Range is: pounds A healthy weight is a great start, but it doesn't take into account other things such as body fat percentage or your family's health history. Strengthen Muscles

20 Ways To Deal With People Who Annoy The Crap Out Of You 1. Realize that annoying people are inevitable. You can’t always walk away. It’s not always a matter of simply associating with different people. More importantly, we’re not built to be inclined to like everything about everyone, and vice versa. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Brianna Wiest is the author of 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think, available here.

How To Pick Up Chicks: A Lesbian Guide to Getting Girl-on-Girl Action Hellllloooooo ladiesss, you’re lookin’ good today. As you may or may not know, after a few years of coming out, dating, and general lesbian tomfoolery, Katrina C. Danger is off the market. I know, I know, this is shocking/appalling, as we all expected me to lesbian bromance my days away in the sunkissed shores of an eternal Dinah Shore right here at my East Coast university, but alas, these days of lesbian playerhood are not forever, and I need someone to take my place. Namely you. Yeah, you. (Sidenote: While I am, in fact, a doctor of such things as lesbian bromance, I recommend that my guidance on chicks be taken with a grain of salt, as giving advice on this kind of thing makes me feel like I’m wearing a silly leopard print pimp hat.) Do’s for Picking Up Chicks: Make gay eye contact. You know what I’m talking about, bros. Maybe she looked at you first–did she? Be confident. Does that sound cliche? Be subtle. As in, don’t show up with your pants off (this only works sometimes). Touch.

25 Things I Do To Make My Body Dysphoria Feel Smaller and Quieter Before we even begin: I’m not a medically trained professional, nor am I a licensed therapist. Today I’m all curled up in my duvet cover because I haven’t been able to sleep in two days, and maybe if I was a doctor I’d find the little parts of me that aren’t working and fix them so I could get out of bed. Unfortunately I’m just a kid with a binder and a lot of pronouns, and the world seems like a whole lotta sharp edges right now. If you’ve never had body dysphoria, let me explain a little bit about how it makes me feel and why I have it. Body dysphoria feels like the worst-fitting outfit you’ve ever put together, but you can never take it off. Or sometimes it’s more like a pebble in your shoe, or a belt that digs into your side, or a tiny thing that is just noticeable enough to throw your day off. My gender identity is a very slippery thing. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.