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A Mind Map of Perfect Time-Based Productivity

Eric Bouchet is no casual reader of Perfect Time-Based Productivity. He’s a French native who has a real passion for productivity. Over several weeks, he went through the book in detail and converted the concepts into a mindmap which can

Posted in Presenting the Book

Can Time Be Managed? A Project Nears Completion

In Perfect Time-Based Productivity, I glossed over an assertion that’s been made by a number of notable people, including David Allen, Dr. Brigitte Claessens and Earl Nightingale. It boils down the following: Time cannot be managed, therefore time management is

Posted in New Ideas / Research

Put on Your Thinking Cap! [Guest post]

Most people arrive at their desks and the only thing scheduled in their calendars are meetings; that is, places to put their bodies.  If you are slightly more evolved in the management of your time and productivity, then along with

Posted in Master - Advanced Schedulers

Answers on Quora

I just put a post up on the 2Time Labs website with links to some interesting time-based productivity questions I have been answering on Quora – the question and answer, social website. I invite you to come on over as

Posted in New Ideas / Research

Dr. Melanie Wilson interview on SkedPal [podcast]

I sat down a few days ago to have an in-depth chat with Dr. Melanie Wilson about the different ways we are using SkedPal. It was a fascinating conversation that really just scratched the surface of what we have discovered

Posted in Podcasts

Technology that Stops Meeting Time Grabbers in Their Tracks

Time Grabbers are colleagues who have found novel ways to waste your time. In this column, I explore their ability to do so via meetings that either should never have been called, or are badly run. I suggest a few

Posted in New Product / Service

Places online to have a time management conversation [Infographic]

I regularly visit the best forums on the Internet to find conversations related to time-based productivity. Unfortunately, they are scattered far and wide so I put the best ones together in one place on this page, right here on this

Posted in New Product / Service

Explaining My Absence and Why You Are Invited… to Join a Beta

I’d like to share with you a discovery I recently made and why I’d like you to join me in a private Beta Test. Some may have noticed that I have disappeared, dropping from my regular routine of updating my

Posted in Master - Advanced Schedulers

Implementing Strategy? Try Holding Meetingless Meetings

What should executives do about their strategy execution problems? Here’s a simple idea: schedule time to execute strategy with Meetingless Meetings. The idea is a simple one. After leaving a strategic planning retreat and assigning each project to an individual,

Posted in New Ideas / Research

Optimizing Your Time… What’s the Best Way?

Recently, over at the 2Time Labs blog, I wrote an article about optimizing your time. It’s an interesting read and it’s gotten a bit of traffic – if you have already¬†completed the book it may explain a few of the

Posted in What's Different?