How Using the 80/20 Rule Will Increase Your Productivity

Have you heard of the Pareto Principle or 80/20 Rule as a time management strategy?  The 80/20 rule means that 80 percent of the outcome comes from 20 percent of the input. Sounds like a bunch of mathematical jargon, huh?  Wondering WHY I've chosen to blog about the 80 / 20 Rule?  It's in response to Real Life Scenario #9 - “I’ve heard about the [...]

The Solution to Overwhelm – From a Time Strategy Visionary

Feeling overwhelmed is common - in fact I've devoted an entire month to this time management challenge on my blog.  Sometimes even I, a time strategy visionary, can feel overwhelmed.  Many time demands, choices, and priorities caused me to shift to scheduling my day based on deadlines - not based on importance.  Rush, rush, rush, rush, rush!  UGGG!  (Wondering what in the world I'm [...]

2016-12-07T20:01:00-04:00By |Overwhelm|16 Comments

How Does a Time Strategy Visionary Schedule Her Day? Part 2

Yesterday I posted that I was going through a feeling of overwhelm.  Many time demands caused me to shift to choosing my priorities each day based on deadlines - not based on importance.  Rush, rush, rush, rush, rush!  UGGG!  (Wondering what in the world I'm talking about?  Check out yesterday's post!) So, like any good time strategy visionary, I implemented the A.W.E. principle to [...]

Ultimate Blog Challenge – Why I’m Participating Again

The Ultimate Blog Challenge starts again today – 30 posts in 30 days.  I participated for the first time in July – and planned to participate each quarter.  However at the end of July, I realized the time commitment was definitely more than I expected.   Last week, as I started to receive notifications in my inbox that the challenge was starting up again, [...]

If You Are Frustrated by Your Endless To-Do List, Try This

The 80/20 Rule Revisited! When I committed to start AND finish the Ultimate Blog Challenge, I realized that one of the keys to my success would be to use the 80/20 rule.  (Wondering what I'm talking about?  Click here!)  But, there are many, many, many ways to apply Pareto's Principal (also known as the 80/20 Rule).  In this YouTube video, Brian Tracy explains how [...]

2016-12-07T20:01:35-04:00By |Prioritizing|10 Comments

Ultimate Blog Challenge Day 2 and the Pareto Rule

Today is Day 2 of the Ultimate Blog Challenge - I am committing to blogging every day for the month of July. (If you aren't familiar with the challenge - I invite you to check it out!)    This means - you will be getting LOTS of content from me this month! Now, if you've been following my blog for awhile - you know that [...]

2016-12-07T20:01:39-04:00By |Prioritizing|13 Comments