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Take Care of Yourself...Slow Down

By Lynn Robinson

What comes to your mind when you think of taking care of yourself? Pause a moment and really think about it Is it a long vacation by the beach? Endless massages? A full month at a restorative spa? Perhaps you imagine you can do that when you retire. Most of us think of taking time out of our lives in order to really nurture ourselves. But what would your life look and feel like if y

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The Electronic Income Reducer

By Dave Sheffield

Wow! I just wish I had just a little more time! John says at the end of a long work week. He then sits down in his favorite recliner and flips on his favorite television show, curls up with a bowl of popcorn, and settles in for the night. Three programs later, he says, I need to get in shape! But I guess that round is a shape, so Im in shape. He plops down in the chair and loses h

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Write First, Then Do Your Research

By John C. Drew, Ph.D.

Every once in a while, I'm surprised at the power of my own techniques.  Recently, I was putting a document together for a new client with a new potential funder.  Following my usual strategy, I started writing the application without doing any research - except interviewing a staff member and a Board member.  As I wrote the application, I quickly figured out that it was a much

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Time Management Boot Camp: Using the Four Ds to Take Control

By David Sanders

Canyou spare a moment to read an article on time management? Maybe you donthave time, but for those hearty souls wholl grab Father Time by the arm andslow him down, this could be the moment youve been waiting for.  Afterall, isnt life the management of one moment after another? Weve allexperienced days when time seemed to drag on forever, or when time flew and wewonde

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Conquer Telephone Tag

By Donald E. Wetmore

With almost all new technological breakthroughs there is a period when the new device is heralded as the answer to all our problems, followed quickly by a learning period during which we figure out how to best capitalize on the new approach to working. Voice-mail fits this paradigm and is the culprit that heightens telephone tag to an art form.Voice-mail also creates a new opportunity for people

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Knowing What's Important is Key to Better Time Management

By Donald E. Wetmore

We all have too much to do. Almost everyone I speak with tells me they have more to do than time permits. This says a lot of good things about you. Having too much to do means that many have entrusted a lot to you. People who seldom have enough to keep them busy and are always looking for things to do may not have earned this level of confidence from others.While there's never enough time for ever

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