Susan Gregory

Have you taken a break this summer?

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We’re just weeks away from the start of fall. Have you taken some time off this summer? Taking time away from work or study and truly unplugging feels luxurious but it’s also necessary for you to do your best thinking. When you take a break, you give yourself time to think. Time to step back […]

What I hate about email (and how to fix it)

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1.It’s passive. A lot of people start their day in their email inboxes. That approach won’t help you achieve your key goals because you’re being reactive, not proactive. The messages you receive are often requests or information from other people based on their agenda, not yours. The fix: Do something important first. Have a short list (1-3) […]

Halve the time it takes to get stuff done

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  Today I’m going to share with you one of my favourite techniques for getting stuff done. It’s called “timeboxing”. This technique alone can halve the time it takes to do important work. What’s a timebox? A timebox is a fixed period of time that you give to a planned activity. What’s so great about […]