Raki Wright

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How Podcasts Can Help You Get More Done

Ever wish you could use all of your senses more effectively? You can simply listen and get more done.

Ever wish you could use all of your senses more effectively? You can simply listen and get more done. Perfect for commuters.

This is Day 10 of our 31 Ways to Get More Done series. To read all the posts in order, visit the introduction post to see the outline for the whole series.

I spend an hour traveling each day to drop my daughter off at preschool in the morning and drive to work. In the evening, I spend an hour driving to pick my daughter up in the afternoon, and drive home.  Rather than complain or be sour about it, I decided to use that time as wisely as I can.  If I am in the car alone, these are ways I can still be productive. Continue reading…

Why You Need to Use a Timer

A timer can offset the negative emotional implications of any task.

If you overestimate, underestimate, or lose track of time, you need to use a timer.

This is Day 8 of our 31 Ways to Get More Done series. To read all the posts in order, visit the introduction post to see the outline for the whole series.

If you overestimate, underestimate, or lose track of time, you need to use a timer. Continue reading…

Swap Childcare

Looking for a way to free up some time and occupy your kids at the same time? Swap childcare in a babysitting co-op or among friends and family.

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This is Day 7 of our 31 Ways to Get More Done series. To read all the posts in order, visit the introduction post to see the outline for the whole series.

A great way to squeeze more productivity into your schedule is swapping childcare with someone else. Continue reading…

Take a Day Off to Catch Up

If you can never get it all done, you may need to take a look at everything you’re trying to take on. In the meantime, a day off might give you the breathing room you desperately need.

If you can never get it all done, you may need to take a look at everything you're trying to take on. In the meantime, a day off might give you the breathing room you desperately need.

This is Day 5 of our 31 Ways to Get More Done series. To read all the posts in order, visit the introduction post to see the outline for the whole series.

Does this sounds like you? I can never seem to keep my house in order. I can do the general cleaning, pick up, sweeping, etc., but never get to the real deep cleaning. Continue reading…

How to Spend Your Weekend

Learn what you are doing wrong on the weekends and what you should be doing instead.

Learn what you are doing wrong on the weekends and what you should be doing instead.
This is Day 5 of our 31 Ways to Get More Done series. To read all the posts in order, visit the introduction post to see the outline for the whole series.

I recently received a review copy of Laura Vanderkam’s book What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend: A Short Guide to Making the Most of Your Days Off.

Contrary to what you might be expecting this post to be about, I’m actually not going to advise you to plan a lot during your weekend.

Continue reading…