Raki Wright

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Stop Trying To Do It All

It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you try to be everything to everybody. There’s an easy solution.

Sometimes you can find more efficient ways, ask someone else to help, or get creative to just get it done. Other times, you may simply need to let it go.
 

This is Day 9 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.

You don’t have enough time to get everything done.
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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 6 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.

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