Raki Wright

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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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Use Lunch Breaks More Effectively

Lunch breaks are important, as they give you enough downtime to refresh yourself and focus for the rest of the day. Start using your lunch break in ways that can help you feel better, be more productive, and buy you free time later in the day.

Lunch breaks are important, as they give you enough downtime to refresh yourself and focus for the rest of the day. Start using your lunch break in ways that can help you feel better, be more productive, buy you free time later in the day.

This is Day 4 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.

Whether your lunch is 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or an hour, it can be a great time to get things done. Sometimes you need to get stuff done without the kids.

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Use Your Commuting Time

What would you say if I told you I could give you an extra hour a day? What about an extra 30 minutes – would you take that? That’s how much time I spend driving each day to take my daughter to preschool and then go to work.

What would you say if I told you I could give you an extra 30 minutes a day? What about an hour - would you take that?

This is Day 3 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 don’t have 30-60 minutes of commuting time to throw away. I can actually get stuff done. Want to hear more about that? Continue reading…