Monthly archive for October 2014

3 numbers that might just change how you look at your time

3 numbers that might just change how you look at your time

Welcome to the next post in my Analyse Time Usage mini-series, part of the Looking-Glass Translations productivity programme! Captain Jack Sparrow of marauding pirate fame may just have been onto something with the above quote. Allow me to explain:   “There are only 24 hours in a day”…

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The cult of busy: why you’re addicted to multitasking and how to kick the habit

The cult of busy: why you’re addicted to multitasking and how to kick the habit

Welcome to the next post in my Analyse Time Usage mini-series, part of the Looking-Glass Translations productivity programme! This post is an adaptation of an article I originally wrote for the September 2013 issue of the ITI Bulletin, the journal of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting. Last…

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6 fantastic free time-tracker tools for busy people

6 fantastic free time-tracker tools for busy people

Welcome to the next post in my Analyse Time Usage mini-series, part of the Looking-Glass Translations productivity programme! Last week, I discussed the productivity benefits of monitoring how you use your time. This week, I’d like to expand on this by talking about how to monitor your…

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You really want to understand how you use your time. Here’s why.

You really want to understand how you use your time. Here’s why.

Welcome to the first post in my Analyse Time Usage mini-series, part of the Looking-Glass Translations productivity programme! As a business owner, your #1 problem is that ‘there isn’t enough time in the world’. Of course, you know that’s not really the problem. It’s easy to look at your to-do list…

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