Category Archives: Time Management

Slack is the New Email

Last week, I tweeted that corporate instant messengers like Slack should be treated just like email from a time management perspective. #Slack is the new email, and that's not necessarily a good thing for #timemanagement — Chris Smouse (@chrissmouse) April … Continue reading

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Optimizing My Workspace

Some people that look at my space at work have commented that it looks like I’ve moved into a dorm. I have brought in a few pieces of equipment and furniture to optimize my work environment. My rationale for this: If … Continue reading

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Cutting the Facebook Cord

I still remember the social euphoria I felt when I first signed in to Facebook.  I found people I had not talked with in a long time, some of them in upwards of 20 years.  Sending Friend Requests was a … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions For 2013

Well, they’re not really resolutions, but more like spring cleaning.  Not promises to yourself that you’ll break by February 3, but actionable steps that will help you hit the ground running organized in 2013.  Here’s the list of things I … Continue reading

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Parenthood is Making Me a Better Time Manager

I’ve been a time management fanatic for a long time now.  I need to have things scheduled, bring closure to tasks, treat others’ time like gold and expect the same of my own time. I’m quickly finding that becoming a … Continue reading

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