Save Time keeping up with the News

Are you wasting your leisure time keeping up with the daily news? Much of the news is:
  • Irrelevant or not of interest to you.
  • Speculation or opinions rather than fact.
  • Repetitive or rehashed stories.
  • Poorly or inaccurately reported.
  • Useless gossip about celebrities.
This article looks at changing news consumption patterns and how we can save time obtaining the news. save time consuming news

Study Online to Save Time

Online courses (or e-learning) can provide great time savings if used appropriately. When used well such learning methods can enabled you to fit education into a busy week with minimal interference to family life. Study online to Save TimeHow does an on-line course work? Well, it depends on the course. Often universities provide a web portal to run their on-line courses. Typically a secure login is enabled for each student allowing access to - course material; an interactive discussion forum; a facility to upload and submit assignments; and access to the university research facilities and library. Previously I have done post-graduate study (part-time) via two methods – (i) on campus study, and (ii) on-line study. How do they compare?

Do More than you Can

Can you do more than you can? This may seem like a contradiction but you can certainly do more than you think - maybe even more you think is humanly possible. A couple of years back I began training for an event where I would cycle 1000km in a week - from Adelaide to Melbourne along the Great Ocean road. I remember thinking that this was a challenge so difficult that surely it stood at the borders of human endurance. After completing the event I realised how ridiculous my thinking was.

Do more by doing less

You can do more by doing less. Save time by cutting out less important things and you'll have more time for what's important. Here's what I did along with some of my struggles.

More on Trust and Time

<p>In an earlier article we covered the topic of <a href=""><b><u>How Trust Saves Time</u></b></a>. That article claimed that - being trustworthy and having people you can trust can save more time than being a good time manager. </p><br>
This short article provides some further resources on trust and time.

Who cares about Saving Time?

If you are interested in saving time, you're not alone. About 74,000 people google search the phrase "save time" every month.

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Here are some more stats from Google. There is an increasing number of people each year who are googling "save time".

Speed Reading to Save Time

While the average reading speed is around 250 words per minute, speed readers can apparently do at least four time this rate (and without compromising on comprehension). The current world speed reader champ Anna Jones can read 4700 words per minute with a 67% compensation rate. Think about all the stuff you read in a week. How much time would you save if you could read twice as fast (or faster)?

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