Time Management by a dying lecturer (Randy Pausch)

This is a great Time Management presentation from someone who understands how short time is.

Randy Pausch, professor at Carnegie Mellon University, gave this presentation after he was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer. The talk is funny, entertaining but hits home on the importance of finding time to do what matters.

Reduce down time from sickness

How much time do you lose from sickness? According to OCED figures (2005), workers in Greece lose just one day a year (on average) from sickness, while USA workers lose 9 days a year, and workers in Sweden take a huge 25 days a year for sickness. (What is going on in Sweden?). This article looks at ways to reduce down-time from sickness. Reduce down time from sickness

How your boss can save you time at home

A lot of hours are spent between leaving home for work and returning. For me, this is usually around 13 hours a day. The best employers realize the personal cost of long days, and seek to help staff increase their ‘free time’ at home.
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Common ways bosses can save staff time at home include:
<h3>1. Convenient work location </h3>

Improve your reading time

How much time do you spend reading each week? Think about papers, books, work reading, emails, magazines, and web pages. How much time would you save if you could improve your reading time?
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Solve Problems in Less Time

<p>Do you welcome problems or avoid them? Problems can bring both opportunity and frustration. According to Henry Ford (founder of the Ford car) – <i>“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them”</i>. This article looks at ways to save time solving problems.</p>
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Tips to improve Sleep Time

<p>To function optimally we need to sleep well. However, according to the US national sleep foundation around 75% of the population experience weekly sleep problems, nearly 40% don’t get enough sleep on week nights and nearly 40% are <i>“so sleepy during the day that it interferes with daily activities”</i>. Are you getting the sleep you need to make good use of your daily time? Here are tips to help you sleep better.</p>