Category Archives: Time & Stress Management

Time and stress are under control in the WOWplace.

Stress Relief From a Dog!

Part of being effective at work or at home means taking small, quick mental breaks during the day to alleviate stress and inject a little humor and enjoyment into your day.  Whether laughing with co-workers, laughing at yourself, getting a quick … Continue reading

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Create a WOW: Break the Myth (and Dangers) of Working 24/7

When was the last time you took a vacation – a REAL vacation, where you didn’t even think about work?  Or even took just a weekend… or a night off?  Working 24/7 (even just thinking about work 24/7) is not … Continue reading

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PLAN To Take Back Your Day!

New projects come at us all the time, don’t they? With already full workloads, this understandably causes some stress… how can we carve any more time from our day to get it all done?  I recently tracked my daily activities … Continue reading

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Time Management: One-Size Does Not Fit All!

If you are frustrated by a lack of success with the “latest and greatest” time-savers, join the club! Every new gadget or program comes with incredibly convincing hype… and we fall for it!  Although we may need at least some … Continue reading

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Save Time – Less Is More

Are you losing time by overwhelming your co-workers with too many choices?  Allow me to explain… Let’s say you need to set up a meeting for a group of people.  You don’t know when they’re available, so you need some options … Continue reading

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WOW Contributions

Did you hear about the parishoner who anonymously donated a $30,000 winning lottery ticket via the collection plate of a struggling church in Baltimore?  WOW – what a generous thing to do… and to do it anonymously besides makes it … Continue reading

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Never Assume When It comes to E-Mail

Have you ever sent an e-mail that wasn’t received? Or heard that someone replied to your e-mail, but you never received the reply? This ever-increasing occurrence can result in loss of credibility, lowered confidence and loss of business – not … Continue reading

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Telephone Tag Kills Time Management

Have you ever played a lengthy game of telephone tag? Of course you have! We’ve all been there and done that. Telephone tag is time-consuming enough when it’s necessary, but many times can it be completely avoided by following one … Continue reading

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Deadlines in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

If you’ve ever had a deadline creep up on you when you thought you still had plenty of time, take a lesson from Jurassic Park and follow these tips for more effectively managing fast-approaching deadlines. Continue reading

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