“Timed Productivity” ~ ‘Fun Work Days’ (9May19, The Thursday BLOG), #19/52​

​”Fun Work Days” [9 May 2019, #19 – The Thursday BLOG] – Making use of color in your office accessories; color coded file folders; use of stimulating essentials oils; all ways to enjoy your work day.

  • 1. Copies to make – set them copying while you do a 20-minute time block on a project. If home – put a load of laundry in before you make your 5 calls.
  • 2. Schedule a lunch with a close friend – a Wednesday ~ break up your work week.
  • 3. Flat out – take a break (go for a walk; go to a lunch time program at a museum; go work by the river (laptop; or papers to review; research book to read), or park.

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6 Steps To The Perfect Plan (Planning Blog 5)


6 Steps, 6 Questions to Answer (Planning Blog 5)


Work Plan:

  1. What results do you want?
  2. What do you need to do to get your results?
  3. What are your priorities?


Time Plan:

  1. How much time will your activity need?
  2. When will you perform your activities?
  3. How much flexibility are you to build in to balance the unexpected?



  • Be flexible – allow more time then you think; plus time for (interruptions, illness, Personnel shortage, inventory disruptions, other crises).
  • Set up a work plan.
  • Do daily steps.


Planning is to control what time you can – in order to spend as much time as you can on your important issues!

Prepare for a productive start in the morning!  Set things out in your office/work-space before you leave.  Be ready when you arrive to carry out your plan.