Manage Your Energy, Not Just Your Time

Project Risk Coach

It does not matter how much time I have if my energy level is low. Let me put another way: If my energy level is high and my mind is clear, my productivity skyrockets. The authors provided powerful insights on the need to manage energy and how. I made changes in my life that helped me create and sustain more energy. Furthermore, I have energy in the evening, allowing me to invest quality time with my family and friends. 7 Ways to Boost Your Energy.

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Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?

Scoro

Everyone has some ideas on how to better manage their time and energy. This 7-minute read will give you insight on how to improve your productivity with both time and energy management. Shift to energy management. They know that without the energy to do the things we map out, we can’t reach our full potential. This has brought us to a new situation where the conversation about productivity has slowly shifted from time management to energy management.

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Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?

Scoro

Everyone has some ideas on how to better manage their time and energy. This 7-minute read will give you insight on how to improve your productivity with both time and energy management. Shift to energy management. They know that without the energy to do the things we map out, we can’t reach our full potential. This has brought us to a new situation where the conversation about productivity has slowly shifted from time management to energy management.

Feeling Out of Energy? Let's Get You Back on Track

Ganttic

However, what comes to your mind when thinking about the scarce resource that is time and not having enough energy to get through it all might be the screaming into a void. Feeling tired and lacking energy on most days is one of the early signs of burnout. I have had my fair share of trial and error cycles with trying to fit everything I need to get done to my calendar and actually have enough energy to go through it all. Try to find renewable energy sources.

Top Energy Boosters for a Summer Weekend: Tips for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

Unplugging from social media is also worth considering, since it consumes a lot of time and drains mental energy. Muratgali Karimsakov , a Project Engineer at Karachaganak Petroleum Operating, has similar preferences: “Cycling or jogging, if I need release and recharge of physical energy. Doesn’t always result in ‘being full of energy’ but it certainly helps clear my mind of work related issues. Did you know that having enjoyable weekends is essential for your productivity?

Sustainable Development Goal #7 Renewable Energy and Project Management

Green Project Management

This week’s post focuses on SDG #7 of 17, Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. There are three key targets and two sub-targets with with this goal By 2030: Ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services to all people. Increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the […].

Productivity Articles Roundup: Double Your Energy! 11/3/19

TimeCamp

It’s time for the weekly dose of Productivity Articles! What’s the idea behind our weekly. Productivity

Personal Energy Audit: 5 Physical Factors [Video]

Brightwork

What if you have a huge amount of time but low energy? With that in mind, here are five physical factors you should keep an eye on in order to keep your energy levels high and your days productive. The post Personal Energy Audit: 5 Physical Factors [Video] appeared first on BrightWork. Then it’s very likely that you’re not going to get much done!

5 Emotional Factors Affecting Your Energy Levels?

Brad Egeland

First question: Are you happy with the career and work choices that you have made? Some people say to me, ‘Eamonn, work is not that important.’ ’ I am afraid that I cannot agree. ​ You work from pretty much nine am to five or six pm each day, and many of us probably longer. You do this from Monday to Friday and some of us work at weekends. You do this for roughly forty-eight weeks of the year. Some people sadly more.

Productivity Articles: Follow Your Energy! 22/7/18

TimeCamp

Sunday, Funday! Make yourself comfortable and read these 10 Most Inspiring Productivity Articles from the

Personal Energy Audit: 5 Physical Factors [Video]

Brightwork

What if you have a huge amount of time but low energy? With that in mind, here are five physical factors you should keep an eye on in order to keep your energy levels high and your days productive. The post Personal Energy Audit: 5 Physical Factors [Video] appeared first on BrightWork. Then it’s very likely that you’re not going to get much done!

Personal Energy Audit: 5 Emotional Factors

Brightwork

If you want to improve your time management and productivity, start by boosting your energy levels. The healthier your energy levels are, the more you will get from your time. In this post, I’m going to introduce the first part of a personal energy audit, looking at five areas that can impact the emotional side of your energy. If this is the situation you are… The post Personal Energy Audit: 5 Emotional Factors appeared first on BrightWork.

Save Time by Managing Your Energy [Infographic]

Brightwork

There are lots of ways to improve your time management skills, but at BrightWork, we like to start with energy levels. Consider the following for a moment: what if you have unlimited time, but very low energy? However, you can ‘top up’ your personal energy levels throughout the day and get more done! In the coming weeks, we’ll explore the energy audit in more detail so make sure you check back for updates or subscribe to our blog!

4 Tips for Developing a Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

Planning is a powerful Quadrant II activity that can save you time and energy. Steven Covey introduced the concept of Quadrant II activities—working on things that are important but are not urgent. Think about the future so you can make better decisions in the present. Let’s talk about how to plan your risk management. First Things First Some people think of risk management plans in the wrong way. Risk management plans are not a list of risks and how you plan to respond.

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10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Project Meetings

Project Risk Coach

schedules permitting, to leverage greater energy in the mornings. Monitor energy levels. Recognize that energy levels will likely diminish in the afternoon. What can you do to improve energy throughout the day? I often hear people say, “Our company has too many meetings. The meetings last too long and they are woefully mismanaged.” And yet, meetings can be an indispensable tool for accomplishing work.

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12 Ways to Create A Positive Work Culture

Girl's Guide to PM

Just think about all the positive energy around people who are working with you! Be the center of positive energy on the project. Let’s make sure we bring POSITIVE ENERGY to our projects! Anna Erdmanska, PMP. This is a guest post by Anna Erdmanska, PMP. Do you love your job?

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The Importance of Focus

Leading Answers

It is the same amount of light energy, just focussed instead of being diffused. Focussed and concentrated that energy is very impactful. Aligning a team to a common vision and purpose directs their energy towards it. Monitor time and energy directed to the project goal compared to energy directed to peripheral activities. I have an old-fashioned Edison bulb desk lamp. It’s to remind me to focus (and because I like steampunk, industrial design).

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Influence at a distance

Musings on Project Management

The energy from a transmitting antenna decreases as the square of the distance from the transmitter to the receiver -- if the distance increases by a factor of 2, the energy decreases by a factor of 4. Light obeys the same rule. And all of the above only applies if the bandwidth is infinite and the transmission is in a vacuum. If the bandwidth is high restricted, as in a filter, or the media of. communication human factors Project Management

NLP for Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

The latter four styles are described by Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence and Primal Leadership, as ‘resonant’, in that they build energy and capability in the team. Over time it reduces energy and capability in the group.

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Why Stakeholder Analysis is Important

Project Risk Coach

The short answer – to determine how to best invest your time and energy. Project stakeholders are individuals, groups, and organizations that may affect or be affected by your projects. It's critical to understand how people inside and outside your organization may impact your projects. In this post, we will explore why stakeholder analysis is important. Furthermore, I'll provide you with two tools for quick assessments.

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10 Simple Ways to Revitalize Your Project Meetings

Project Risk Coach

schedules permitting, to leverage greater energy in the mornings. Monitor energy levels. Recognize that energy levels will likely diminish in the afternoon. What can you do to improve energy throughout the day? Discover 10 ways to get more done in your meetings How often do you hear someone say, “We’re having too many meetings, lasting too long, and they are woefully mismanaged.” And yet, meetings can be the indispensable tool for getting work done.

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Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?

LiquidPlanner

There are ways to continue your professional development at low or zero cost but you have to spend time and energy seeking them out. Let’s say you’re well-qualified in your technical skills—be it Java, programming languages, infrastructure, networks or system administration. Qualifications take time and effort, but as well as learning useful skills, you’re also building confidence—your own and the others’ confidence in your ability to do a great job.

The Perfect Storm for The Project Economy

Leading Answers

2) The switch to alternative energy sources to maintain GDP and meet emissions targets. Now people have seen what it would be like if there is less pollution; the transition to clean energy may accelerate also. The winds of change were strong before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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An introvert can lead

Musings on Project Management

And by introverted, we mean: Someone who gets more energy out of quiet time--loner time, even if in an open plan--than they do mixing in a group. The introverted leader: is this an oxymoron? In my experience: definitely not. And, my experience aligns well with Susan Cain's popular book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking.

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Busy vs. Productive: Why Being Busy Isn’t Always a Good Thing

ProjectManager.com

Are you being productive or are you simply being busy and wasting energy? You’re just wasting time, money and energy. That’s being productive, which saves time, money and energy, while doing work more efficiently. Some of the traps are that by doing this, you can waste valuable time, even money and energy. ” The benefit of being more productive is it can save time, money, and energy.

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10 Simple Ways to Revitalize Your Project Meetings

Project Risk Coach

schedules permitting, to leverage greater energy in the mornings. Monitor energy levels. Recognize that energy levels will likely diminish in the afternoon. What can you do to improve energy throughout the day? Discover 10 ways to get more done in your meetings How often do you hear someone say, “We’re having too many meetings, lasting too long, and they are woefully mismanaged.” And yet, meetings can be the indispensable tool for getting work done.

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The Importance of Focus

Leading Answers

It is the same amount of light energy, just focussed instead of being diffused. Focussed and concentrated that energy is very impactful. Aligning a team to a common vision and purpose directs their energy towards it. Monitor time and energy directed to the project goal compared to energy directed to peripheral activities. I have an old-fashioned Edison bulb desk lamp. It’s to remind me to focus (and because I like steampunk, industrial design).

The Importance of Focus

Leading Answers

It is the same amount of light energy, just focussed instead of being diffused. Focussed and concentrated that energy is very impactful. Aligning a team to a common vision and purpose directs their energy towards it. Monitor time and energy directed to the project goal compared to energy directed to peripheral activities. I have an old-fashioned Edison bulb desk lamp. It’s to remind me to focus (and because I like steampunk, industrial design).

How to handle Bikeshedding: Parkinson’s Law of Triviality

Project Bliss

Have you ever found yourself in a meeting discussing something relatively unimportant, yet the time and energy everyone poured into the topic seemed to go on and on? In Parkinson’s Law of Triviality, he explains that people will give more energy and focus to trivial or unimportant items than to more important and complex ones. Parkinson’s Law of Triviality states that people will give more time and energy to trivial items than to more important and complex ones.

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Batches? We don’t need no stinking batches! (Or do we?)

Kiron Bondale

If I want to bake cupcakes, although the cycle time to bake and frost one cupcake is likely to be less than that of completing a dozen identical ones, the costs of wasted energy and ingredients from doing them one at a time would start to add up.

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Joanna Durand on Why Passionate Leadership Matters

International Institute for Learning

I think that depends on the individual and how they derive their energy. It is important to recognize that the demeanor of your leader is important, and you may need to spend energy helping to make that leader successful. Joanna Durand is Global Head of the Enterprise Project Delivery Excellence Office at TD Bank.

How to Engage Participants in a Project Management Workshop

Project Risk Coach

Keep your energy level high. The longer the workshop, the greater the chance that energy levels will wain for both the presenter as well as the participants. Manage your energy, not just your time. John, Sally, and Bill just left a full-day project management workshop. John said, “Am I the only one who felt like I just wasted a day?” Sally replied, “The trainer lost me in the first thirty minutes. At least, I caught up on my email during the day.”.

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microknowledge vs micromanagement

Musings on Project Management

Defense Secretary, wrote in his memoirs that a strong and effective leader in a big and complex organization needs to put the time and energy into acquiring "microknowledge" but refrain from "micromanagement". put in the time and energy. " Robert Gates, former U.S. An interesting thought, to be sure. Let the emphasis lie on ". But, this stuff is not free. Didn't Malcolm Gladwell say: Project Management

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Leadership -- introverted

Musings on Project Management

And by introverted, we mean: Someone who gets more energy out of quiet time--loner time, even if in an open plan--than they do mixing in a group. The introverted leader: is this an oxymoron? In my experience: definitely not. And, my experience aligns well with Susan Cain's popular book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking.

How to Be a Productive Project Manager: 7 Tips

Project Risk Coach

Imagine yourself as a more productive project manager, one with greater capacity and energy to complete each day’s tasks. The problem: I don’t have much energy in the day, particularly in the afternoon and evenings. I find exercise and sleep save me time by giving me greater energy. I also have energy to give to my family and friends in the evenings. Many project managers feel overwhelmed with emails, phone calls, and meetings.

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How to Engage Participants in a Project Management Workshop

Project Risk Coach

Keep your energy level high. The longer the workshop, the greater the chance that energy levels will wain for both the presenter as well as the participants. Manage your energy, not just your time. John, Sally, and Bill just left a full-day project management workshop. John said, “Am I the only one who felt like I just wasted a day?” Sally replied, “The trainer lost me in the first thirty minutes. At least, I caught up on my email during the day.”.

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Estimating Project Work Gone Wrong

Project Smart

Or perhaps the project hasn't started yet and you're still putting time and energy into good solid work estimations that will turn into timeframes of effort in your master schedule. Estimating project work is fraught with opportunities for things to go badly. The customer wants new work done on the project - work that isn't currently part of the scope, of course.

Lifting the Language Barrier

International Institute for Learning

Also, as a collateral benefit, the care, energy and good will that we transmit through our efforts to understand and be understood will be noticed by our counterparts. “If you differ from me, my brother, far from harming me, you enrich me.” ” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, aviation pioneer, writer and poet, 1900 – 1944.

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What Is Batching and How Can I Use It to Get More Done?

ProjectManager.com

In most cases, it saves time and energy to batch similar to-dos together. Don’t avoid or procrastinate reading or responding to emails when you don’t want to spend the energy or time on it. As you continue to batch tasks, you’ll learn what your volume of items is and what amount of time is needed before you find yourself losing interest or energy. Again, this may not be the case for all people, but batching can take a lot of mental energy and precision.

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A leadership personality

Musings on Project Management

A combination of charm, audacity, imagination, optimism, and energy Historian Arthur Schlesinger describing William Donovan, the leader of the clandestine spy agency, OSS, in WW II And, to put a point on it, Donovan was considered a mediocre administrator and manager. Exasperating, but generally forgiven.