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Time Management Tools Database

Time Management Tools Database

When I teach workshops on time management, people are always keen to know what time management tools I use personally. I think they assume if I use a tool, it must be the best one. This isn't always true. I choose a time management tool based on which one works best...

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Airtable Review: Productivity Tool Creator

Airtable Review: Productivity Tool Creator

While chatting about our favorite productivity tools, a colleague of mine mentioned Airtable. I was intrigued by my colleague's description, so I tried the tool. I quickly fell in love with Airtable's power and ease of use. I have put together my experience in this...

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June Workshops

June Workshops

Here is an update on Captain Time's upcoming workshops and training. Anytime Online Courses Here is a list of the online courses & training I have available that you can take any time: Reducing Distractions (Free) Work/Life Balance  (Free) Introduction to Mind...

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If You Have No Time, It’s Your Fault

"Captain Time" is going to be interviewed by Alison Donaghy, Host of "Think Opposite" radio show on Wed, May 3, 2017 from 1 pm to 2 pm Pacific time. The topic will be "If You Have No Time, It's Your Fault." In this episode, Garland and Alison will discuss how most...

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Running Effective Meetings Online Course

Running Effective Meetings Online Course

Meetings are truly the most-dreaded business ritual of all time. Not only do they waste time and drag on - they rarely ever accomplish anything! Worst of all, unproductive meetings are literally draining money from your business. While one person drones on and on,...

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Hire A Freelancer Checklist

Hire A Freelancer Checklist

As many of you know, I am a strong advocate of using freelancers to get more work done to free up our time for the important things in your work day and life. So I created this Hire a Freelancer Checklist to help you hire your next freelancer. The checklist gives you...

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Assigning Tasks – Best Practices

Assigning Tasks – Best Practices

Assigning tasks often fails for many of us. We assign tasks and they don't get done. Or the quality of the work is poor.  Here are some best practices for assigning tasks that will help you get tasks done faster with better results. Clear Task Subject Write a...

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Duncan, BC Workshop: Networking for NonProfits

I have been asked to teach my "Networking for NonProfits" workshop in Duncan in March. Here is the writeup from the organizer: Networking for NonProfits Plan on joining us for our monthly workshop meeting. All welcome. Staff, Volunteers, Board members, ED's. ...

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Speaking Quote Template – Using Excel for Price Quotes

Speaking Quote Template – Using Excel for Price Quotes

View Speaking Quote Template video online. https://youtu.be/pKMI7J1lA-I In this video, I will show you how to use excel as a price quote tool. In this case, I created a speaking quote template, but I have also used it for pricing for consulting, web site design,...

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Reducing Distractions
Learn how to stop multitasking, regain focus and get more done!

Work Life Balance
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