Time Sucks: The Top 5 Biggest Time Suckers in Business

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Time & Efficiency Expert at Executive Training Camp
Pat Mixon is a Time & Efficiency Expert and the founder of Executive Training Camp, the world’s premier place for 21st Century training, strategies, and systems that allow Manager, Executives, and Business Owners to take their game to the next level.
Pat’s in the business of giving people BACK THEIR TIME.
Pat writes about and helps individuals learn new systems and strategies around Time Management, Delegation, Email Management, To Do Lists, Meeting Management, Making Decisions, and Managing/Working Remotely and more.
He is also managing partner at The Infrastructure Company.
Visit his website at: ExecTrainingCamp.com and his firm’s consulting website for finance, accounting, operations and technology at TheInfrastructureCompany.com.

Time Sucks: The Top 5 Biggest Time Suckers in Business

by 06/18/2015

Time matters, now more than ever. In our fast moving, information at our fingertips or on our wrist world, we are constantly bombarded not just with notifications but demands. The other side of the coin are distractions, where you find

The Death of Vacations: The Top 5 Reasons People Don’t Take Vacations

by 06/01/2015

Vacations are an endangered species, at least for the majority in the business world. And they are borderline extinct for sole proprietors and small business owners. Here are the Top 5 reasons why people don’t take vacations anymore and afterwards,

Distractions & the Art of Ignoring

by 05/14/2015

As little kids, we’re taught to never ignore others. These are ingrained manners that are socially acceptable. However, this training hurts in the business world. The negative connotations of ignoring is another 20th Century concept that needs to be abandoned.

Communication Viruses: Which Is Your Infection? Email, Text, Phone or Social Media?

by 04/17/2015

Under constant bombardment in the information overload 21st Century, Time Management comes down to literally becoming infected by one of these primary methods of communication: Email, Text, Phone, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. These are all rivers of information flow and

Watch out for the New Apple Watch Sucking Your Time

by 04/12/2015

If you thought you already were under bombardment from communication and information, think again. The release of Apple’s new Watch signifies the dawn of what I call “Communication Overload 2.0.” The world changed in 2008 with the release of Apple’s

Still Got a “Punching the Time Clock Mentality”? How to Move from a Time-based to a Performance-based Worker

by 03/31/2015

We are living in the 21st Century but the business world is still operating like a factory in 1910. The entire reason we have the 8-hour workday (it used to be longer) is because it is based on the factory

Decision Making: Plan A or Plan B – Who Knows?

by 03/23/2015

Decision Making is like any other muscle: the more you use it, the stronger it gets. And, the less you use it, the weaker it’ll become. Making decisions comes down to practice. But it’s not so simple as just making

Clock Out: Why You Must Learn to Stop Working?

by 03/14/2015

With a smartphone in your pocket or purse at all times, business never stops. The only one who can stop is you. The growing problem in today’s business environment of connectedness and ultra-communication is that you’re always reachable. Managing time

Why Seagull, Mushroom and Dictator Management Styles Work!

by 03/08/2015

While we live in an ever changing and rapid “new school” world, when it comes to management styles, “old school” might actually win out. Collaboration and team-concepts are all the rage these days, but are they truly effective? Or, do

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