Archive for time management


I struggle as much as anyone else to get stuff done sometimes, especially when the weather is gorgeous, summer is short in the wooly north, and the woods beckon with their beauty.

And, I also have the capacity to sit down and churn out 70-page grant proposals within days/weeks. In my experience it’s easier to be productive when you have a hard grant deadline because you have no choice (other than guaranteed failure) to put butt in chair and write.

But when your program isn’t crying out for cash right now AND it’s demanding your time and attention in a gazillion other ways, it’s easy to deal with the day to day emergencies and put off that yucky grant that you don’t really want to do anyway or aren’t sure you’ll win even if you do give it your time and attention (yup, I do know what goes inside your head my friend).

Trick One

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