Time and productivity columnist for the NZ Herald
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Robyn Pearce: Can we really work less yet achieve more?
COMMENT: If you create a culture of working long hours, the work expands to fit the time.
Work anywhere with agility to achieve faster results
COMMENT: There are many benefits of doing business in two countries, Robyn Pearce writes.
The most reliable way to reduce the risk of food allergies
COMMENT: Breastfeeding can save families huge amounts of time further down the track, writes Robyn Pearce.
Robyn Pearce: What I learnt from the messy toy box
COMMENT: No matter what the age, clutter equals confusion, lack of focus and irritability.
Robyn Pearce: What is screen time doing to our children?
COMMENT: There is an inverse relationship between the amount of TV a person watches and the income they're capable of earning.
Robyn Pearce: Survival tips for working parents with small children
COMMENT: Emergencies are a fact of life with children - so anticipate them.
Robyn Pearce: Horrifying email overload statistics
COMMENT: How many open emails and applications do you have on your computer right now?
Robyn Pearce: Use technology to save time, money and sanity
COMMENT: There's no such thing as a 'quick and easy' shopping experience with small children.
Robyn Pearce: A simple answer to how to plan and prioritise
COMMENT: There are four core elements we need to have reasonable competence on how to prioritise.
Robyn Pearce: One family's solution to motorway time-wasting
COMMENT: Lateral thinking helps family out of a traffic situation.
Robyn Pearce: Don't do emails first thing in the day
COMMENT: Set yourself regular checking times, but not in your prime creative time.
Robyn Pearce: The magic bullet that will give you more time
Sometimes the answer is just to do less.
Beware - over-use of technology can make you less productive
Technology affects our lives at home, the way we run businesses, our ability to cope in a non-wired environment, and even our sleep, Robyn Pearce writes.
Robyn Pearce: Clearing out clutter can change lives
COMMENT: What great places or organisations do you know that can benefit from our 'junk'?
Robyn Pearce: Three tips to simplify your busy life
COMMENT: Robyn Pearce talks three ways to declutter your life.
Robyn Pearce: How to have more time - guard your energy
COMMENT: Our feelings are our signpost, writes Robyn Pearce.
Robyn Pearce: A hard lesson on simplifying - 'just in case' is not always a good plan
COMMENT: When you go on holiday, are you likely to add a couple of extra items 'just in case' you need them?
Robyn Pearce:'I never seem to get to the big jobs!'
Always ask yourself, 'What can I delegate or out-source?', writes Robyn Pearce.
Robyn Pearce: Delegation is not a one-stage process
Ben is a mid-level manager with a team of four, all relatively new in their positions.
Robyn Pearce: A guaranteed way to get more time in your day
I'm delighted with the comments coaching clients make after they start applying more focus in their daily time management choices, Robyn writes.
Friendly quality service equals profit and repeat business
This time my contribution isn't really about time management, although the 'takeaway points' apply to all businesses.
Robyn Pearce: Is this crazy speed of life real or just an illusion?
Robyn Pearce believes that we're just re-discovering the best of the old ways - people-based, principle-based behaviours.
Time and motion study - out with the Ark, or relevant today?
Time and motion study helps us not waste time by majoring in minor things, writes Robyn Pearce.