Author Archives : Francis


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Dawna Ballard Interview

In this interview with Dawna Ballard, we discuss what is needed to make positive change in organizations. She’s a professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin and an expert in how time is abound to communication. It’s a stimulating conversation about how to be a change leader, […]


Interview of Brigid Shulte

Brigid Shulte is the author of Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love and Play when No-One Has the Time. I sat down with her and in our conversation, we examined the disparate impact the changing world of work has had on female professionals. Click here to be taken to the podcast. […]

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The Confusion “Time Management” Has Created

The idea that “time cannot be managed” has now entered the popular consciousness, never to go away. A brief search on YouTube or Google yields a growing number of bloggers and podcasters sharing the ideas that time management is impossible showing that this particular meme – so rarely heard until […]

Time cannot be managed by Nightingale

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Why The World is (Not) Working Against You

An interesting article ¬†from Eric Barker’s excellent blog – Barking Up the Wrong Tree – describes some of the work Dan Ariely is doing to work out the irrational behavior we demonstrate in the world of time management. Among the great points he makes (all supported by recent research) is […]


Upcoming Changes to the 2Time blog

You’re likely to notice some changes in the format of this newsletter as I head into the last stages of editing my new book: Perfect Time-Based Productivity. It’s due out in a month or so, but its content is causing me to make some big changes to my blog and […]