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10 Hidden Time Wasters

This is Laura Lee Rose, a business and efficiency coach that specializes in professional development, time management, project management and work-life balance strategies.  In my Professional Development Toolkit package , I go into professional development and real-world IT topics in detail. If you are interested in more training in these areas, get signed up

Steve Wynkoop (founder of and Bits on the Wire) and I talk a lot about designing and managing our professional careers on a weekly interview on SSWUG TV. This episode was about some things we unknowing do that wastes time. Click on the below video for this episode on 10 Hidden Time Wasters (or goto

We often inadvertently waste time because we don’t recognize the symptoms.  Check out the video list of the video’s 10 hidden time wasters and tell me which ones were a surprise to you.
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About the Author

Laura is a Corporate Exit Strategist for the Blooming Entrepreneur. She is a certified business and personal life coach, specializing in time management skills, project management training and work/life balance strategies. She has been in the software and testing industry for over 20 years. She’s worked with such companies as IBM, Ericsson, Staples, Fidelity Investments and Sogeti in various client advocacy and project management roles. The techniques she uses in her business coaching and client advocacy work saved these companies both time and money, which resulted in on-time, quality product delivery with higher client satisfaction. Laura now uses her client focus, project, quality and people management skills in her personal life coaching career. As a personal life coach, she helps people transform their life by integrating their goals and dreams into their everyday lives. Laura uses creative and practical tools to help her clients realize what really matters to them. She helps others to easily transition into their next chapter whether it’s the next ladder of success within their corporate environment or into the entrepreneurial playground. I am not a fan of choosing to act in spite of fear. Rather, together we will collaborate toward a plan of inspired action. We will develop a plan together that you feel confident and excited about. For us, Taking The Leap will be magical, exhilarating and natural. If you are eager to take that next logical step but are unsure what it is signup for the Corporate Exit Strategy Coaching group. We have books, tapes, training materials, twice-monthly group coaching events, 3-day workshops, and individual coaching sessions to help you on your way toward your freedom and prosperity.
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One Response to “10 Hidden Time Wasters”

  1. I now have a full free course on the 10 Hidden Time Wasters — Just in time for the holiday season. It can be found at

    The holiday season is a great time to reflect and refocus on the things that are important to you in both your personal and professional lives.

    Please enjoy this free course. And let me know if you connected with anything specific.

    Happy Holidays to all.

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