Cleveland House Contractors and Homes for Rent; Your Home Mechanics and Property Managers
  • Welcome to the Reilly Painting and Contracting Blog

    Welcome to Reilly Painting and Contracting, "The Home Mechanics," and Reilly Properties. We are your Cleveland home contractors who specialize in major home design projects and remodels, and minor home repairs. We also provide house rentals throughout Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Socialize

    Find us on Facebook.

    Watch us on YouTube.

    Follow us on Twitter.

    See us on Pinterest.

    Subscribe to our RSS feed.

  • Points of Interest

  • Topics

  • Testimonial

    "Thank you for a tremendous job. Through all three parts of the work I've had done this year, Reilly has come across as total classy organization. I appreciated the professionalism and courtesy of your entire crew, and of course your good humor added to the enjoyment of what could have been a real inconvenience. My neighbors are the kind of people who ask, and I'll tell them all--with a plethora of rapturous and ecstatic enthusiasm--that I couldn't have been more pleased."

    Carolyn R.
    Mayfield Heights

  • Cross it off the List: Tips for Getting Things Done

    [caption id="attachment_2559" align="alignleft" width="292" caption="Working Smart. Working Hard"]Getting things done[/caption]

     

    Ever feel overwhelmed with work? Wish you could plan your days better so you accomplish everything on your to-do list? As the summer ends, we find ourselves going back to the day-to -day work schedule. Now this is not to say that we haven't been working hard over the summer, but there is something about the fall and winter that always gets me motivated to work harder. Here are some tips and strategies for getting things done:

    1. Find the Platform That Gives You The Time You Need
    Aside from sleeping, your work life very likely takes up the most hours in your day. So it makes sense that the greatest savings in time and productivity can come from how and where you work.

    Your aim should be to align your work and your goals of what you want to get done. While it might be that your goals can be achieved through a job, I found that the biggest change in my productivity has come from starting a business.

    2. Plan, plan, plan!
    If you want to make the most effective use of your time, you need a plan. Without one, trying to do a lot will give you a major stress attack. Whether it’s daily to-do lists, business plans, or a productivity system, choose your weapons and put them to use.

    Personally I have two planning tools that I use constantly. Next to me I keep a notepad with daily to-do lists. They usually span two A4 pages because I like to do some serious multi-tasking.

    3. Work Smart
    I love the idea of working smart because it is a great enabler to getting more done. The tricky thing is figuring out what exactly “Work Smart” means. I have found the best way to think of it is to ask yourself this one question:

    If you only had a year left to do the things on your lists, would you be satisfied with what you’re spending your time on today?

    Read more at Zen Habits

    Filed under: Fun Stuff
    Tags: , , , .
    Bookmark the permalink.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *