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5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Engaged as School Begins An educator offers advice on how to balance your child's remote learning schedule with your workday.

By Neil Gordon

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Not too long ago, I published an article in Entrepreneur that got some pushback from someone on Twitter.

In the article, I outlined a system that helped me double my productivity while working from home, which involved basing my workday on a schedule rather than on a list of tasks. By blocking out chunks of time, I made commitments that I could manage and this essentially eliminated shame from my day. As a result, I could maintain a much greater focus and persistence rather than overwhelming myself with an overly ambitious list of tasks that I would never come close to completing.

Generally, there was a good response. The article trended on Entrepreneur for a few days. However, one woman on Twitter didn't seem pleased with the solution.

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