Time Is Gold

We always try to maximize our day. Here are some of the ways we save time.
  |  Jul 3, 2012
photo by Patrick Martires
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What are your best time-saving strategies?

marla.jpg Make primping time productive—I listen to new music while doing my makeup, and reply to text messages while fan-drying my hair. I attempted drinking coffee while dressing up once, but that didn't work out so well for me. —Marla, Deputy Editor in Chief
mimi.jpg Getting rid of distractions such as TV or the Internet and really just focusing on one thing (multi-tasking doesn't always work since it divides your attention). —Mimi, Managing Editor
angel.jpg Although it's sometimes good to multi-task, I find that focusing on one task at a time allows you to finish it faster. Closing all social networking sites (like Facebook and Twitter) while working is also a sure way to save time! —Angel, Associate Features Editor
I can't think straight in the morning, so when it comes to shoots or trips, I always make sure everything is arranged and put away in order before I go to bed. —Sam, Associate Fashion Editor
dyan.jpg I work on the road. I spend about three hours commuting every day, so I use that time to think, observe, and read. Dyan, Assistant Entertainment Editor
macy.jpg Whenever I need to finish a deadline, I try to go offline. Or at least stick to my Word document while working. Once I start opening multiple tabs, I won't ever get to the end of my project! —Macy, Web Managing Editor
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