Beat Procrastination Right Now – 5 Timely Tips!

Posted on October 23, 2014, under Time Choices.

Procrastination Tips for You!

Procrastination Tips-Don’t wait ’til the 11th hour!

Procrastination is a serious challenge for LOTS of people, so if you’re one of them, you are not alone!

The reasons that people procrastinate vary, but the results are the same – ALWAYS.  When procrastination is one of your go-to time choices, you are also  (more…)

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Productivity Boost for You – Find Time with Gizmo’s Freeware

Posted on October 20, 2014, under Time and Technology.

Productivity Tools

Find Freeware to Boost Your Productivity!

Productivity is a goal for most of us – and what better time than at the start of a new week to think about ways to boost productivity and find more time?!

I was thinking about the productivity tools and apps that we use most frequently at The Time Finder, and came upon Gizmo’s Freeware – a website that offers lists and information of the best freeware applications – as  (more…)

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Stuck? Scared? Turn Toward Trouble and Find Time!

Posted on October 16, 2014, under Time Choices.

Stuck or scared

Stuck and scared? You can find time instead!

When you’re stuck, scared or just plain stymied, the temptation is to turn (or run) away from whatever you perceive as the problem.  It’s instinctual – a knee jerk reaction that may have saved us back when dinosaurs wandered the earth.

But it often doesn’t serve us now.  In fact, in many cases it’s about the worst thing you can do if you’re stuck or scared.  Turning away doesn’t make the  (more…)

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Cyber Monday Apps – What’s Your Favorite Tech Time Tool?

Posted on October 13, 2014, under Time and Technology.

Cyber Monday-Apps

It’s Cyber Monday-Tell us about your favorite app!

Cyber Monday on The Time Finder is all about tech tools that help you find more time.

So on this Cyber Monday we’re picking up on a post we noticed on lifehacker titled “What’s the One Obscure App You Can’t Live Without?

The author, Eric Ravenscraft, asked readers to weigh in with their favorite, little-known apps.  I love that idea, because really, when it comes to tools, users often have the most reliable  (more…)

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Stress, Your Energy and Your Time – Helpful Affirmations

Posted on October 9, 2014, under Time and Energy, Time Choices.

Stress Affirmations

Stress getting to you? Affirmations help!

Stress is a fact of life.  There’s no getting around it; BUT you can develop skills for managing it.

Managing your stress well contributes a LOT to your success – and even more importantly, to the quality of your relationships, your moments … and your life!

When it comes to stress management,  (more…)

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Calming Self-Talk Reduces Stress and Helps You Find Time

Posted on October 6, 2014, under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Calming Words

Calming words reduce stress and help find time!

Calming self-talk not only reduces stress, it actually  helps you find more time.

And you can give yourself this calming gift whenever you want to – it’s up to you.  Many of us don’t tap into that power – but how about starting today?

How often do you wake up in the middle of the night with frantic thoughts about all you need to get done the next day? Sometimes do you feel  (more…)

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Review, Reflect, and Renew: Some Favorites for Finding Time

Posted on October 2, 2014, under Time After Time.

Kids reading-Review the Past

Review the Past to Move Ahead Powerfully

A review of the past always deepens the present and informs the future.

And when it comes to time management, finding time for this sort of review takes a moment now, but greatly enhances your efficiency and effectiveness as the hours and days unfold.

Here at The Time Finder, we always look back and review what readers found most helpful in the previous month.  You vote with your clicks (more…)

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Our Schedules, Ourselves-How Busy People Find Time

Posted on September 29, 2014, under Time Choices, Time Priorities.

Our Schedules Ourselves

Our Schedules, Ourselves

Our schedules are, all too often, our masters rather than our servants.  And when that’s the case, our schedules aren’t truly ours.  

What that means in practice is that they aren’t going to work very well for us.  Okay, so, what does work well, then?

When it comes to our schedules, the emphasis needs to be on self-reference.  That’s true for lots  (more…)

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Your Time-Using It Well, Even When a Meeting Is Wasting It!

Posted on September 25, 2014, under Time Choices.

Your Time - Meetings

Your time is yours – no matter what!

Your time is yours, and the way you spend it defines your life, moment by precious moment.

The more aware you are of your time, the more irksome it is when it feels like someone else is taking it from you!  So, the first thing I’d remind you of is this:  Your time is always your time; no matter what the situation, you have choices! Click to Tweet  (more…)

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Proactive Time Choices Power Up Your Energy and Your Time

Posted on September 22, 2014, under Time and Energy, Time Choices.

Proactive Time Choices

Proactive Time Choices

Proactive Time Choices offer a clear answer to lots of difficult time challenges and nagging time questions.  They are also a surefire path to empowerment and enhanced energy. But it can be very easy to fall into reactivity when it comes to time.

How about you?

Do you feel like you spend most of your  (more…)

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Procrastination Frustration? Solve it with 3 Timely Questions!

Posted on September 18, 2014, under Time Management Skills.

Procrastination Steals Time

Procrastination Steals Your Time and Energy

Procrastination steals your time and energy. It eats away at your confidence and self trust.  It adds to your stress. It’s nothing but frustrating and discouraging!

And it’s something that we all do from time to time – often unconsciously.

So, the first step in dealing with procrastination is to make it visible to yourself.  You may need to overcome some resistance at first – none  (more…)

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Cloud Cleverness-Another App to Streamline Storage and Time

Posted on September 15, 2014, under Time and Technology.

MultCloud

MultCloud-Cloud storage cleverness!

The cloud is becoming more and more a part of everyone’s workflow – and many different cloud storage venues are available for you to use.

Most of them offer free storage up to a certain point, and then have paid options available.  If you’re interested in saving money and exploring the possibilities that the cloud offers, you can use multiple cloud services, making sure to  (more…)

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Slow Down to Catch Up-September’s Time Wisdom

Posted on September 11, 2014, under Time and Energy.

Slow Down to Catch Up

Slow Down to Catch Up

Slow down!  How many time have you heard that advice … from your grandparents, long ago … from your doctor, perhaps … from spiritual advisers ,,, even from a small, wise voice inside.

Well, now your time management expert is telling you that, too. It’s the single best way to re-group, re-focus, and re-energize yourself.  It costs nothing, and all it takes is a leap of faith and  (more…)

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Work Smarter with Notable PDF and Find Time

Posted on September 8, 2014, under Time and Technology.

Notable PDFNotable PDF

Everyone wants to work smarter and find more time!  And today I am happy to share a chrome extension that helps you do just that, when you’re working with PDF documents.

It’s called Notable PDF, and if you’ve ever worked collaboratively on an e-book or a special report, you’ll easily see the usefulness of this extension.  (more…)

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Chip Kelly, the Philadelphia Eagles, and Finding Time

Posted on September 4, 2014, under Time Choices.

Chip Kelly on Finding Time

Chip Kelly on Finding Time

Chip Kelly and Philadelphia Eagles are probably not words you’d ever have expected to see at the start of a post on The Time Finder.  But bear with me – he’s got some interesting things to say about time!

I’ve been learning about Chip Kelly from my VA, who is a serious fan of the Philadelphia Eagles.  One of the things I’ve learned is that they are a professional football team.  (Okay, that may be a slight exaggeration, but I certainly had  (more…)

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