Rice and Time — Here’s Some Help to Move You from Thought to Action

Rice and time? Really? What does rice have to do with time? And what do rice and time have to do with you, for that matter? Well, this Chinese proverb gets to the point powerfully, as so many proverbs do: Talk doesn’t cook rice. Whoever came up with Nike’s old “Just do it” slogan may…

Values and Your Goals: When They Work Together You’ll Find Time

When your values shape your goals, you are fully in sync with yourself. This has a profound impact on your focus, energy, and ultimately, your success. However, finding time to step back, consider your values and maintain your inner balance while pursuing personal or career goals can be a challenge. Whether your goals lie in…

Grammarly Might be Just the Thing for You if Grammar Sometimes Has You Stymied

Grammarly is a handy app that is available either for free or as a paid subscription. What it does, once you’ve downloaded and activated it, is review your work, right as you’re working. It highlights any questionable grammar, spelling, or word choices and offers suggestions on the spot, in real time. This way, you can catch and…

Clear Some Clutter for a Quick Energy Boost — Really!

When you’re drowning in clutter, nothing feels possible. Finding your way out might looks like bush-whacking your way out of a tangled jungle. And this applies, whether it’s physical or mental clutter that has you on the ropes. But the reality is that, challenging as it may be, clearing spaces for yourself is a vital key…

Priorities and Time Boundaries — Stronger Together

Your priorities are key to establishing clear time boundaries. And setting time boundaries is a key life skill to develop for your time success. In recent posts I’ve offered you some clear steps for getting started with boundary-setting. And, as you’ve explored your time boundaries and practiced setting them, I’m guessing that you may have…

Dropbox Update — This Go-To Productivity Tool Has a New Look!

Dropbox is a ubiquitous file-sharing and productivity tool that recently added some very nice improvements. If you’ve used this cloud-based tool in the past, you know that it’s an excellent venue for file-sharing, and for finding time. Dropbox is used by individuals and businesses of all sizes, and there are both free and paid versions of…

Time Boundaries — Build Your Foundation in 3 Simple Steps

Time boundaries are key to making powerful and effective time choices. Recently I wrote about proactive time choices. We had just touched on the subject of time boundaries. So let’s continue… Time boundaries create space. Setting time boundaries begins with a state of mind. Like the edging and mulch around your garden, time boundaries can create…