Time Boundaries — What’s Your Baseline for this Vital Time Skill?

Time boundaries are key to your time success. But boundary-setting isn’t something that comes naturally. Indeed, setting and maintaining time boundaries requires assertiveness, clarity, discipline, and practice. It’s a lifetime learning process, so be patient with yourself. You’ll get there. Remember, that strong boundaries are fundamental to managing your time. And here’s something else to…

Harmony or Dissonance — The Music of Your Time

Harmony and dissonance are concepts that I thought about a lot, back in my piano-playing days. Their impact on the quality of sound and the energy of a composition are so profound. But how do harmony and dissonance apply to your time? Well, time, as I’ve written before, is not malleable. In fact, it is absolute,…

Lifestyle Inflation and Time Inflation — Lots of Parallels

Lifestyle inflation is a term that you may have come across in your reading. It refers to the phenomenon of increasing your spending when your income increases. The end result of this is, all too often, people living beyond their means and ending up in debt. So, it’s a serious matter. I recently came upon an…

Focus and Finding Time – What Children Teach Us

Focus is one of the keys to your productivity and time success. And finding time by finding focus is a fascination of mine. In part that’s because the rich experience of being present and focused isn’t easy to come by these days. We are constantly bombarded with information and other input. Distraction is more the…

Decluttering, Gratitude, Flexibility and Gmail — Time Finder Favorites

Decluttering was high on the list of readers’ priorities this past month. That’s just one of the things we discovered as we looked back at our top posts. Looking back provides a base, always, for stepping ahead. This is true whether you’re analyzing the performance of your blog, setting priorities for a new month, or trying…

Gmail Sender Icons — Favicons for Quicker Skimming

Gmail Sender Icons is a new Chrome extension. It helps you quickly scan your inbox, locate e-mails and recognize their senders. How? It does it by adding Favicons to the list view in your in-box. If you’re a Gmail user, I think you’re going to find this Chrome extension to be a handy time-saver. The Issue —…

Directionless and Lost? Internal Values are Your Unerring Compass

What images come to mind when you hear the words ‘internal values’? It sounds kind of dry, but your internal values provide the context for all the choices you make about your time. Whether these are consciously-held values or not – they function as your guide. So, the more you can be clear and aware…