Finding Time When Crises Arise!

Finding time and maintaining focus and discipline when world or life events are pressing (like the current crisis on Wall Street) can be very challenging.How successful do you feel at keeping your core values in mind and managing your priorities when you are confronted with sudden change? Crises and sudden change can shake up everything.…

Find Your Values Baseline – Where the Rubber Meets the Road!

A little more than a week ago we did an exercise in which you visualized, and concretized, your ideal day. This was a first step in identifying what you value. We then moved on and explored internal and external values. If external values are the “what” then your internal values are the “how.” Let’s focus…

Find Time with Your Internal Values as Your Guide

Today I want to discuss internal values. Last week we were discussing values – and external values, specifically. External values, we said, provide your framework. In the same way that external values provide a frame for what you do and the choices you make, your internal values are the context. They help shape HOW you…

Finding Time to Consider Your Values Frame

Values are in the air. During this election season, we tend to hear an awful lot from politicians of every stripe, about what’s important. I’m certainly not going to embark on any political commentary here, but the political season reminds me that it’s a good time for us to be focusing on this topic. Over the…

Finding Time to Make Your Ideal Day Real

Deepak Chopra has said, “Without values, there is confusion and chaos.” As we’ve been discussing this week, your values help you keep to a steady course. But how do you get on course to begin with? In yesterday’s exercise you visualized your ideal day. That helps you to clarify and concretize some of the things…

Find Time by First Clarifying Your Values: Here’s How

If your values are going to be your guide, a key first step is to take some time to clarify what you mean by your values.  What do they look like? My recent article titled Finding Time by Championing Your Values – 3 Essential Steps to Reclaim Your Time (found on ezinearticles.com) offers an exercise…

Finding Your Values and Charting Your Course

Finding time and finding your footing, no matter what the circumstances, can be a tall order sometimes. For example, while here in the Northeast, we were only mildly affected by Hurricane Ike. Meanwhile, thousands upon thousands along the Gulf Coast had their lives turned upside down by that terrible storm. From one moment to the…