Mobilize Your Time Energy™ and Put Overwhelm in Its Place

Overwhelm is one of the biggest time and energy drains going. But the good news is that there’s no need to put up with overwhelm for another minute. Great things are accomplished in tiny steps, as long as your energy works for you, not against you. So here’s a productive path you can follow. All you need…

Self-Care and Strong Boundaries — A Power Combo for the Ages.

Self-care doesn’t necessarily come naturally. No, indeed, it’s a skill that you develop with practice. And strong boundaries are a key ingredient in your efforts to take good care of yourself. You might think that self-care would be easier during vacations and holidays when you have more time. But is that really true? Step back…

Change Getting You Down? This Could Be Comforting…

We are always in a state of change. If you’re like many people, there are wonderful times when you feel like you’re flowing with it, or even looking forward to it. Other times it can be jarring and disorienting. So today I want to look at a fundamental illusion about change. Once you see it clearly,…

Crisis Times Call for Special Skills – This Helps When It’s Not YOUR Crisis

Crisis times are, by definition, unexpected. They introduce urgency into your life and throw things into turmoil. Initially and inevitably, you feel out of control in a crisis. But the reality is that crises are always about some kind of a change. And we do have choices about how we respond. Not all change is a…

Values Provide a Powerful Frame for Your Time Choices

Values are about what we aspire to. And they function like boundaries in a way. When you have clarity about what you value, this gives you a frame. Then, within that frame, you make time choices that are congruent with what’s most important to you. I’ve written in the past about internal and external values.…

Excellence Doesn’t Have to be Elusive – Here’s What Helps

Excellence is something that many of us strive for. A worthy goal, excellence is not something easily attained. So what helps? In a nutshell: focus and discipline. Think about an Olympic athlete, a successful entrepreneur, a musical prodigy. What do they have in common? Talent and something more… The journey to the realization of Olympic…

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…