Clarity: A Key Ingredient in Setting Boundaries and Finding Time

Clarity helps you see what you need. And then it helps you assertively communicate what you need. This, in turn, is your key to finding time. It’s really a back-and-forth process. Finding time depends on your comfort with setting time boundaries. And then your growing comfort with setting time boundaries has a lot to do…

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…

Now that You Have a Time Plan, Do You Stick to It?

Your time plan is your key to time success. Why do I say that? Well, earlier this week we took a look at time leaks and at some of the ways that distractions derail you. Social networking activities are a great example of this. If you’re a solopreneur or small business owner, your presence on Facebook, Twitter,…

Time Leaks Sinking Your Boat? Boundaries Give You Focus

Time leaks are the downfall of many smart, energetic solopreneurs and small business owners. And in many ways, it’s the small time leaks that are hardest to recognize and counter. Take Facebook and Twitter, for example. How many times have you said to yourself, “I’ll just take a moment …” only to later find that you’ve…

Decluttering Challenge and Other January Time Finder Favorites

Decluttering seemed to be on everyone’s mind this month. It’s not so surprising, this being the time that we often set goals and make resolutions. So, our post titled Decluttering in Doable Chunks — Your 52-Week Challenge is right at the top of our list of Time Finder favorites for January. Have you read it yet? If not,…

Google Voice News — Updates are Rolling Out as We Speak

Google Voice is a time-saving tech tool that is one of my VA’s favorites. That’s because it gives her easy access to her voicemail whether she’s using her phone, her laptop, her tablet, or her PC. And since I tend to use my phone a lot in my work with her, Google Voice is definitely a…

Boundaries, Follow-Through and Rewards — Keys to Your Time Success

Setting time boundaries is a prime tool for finding time. And as many of you know, it can present challenges on many levels. There are the interpersonal challenges that pop up as you set your boundaries and then people respond or react to your actions. And then there are also internal hurdles to overcome. You…