Procrastination Got You Spinning? These 3 Questions Help.

Procrastination is a big problem for lots of smart, talented people. Are you one of them? If so, you know that procrastination steals your time and energy. It eats away at your confidence and self-trust. It adds to your stress. It’s nothing but frustrating and discouraging; and It’s something that we all do from time…

Procrastination Frustration? Solve it with 3 Timely Questions!

Procrastination steals your time and energy. It eats away at your confidence and self trust.  It adds to your stress. It’s nothing but frustrating and discouraging! And it’s something that we all do from time to time – often unconsciously. So, the first step in dealing with procrastination is to make it visible to yourself.…

Verbs are Important-Find the Right One and Find Time!

Verbs are important!  Who’s the last person that uttered  that phrase to you? I’m guessing it may have been a long-ago teacher, extolling the virtues of action verbs and encouraging you to make your writing more vivid and engaging. Other than that late-elementary-school 

Task Planning – Increased Detail Equals Increased Success!

Task planning is a time management skill that offers a surefire path for getting you from where you are to where you want to be. In other blog posts recently we’ve written about the power of chunking tasks down into bite-sized pieces, respecting your natural work rhythms, 

Starting When You Finish-Create a Beginning to Find Time

Starting a project is often the most challenging step in moving toward a goal. Whether you’re creating an info product, starting to write a book or special report, creating a business plan, working on your taxes … whatever it is, the first step can be difficult.  And we all know that 

Hour of Code-Finding Time for Big Changes with Small Steps!

Have you heard about the Hour of Code project sponsored by Code.org? It’s a campaign anchored in the schools, that is aimed at getting students (and really anyone) to make a small stab at learning code.  And while the kick-off was in December, the Hour of Code 

Mastering Google Plus (Or Any New Skill or Subject)? Have a Time Plan!

Mastering Google Plus – or anything new – requires two things:  knowledge and practice. And those two things require your time.  Not just time, either, although it is absolutely necessary.  The more that the time you spend is focused time the more productive that investment of time