Clear Some Clutter for a Quick Energy Boost — Really!

When you’re drowning in clutter, nothing feels possible. Finding your way out might looks like bush-whacking your way out of a tangled jungle. And this applies, whether it’s physical or mental clutter that has you on the ropes. But the reality is that, challenging as it may be, clearing spaces for yourself is a vital key…

The Internet of Distractions — Finding Time When You’re On-Line

Distractions are everywhere when you’re working on-line. We’re deluged with information and invitations to click this or that. Yes, the distractions are endless. Of course, it’s not just on the web. Indeed, finding time by finding focus is a challenge that confronts us in many aspects of our lives. But I’d venture to say that…

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…

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…

Focus by Setting Boundaries, and Optimize Your On-Line Time

Focus is elusive in today’s world. That’s true in lots of places in our lives — and perhaps nowhere as much as on the web. That means that time management and boundary-setting skills are nowhere more necessary than when we’re working or playing on-line. To say that the internet has changed how we live and…

Looking Ahead, Looking Back, Moving Forward into a New Month

Looking ahead as you move into a new month is a process that is always deepened when looking back is also one of the steps in the journey. You see, it’s not a linear process, our learning and growing. Unpredictable and sometimes messy, it involves lots of experiences, a good measure of mistakes, and plenty…

Find Time by Staying Focused Right Here, Right Now

When you are focused, you enhance your creativity, productivity, and appreciation of your moments. Indeed, focus is one of the most powerful time management skills in your toolbox.  It’s about being in the moment, and consciously choosing where you put your energy. Being focused increases your presence, and it’s a skill that we each need…