Your Core Values are Your Solid Foundation for Everything Else

Your core values provide the foundation for all of your activities. Whether they are conscious or not, core values are the soil that your time choices spring from. So, do you want to understand yourself and have a clear picture of where you’re headed, and why? If your answer is yes, then getting clear about…

Got Goals? This Clarifies the Picture and Makes Them Possible

Goals. Do you have a lot of them? Many of us do. In fact, it’s not unusual for our multiple goals to be at odds with one another. Step back and think about it for a second. In a typical day, how many different goals are you juggling? You’re probably managing a lot of them — both the…

Values and Your Goals: When They Work Together You’ll Find Time

When your values shape your goals, you are fully in sync with yourself. This has a profound impact on your focus, energy, and ultimately, your success. However, finding time to step back, consider your values and maintain your inner balance while pursuing personal or career goals can be a challenge. Whether your goals lie in…

Directionless and Lost? Internal Values are Your Unerring Compass

What images come to mind when you hear the words ‘internal values’? It sounds kind of dry, but your internal values provide the context for all the choices you make about your time. Whether these are consciously-held values or not – they function as your guide. So, the more you can be clear and aware…

Handle Multiple Projects, Goals and Priorities with Handle for Gmail

When you need to handle lots of different tasks in your life, how do you do it? How do you avoid overwhelm, stay on top of what needs to be done, and still stay present savor precious moments that are here and gone in the blink of an eye? Well, I’ve recently learned of a…

Success – How You Define It Makes It Yours

The way you define success for yourself has a profound effect on how you spend your time. It gives you a powerful context for the time choices you make. And here’s the thing: the more conscious you are about that context and the messages and values it reflects, the more likely you are to make choices…

Goals, Ambitions and Your Heart-Based Journey

Goals help you plot your direction and shape your time choices. And we’ve written quite a lot here about goal-setting, goals and values, and about maintaining focus while pursuing your goals. Today I want to explore a challenge that can be difficult for lots of productive, high-achieving people. The challenge is this: