Rice and Time — Here’s Some Help to Move You from Thought to Action

Rice and time? Really? What does rice have to do with time? And what do rice and time have to do with you, for that matter? Well, this Chinese proverb gets to the point powerfully, as so many proverbs do: Talk doesn’t cook rice. Whoever came up with Nike’s old “Just do it” slogan may…

Flexibility May Be the Missing Ingredient When You’re Stuck

Flexibility is an important time skill. It allows you to put your own unique ‘stamp’ on the tools in your time management toolbox. That’s because ‘one size fits all’ certainly is NOT the case when it comes to managing your time. Indeed, if your stance toward time management is rigid, you are going to run…

Today’s Time Tip: Going Backwards to Move Ahead

Going backwards usually doesn’t sound like a good thing to do. But, in fact, when you’re planning your time, going backwards is one way that you can provide yourself with some much-needed clarity and perspective. Because it’s a different vantage point, it often leads to much more realistic planning. So, here’s a quick time tip…

Turning Energy Changes into Energy Boosts During Transition Times

Energy changes abound, as autumn transforms our corner of New Hampshire. Temperatures dip and morning mist rises over the ponds. Swamp maples are starting to turn fiery red. And turkeys and their young forage behind the house in the early morning. What energy changes, challenges and opportunities do you face as the season changes? Night comes earlier (or later, if…

Prioritizing Your Time to Power Up Your Day!

Prioritizing your tasks is one of the best pathways to success that I can think of. And it can actually be fun. Let’s envision an ideal beginning to your day. You know your path and all that’s on it, because your plans follow your priorities. Even setbacks and surprises feel manageable. The most important tasks will get 

Planning for the Future with Everplans

Planning for the future is your best course if you want to be ready for what comes your way. And though it’s not something that we naturally want to think about, the inevitable future for each and every one of us holds the end of our lives. So, it’s interesting that this one sure thing…

Working Smart – Know Your Tasks to Find More Time!

Working smart is just … smart! When you have limited time and energy, using both to their optimal potential is a goal we all strive for. And during busy times — like right now — working smart relieves stress and helps you put yourself in a position to enjoy your moments fully,