Excellence Doesn’t Have to be Elusive – Here’s What Helps

Excellence is something that many of us strive for. A worthy goal, excellence is not something easily attained. So what helps? In a nutshell: focus and discipline. Think about an Olympic athlete, a successful entrepreneur, a musical prodigy. What do they have in common? Talent and something more… The journey to the realization of Olympic…

Priorities 101 — When It’s Not Just You, This Really Helps

Priorities are like your guiding star. And finding time by prioritizing is a powerful time management tool. Once you’ve compiled your list of tasks, it’s time to place them in order of priority. But things get a little more complicated when it’s not just you who needs to follow through. That’s when you need to…

Deadlines Have You on the Run? This Will Help.

Deadlines are one of the biggest stress inducers out there. This is especially true if procrastination is an issue for you. So, what helps? Learning to set and maintain time priorities is a powerful time management tool — and one that helps immeasurable in de-stressing and amping up your productivity. Where do you start? A…

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…

Priorities and Time Boundaries — Stronger Together

Your priorities are key to establishing clear time boundaries. And setting time boundaries is a key life skill to develop for your time success. In recent posts I’ve offered you some clear steps for getting started with boundary-setting. And, as you’ve explored your time boundaries and practiced setting them, I’m guessing that you may have…

Your Ideal Day – What It Tells You About Yourself and Your Values

What do the words ‘ideal day’ bring to mind for you? If you give yourself a moment to pause and think about it, are there images that bubble up to the surface? Many of us carry an idea of what our ideal day looks like, but not-so-many of us ever bring it fully to consciousness…

Know Your Priorities, Even in the Midst of Turmoil — A Timely Tip

Maintaining your priorities is not too difficult when you’re familiar with your time demands and your terrain. But when you’re going through tumultuous times it’s different. Indeed, it’s often challenging to know what your top priorities are at any given moment. These are nothing, if not tumultuous times. I was thinking about this recently when…