Posted on June 26, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Self-Care Time.
If you haven’t yet encountered a Fitbit, let me introduce you!
Or better yet, let me have David Sedaris introduce you (this is taken from his recent, very entertaining piece titled “Living the Fitbit Life” in The New Yorker): (more…)
Posted on June 9, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Technology.
On-line activities take up more and more of everyone’s time these days.
Whether you go on-line as part of your business and marketing plan, or simply use (more…)
Posted on May 1, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time After Time.
Change is in the air, isn’t it? Here in New Hampshire springtime change is often about taking one step forward then two steps back.
But we get there eventually – it’s just that change is never linear … and it takes time! So as we move through today’s change and start a brand (more…)
Posted on February 27, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.
When you lower your stress you enhance your energy, expand your perspective, and transform your time.
For most of us, the hustle, bustle, and challenges of everyday life are making our stress levels inch up each day. Yet, there are ways to step away (more…)
Posted on February 25, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Boundaries.
Boundaries define your time … and your life.
When you set your boundaries, you are saying yes or no to an activity or commitment. You are shaping your time and creating the map for your journey through it. (more…)
Posted on February 11, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Boundaries.
Internal boundaries present challenges for many. The challenges arise both in setting internal boundaries and in maintaining them.
And if I had to name a key tool in your time management toolbox, internal boundaries would be right up there near the top of the list. (more…)
Posted on January 31, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
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, (more…)
Posted on January 27, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Technology.
Tech tips always come in handy in our increasingly web-based and info-saturated world.
The better you are able to manage your on-line time and activities, the more efficient and effective you’ll be – both at getting things done and at finding time for what matters most! (more…)
Posted on January 26, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Flexible focus is a very helpful concept, and one that builds on yesterday’s article about finding the balance between creativity and discipline, and moving efficiently from one project to another.
So, to continue and take a look at flexible focus, I thought I’d share an article from the (more…)
Posted on January 25, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Boundaries, Time Choices.
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 (more…)
Posted on January 21, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Boundaries.
Streamlining any process, task, or series of tasks is generally a great way to find time.
And if you’re a busy blogger, entrepreneur or small business owner, you probably have a to-do list that far outstrips your available time – so (more…)
Posted on January 15, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
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 (more…)
Posted on January 12, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Time myths … we all harbor them, and they eat away at our helpful time habits, leaving us frustrated and behind-the-eight-ball.
Often, time myths are instilled by our culture, our early messages, and behaviors we have observed in others. They are deeply embedded … (more…)
Posted on January 9, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Technology, Time Boundaries, Time Choices.
The internet, some people (like Jonathan Franzen) believe, is ruining us.
In particular, Franzen cites Jeff Bezos, Amazon and the rise of self-publishing and e-books as a dire threat to the ‘serious writer’ – an august group which, presumably, includes himself but excludes (more…)
Posted on January 8, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Boundaries, Time Management Skills.
Staying on track and on time, whether you are working alone on a project or managing other people is a key skill for productivity and success.
Digging down a bit, we see that staying on track is about maintaining focus. And digging down a little further, I’d add that it’s about knowing