Posts about 'Time Management Skills'

Project Got You Stuck? Step #1 – Find Time to Start!

Posted on August 27, 2015 by , under Finding Time E-zine Articles, Time Management Skills.

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Project preparation gets you unstuck!

When faced with a new project, do you find yourself stuck before you begin? Whether you stall out or rush in, you’ll find these tips about preparation extremely helpful.

You benefit in a number of ways by engaging in thoughtful mental and physical action steps prior to starting your project. You maintain your motivation and  (more…)

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Schedule Reflection Time to Be More Productive

Posted on July 30, 2015 by , under Time Choices, Time Management Skills.

Reflection on Water

Schedule reflection time for yourself.

Your schedule is one of the tools that you use to optimize your productivity. And when you schedule time to reflect you are NOT being unproductive.

In fact, you’re giving yourself a gift. Your productivity always boils down to your time choices, and you make better choices when you reflect on them! (more…)

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Procrastination-Beat It Right Now With 7 Timely Tips!

Posted on July 29, 2015 by , under Time Choices, Time Management Skills.

Dog Pulling Back

Procrastination got you stuck?

Is procrastination a serious challenge in your life?

Even when we know that waiting too long will create a lot of challenges, getting started can still seem impossible.

But procrastination undermines relationships and erodes trust. And when procrastinating affects  (more…)

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Focus Wavering? You Can Boost it in Just 40 Seconds!

Posted on June 17, 2015 by , under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.

Cat and Eyeglasses

Find Focus in 40 Seconds

Focus is a fundamental key to your productivity. And yet, in our information-saturated world, distractions come at us from every direction – and focus is exceedingly difficult to maintain.

Time boundaries help, as do practices like turning off e-mail, unplugging your phone, and closing your door when you really  (more…)

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Time Success-Find Yours in the Finding Time E-zine

Posted on June 2, 2015 by , under Finding Time E-zine Articles, Time Management Skills.

Time Success Sign

Time Success – Find Ideas in the Finding Time E-zine!

Time success grows from time management skills – and honing those skills is always time well spent!

At the beginning of a new month, do you find time to reflect on ways to be more efficient and effective?

Your time, after all, is the foundation of everything you do. (more…)

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Distractions Tripping You Up? Tame Your Time Wasters Today!

Posted on May 21, 2015 by , under Time Management Skills.

Distractions pull you off track

Do distractions pull you off track?

Distractions can almost feel like they have a will of their own, can’t they?

It seems like finding time and staying on track shouldn’t be so hard.

But if you underestimate the power of distractions, you’re going to lose your focus frequently  (more…)

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Organizing Your Space to Find Time-5 Tips

Posted on May 20, 2015 by , under Time Management Skills.

Organizing a stack of files

Organizing your space really helps!

Organizing your environment has a very significant impact on how you experience and live your moments.

Indeed, de-cluttering and organizing are surefire ways to boost your time management efforts and reduce your stress.

So, streamlining your work practices and organizing (more…)

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Procrastination Prison-What is Keeping You Trapped?

Posted on May 5, 2015 by , under Time Choices, Time Management Skills.

Prison Door

Procrastination is a Prison – and you hold the key!

Procrastination is a prison built out of denial, delay, frustration and failure. But you don’t have to stay stuck there.

Your procrastination may feel like a prison – but in reality, you ALWAYS have the key right in your hand!

Overcoming procrastination requires more than  (more…)

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To-Do Lists Help You Find Treasures of Time!

Posted on April 30, 2015 by , under Time Management Skills.

Treasure Chest

Finding time is like finding treasure!

Let’s re-think to-do lists today. Lots of people recoil or tune-out when they hear “to-do lists.” But when it comes to productivity and making the most of your time, these lists are practical, powerful tools.

If you hate your to-do lists, lose them or never even start them, I want to help you learn how to  (more…)

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Unpacking Your Travel Lessons to Find Time

Posted on April 16, 2015 by , under Time Management Skills.

Unpacking the Lessons

Unpacking the Lessons

You probably have a list to help you pack for your trips, but what about when you’re unpacking? How do you organize that part of your trip?  Or do you even think about being organized at that point?

My VA traveled to Ireland recently, and when we talked about it, I encouraged her to do her  (more…)

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Declutter Time? Start from Zero to Win Big!

Posted on March 19, 2015 by , under Time Management Skills.

Start at Zero to Declutter

Declutter by starting at zero!

Spring brings the call to declutter. Is that true for you?

As you open windows, let in fresh air, and enjoy the returning light (in the Northern Hemisphere, at least), do your thoughts turn to the dusty piles of papers, the old clothes, and the unused gadgets that have accumulated in your life through the winter months?

Or maybe it’s your schedule that you want to declutter. How about your to-do list?  (more…)

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Procrastination Slowing You Down? 5 Tips to Find Time!

Posted on January 15, 2015 by , under Time Management Skills.

Procrastination Slowing You Down

Does procrastination sap your energy and slow you down?

Procrastination is a huge time, energy and confidence thief.

The habit of putting things off creates a vicious cycle that feeds on itself and fosters a spiral of negativity and discouragement.

It can be difficult to do things we don’t want to do. But procrastination doesn’t solve that problem – it just puts it off. The task always waits for you. (more…)

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Procrastination Problems – Is Fear Your Roadblock?

Posted on December 4, 2014 by , under Time Boundaries, Time Management Skills.

Procrastination and Fear

Does fear fuel your procrastination?

Procrastination grows with overwhelm and stress … and as unfinished tasks pile up everything just feels more and more impossible!

Your energy dwindles as fear mounts.  Where do you begin, when procrastination has you in a panic and the clock just keeps ticking?

We’ve written quite a bit about procrastination here – and we’ve shared proven, practical  (more…)

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Sudden Change? Adapt, Stay on Track, and Find Time!

Posted on December 3, 2014 by , under Time Choices, Time Management Skills.

Snow Sudden Change

Welcoming change – even sudden change – really helps!

Sudden change was the watchword here in the Northeast US over the recent Thanksgiving Holiday.  Power outages, canceled flights, and treacherous roads made for lots of challenges and opportunities to adapt on the fly!

Heart-based time management is all about finding time, increasing productivity, and deepening your experience of each and every moment. But what happens when sudden change enters the  (more…)

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Emergencies Happen and You CAN Prepare!

Posted on November 20, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Emergencies Happen

Emergencies – How you prepare really makes a difference!

Emergencies are, by definition, unpredictable. The lake-effect snowstorms that have battered Buffalo and surrounding areas are a very good example.

Coming so early in the season, the unprecedented blizzard conditions created millions of emergencies, large and small, in millions of lives.  And unfortunately, from what I’m hearing, lots and lots of people were unprepared for the  (more…)

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