Posts about 'Time Management Skills'

Procrastination Frustration? Solve it with 3 Timely Questions!

Posted on September 18, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Procrastination Steals Time

Procrastination Steals Your Time and Energy

Procrastination steals your time and energy. It eats away at your confidence and self trust.  It adds to your stress. It’s nothing but frustrating and discouraging!

And it’s something that we all do from time to time – often unconsciously.

So, the first step in dealing with procrastination is to make it visible to yourself.  You may need to overcome some resistance at first – none  (more…)

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Find Focus to Claim Success and Find More Time

Posted on July 31, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Focus and You

Focus and You

Finding focus and maintaining it is a skill that increases your presence and your productivity.

Your moments are enhanced when you bring focus to them; and yet this is a quality that is often especially hard to come by in our culture.

We are bombarded from every angle with information, news, ideas – all clamoring  (more…)

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Filing Tip – How to Organize in (Literally) No Time!

Posted on July 24, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Filing Tip

Filing Tip in No Time

Filing is an activity that often falls to the bottom of our priority list – especially when time is short. Do you agree?

You know it’s important, but it’s seldom something that you actually get to.  (And then by the time you do get to it, the papers have piled so high that the task is daunting – perhaps daunting enough to discourage you from starting at all!) (more…)

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Distraction 2014: Is There Any Bigger Thief of Today’s Time?

Posted on July 10, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

DistractionChoosing ONE thing is the key to your productivity!

Distraction is, if not the biggest time challenge for most of us in 2014, certainly one of the top 5 or 10.

Between the information streaming at us via the internet (and the multiple devices we possess for delivering it) and the expectations of quick responses and almost 24-7 productivity, it’s no wonder that we often feel besieged, inundated, and pulled in multiple divergent directions all at once. (more…)

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Procrastination and Deadlines – What Works for Finding Time?

Posted on May 29, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Our ServicesProcrastination is a time challenge for everyone.

Whether it’s something you do infrequently or a chronic problem, procrastination has a profound effect on your productivity, your energy, your confidence, AND your self-esteem! (more…)

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Procrastination Cure – Get Unstuck Using Fun and Find Time!

Posted on May 22, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Procrastination CureProcrastination is something that plagues all of us, eating up time and energy and causing untold worry and stress. So a procrastination cure is just what the doctor ordered!

Read on for some good ideas to get you moving again, when you are stuck in a rut of  (more…)

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Planning: One Big, Powerful Secret for Finding the Time You Need!

Posted on May 8, 2014 by , under Time Choices, Time Management Skills.

Planning is ChoosingPlanning, or more specifically, time planning, is the kind of topic that you’ve probably read about on lots of time management blogs.

In fact, you may be tempted to stop reading because  (more…)

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Sponge Activities: Use Them to Optimize Your Time!

Posted on April 24, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Sponge ActivitiesSponge activities are probably very familiar to the teachers (or former teachers) among us.

Typically used in the classroom, I think that we can all use sponge activities to make the most of our time! But before I share my ideas, here’s a description of sponge activities and how they are used  (more…)

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Remembering What Matters in Just 30 Seconds of Your Time

Posted on April 17, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

RememberingRemembering what matters is a time and productivity challenge that has many people stymied.

In today’s culture, information is flying at us from all angles – and what we find ourselves remembering is too often rather random, if we remember at all! (more…)

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Heartbleed, Sudden Change, and Managing Your Time

Posted on April 14, 2014 by , under Time and Technology, Time Management Skills.

HeartbleedThe Heartbleed Bug has had a significant impact on internet traffic, and on TIME in recent days.

If you haven’t heard about Heartbleed, it’s important that you learn about it!   (more…)

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Your Inner Critic-Recognizing and Countering This Negative Voice

Posted on March 20, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.

Inner CriticThe inner critic … are you familiar with yours?

We all have voices that chatter in our heads throughout the day – and the inner critic is one of them. Learning to recognize these voices, or sub-selves, as I call them, is a powerful and transformative time tool. (more…)

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Verbs are Important-Find the Right One and Find Time!

Posted on March 6, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.

Verbs are Important!Verbs are important!  Who’s the last person that uttered  that phrase to you? I’m guessing it may have been a long-ago teacher, extolling the virtues of action verbs and encouraging you to make your writing more vivid and engaging.

Other than that late-elementary-school  (more…)

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Evaluation Power-3 Tips for Using Your Experience to Find Time

Posted on February 6, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Evaluation TipsEvaluation is a powerful tool that is too often neglected – especially when we are busy and overwhelmed.  Yet that is precisely when we can benefit the most from the power of evaluation.

That’s because evaluating where you’ve been enables you to see the successes … and the pitfalls …  (more…)

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Task Planning – Increased Detail Equals Increased Success!

Posted on January 31, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Task PlanningTask 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…)

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Flexible Focus from the Finding Time E-zine

Posted on January 26, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

flexible focusFlexible 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…)

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