Challenges and Choices — Here’s Where You Make Your Lemonade

Life challenges crop up everywhere and present us with hurdles, large and small. Whether it’s a small annoyance or a major upheaval, we are constantly making choices about how to manage challenges. And beyond simply managing, you also make choices about how you learn from your challenges. How do you find the gems that are…

Quiet Your Inner Critic and Pump Up Your Energy: Here’s How

Your inner critic, with its negative critical messages and critical, undermining tone does nothing but sap your energy, confidence, and creativity. And it’s not just you. Everyone has that debilitating voice inside. Indeed, if you could hear what your family, friends, and acquaintances are thinking to themselves as they go about their daily business, you’d be amazed.…

Managing Predictable Change to Free Up Time and Energy

Predictable change is very different from unexpected change. Both present challenges. And both require different time and energy management skills. As they say about our climate here in New England, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait – it’s sure to change!”  That concept, applied more generally, can be a very helpful tip for…

Change and Your Time — Let Your Feelings Help You Through

Change is everywhere. So, how do you relate to change? The choices you make about this are profound, affecting your focus, your time management, and your productivity. And the thing is, no matter what life is presenting you with at any given time, changes always initiate a transition toward a new beginning. What’s your go-to feeling…

Proactive Time Choices — Your Powerful Productivity Partner

Proactive time choices are the best tools going for building powerful productivity into your day. Indeed, the simple act of making choices is an empowering step. Your choices about your time are the building blocks of your day. Each incremental decision defines the opportunities, accomplishments, and challenges that come next. It’s a step-by-step process, and…

Choices, Time, and You — Creating Your Life, Moment by Moment

I can’t think of anything that’s more important than your time choices. Quite literally, they mean the world to you. So, how do you feel about that? What kinds of decisions do you make, each day, each moment, about your time and how you spend it? No dress rehearsals… In an earlier post here at…

Now that You Have a Time Plan, Do You Stick to It?

Your time plan is your key to time success. Why do I say that? Well, earlier this week we took a look at time leaks and at some of the ways that distractions derail you. Social networking activities are a great example of this. If you’re a solopreneur or small business owner, your presence on Facebook, Twitter,…