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…

Prioritizing — This Heart-Based Skill Saves You Time and Energy

Prioritizing your tasks isn’t just about managing time. It’s also a key skill to enlist for managing your energy. It’s one of the best pathways to success that I can think of. And believe it or not, prioritizing can also be fun. Step back and think about what an ideal beginning to your day would…

Sudden Change? This Helps Keep You in Charge No Matter What.

Finding time and maintaining focus and discipline when world or life events are pressing is often very challenging. How successful do you feel at keeping your core values in mind and managing your priorities when you are confronted with sudden change? Crises and sudden change shake things up. Most of us feel comfortable when we…

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…