On Track and On Time-Maintain Focus with Strong Boundaries

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

Productivity and You: Using Your Accountability Buddy

Productivity is about using your time and energy to its fullest. It’s not about being busy or overloading yourself with mountains of tasks.  It is definitely NOT about overwhelm! No, productivity is about being 

Productivity Tip: Accountability Buddies Really Work!

Productivity, effectiveness and efficiency are the focus of many time management systems.  And often, when we think of productivity and time management we think of to-do lists, schedules, and maybe timers or other on-line time-tracking tools. But finding time and increasing your productivity needn’t be 

Time Success: 3 Keys for Using Your Accountability Buddy to Increase Your Productivity

Time success can be elusive – and especially so the bigger the project and the busier you get.  Do you know that feeling?  Sometimes it’s hard to keep moving when deadlines loom and demands seem to be coming in from every direction! Well, your time success is important to me.  So, 

Timely Tips: Accountability Buddies Energize Your Effectiveness!

Finding time to increase your effectiveness is always time well spent. That’s because as your effectiveness grows, your productivity and your confidence increase, too!  It’s a positive spiral that will have you eager to 

Find Time for What's Most Important to You Every Day-Day #2

Finding time for planning helps you see where your time goes.  That, in turn, helps you find time for the things that are most important to you. How did you do with yesterday’s planning task?  Remember?  I suggested that you think of three things that you really wanted to do, write them down, and then…

Finding Time When You Are on Overload-3 Tips

How do you find time when your to do list is full, you’re already rushing, and then some small glitches throw a wrench into your already overloaded plans? I had just such a morning, not too long ago, and it certainly presented some challenges! Here are 3 tips that helped me get back on track.…