Boost Your Productivity — Let Go of Being So Busy and Try Balance

Tired? Stressed? Spinning your wheels? Today I invite you to try balance because when it comes to efficiency and effectiveness, being busy isn’t the key. No, indeed. In fact, if productivity is your aim, then time balance is a very important component in your toolbox of time management skills. It’s a common and quite destructive misconception…

Looking for Balance in Your Life? Start Here

Balance is something that lots of folks strive for. But what does it actually mean to you? It’s different for each of us, but that fact sometimes gets lost. Did you ever play the game “Statue” in your neighborhood? I remember lots of long summer evenings doing this. It was an exhilarating challenge to run around and then,…

Finding Balance — 5 Tips Help You Get There and Stay There

Your ability to find balance is influenced by lots of things in your life. There’s your personal history.  Pause and think about it: Who were your role models and how did they exhibit this life skill? There’s the energy you bring. And then there are your priorities and your values. And, perhaps most fundamentally, there…

Finding Balance Helps Recharge Your Batteries and Avoid Burnout

Burnout is the bane of many busy, productive people. Are you one of them? You push yourself to get things done, and then neglect the things that keep you going. So today I want to share a tip that offers ideas for building time for self-care into your daily life. Following these simple suggestions for regaining your…

Values and Your Goals: When They Work Together You’ll Find Time

When your values shape your goals, you are fully in sync with yourself. This has a profound impact on your focus, energy, and ultimately, your success. However, finding time to step back, consider your values and maintain your inner balance while pursuing personal or career goals can be a challenge. Whether your goals lie in…

Focused or Rigid? 3 Essential Steps for Flexible Focus

Being focused is a powerful feeling. Have you experienced it? Focusing on a project, right up to its successful completion is just wonderful. You feel carried forward by the flow of your concentration. And your confidence grows as you stay on track. But rigidity is another matter entirely. Fear-based and destructive, rigidity comes to the fore when you want…

Sudden Change — 3 More Timely Tips for Finding Time

When sudden change invades, you’re thrown off-balance. It’s a fact of life. So when this happens, recognizing what’s taking place is key. You can’t move ahead until you know where you are and accept that new reality. Sudden change is disorienting. So while you may not know all the details or ramifications