Strong Time Boundaries — How They Help No Matter What

Strong time boundaries help you plan and manage your time. But your days aren’t always predictable. And your time challenges can take different forms. Sometimes life is calm, and you struggle to stay on track.  Sometimes chaos rules as life throws you one curve ball after another.  Maybe distractions swirl around you, calling out for your…

Setting Time Boundaries — How to Make Working from Home Workable

Setting time boundaries is a key component in your time management toolbox.  And during these times of remote learning, social distancing, and working from home, setting time boundaries is key to your success — AND your survival. But it’s not just a matter of setting those boundaries.  You have to maintain them – and that’s…

You Set a Boundary, So Now How Do You Keep It?

When you set a boundary, that’s a good and necessary first step. It’s in keeping your boundary that you start building trust and traction. In “Setting Strong Boundaries Makes Life Work No Matter Where You’re Working” I talked about being more assertive than usual about time. And I noted that when you set a boundary…

Setting Strong Boundaries Makes Life Work No Matter Where You’re Working

Setting strong boundaries helps with many aspects of life. And one of the biggest areas where boundaries help is that of your focus. Setting strong boundaries about your time requires that you learn to be a little more assertive than usual about this precious and limited resource. And these boundaries have become increasingly important as…

Taking Charge of Your Time — How to Untangle Yourself from the Web

Taking charge of your time has everything to do with setting and maintaining boundaries. Sometimes those boundaries are with other people, and sometimes they are with yourself. And boundaries, when they work best, are unique to you and your situation. What serves you in your life? What helps you create balance and achieve your personal…

The 10 Core Principles — How to Find More Time and Energy

Some years ago, I developed the 10 Core Principles of Finding Time. They are the result of the writing and research I’ve done over time, as well as many years of coaching experience in my off-line coaching practice. I am sharing the 10 Core Principles here as a refresher for readers of The Time Finder.…

Task Priorities — How to Set Them for Success

Setting task priorities is a key step in getting things done. If your tasks have been arranged in priority order from the most important to the least important, this helps you set clear boundaries. Why do I say that? Well, task priorities send a message. When you are sure about them yourself, others realize that…