Your Internal Values — How They Shape Your Time Choices

Your internal values, like your external values, help you shape your time choices. So how does that actually work in everyday life? Well, in a previous post we were discussing values, and external values, specifically.  We described how they provide your framework. In the same way that they provide a frame for what you do…

Successful Habits — How to Grow Them Right at Home

Successful habits are created out of successful choices. Making the most of the time you have isn’t just about making successful choices. It’s about integrating those choices into your life so that they become successful habits.  That takes practice. Usually, by the end of a month of daily repetition, you will develop a successful habit.…

Your Planning Power — Here’s How to Build on What You Learn

Your planning power doesn’t just help you be more productive. It also helps you see where your time goes. And that, in turn, helps you find time for the things that are most important to you. How did you do with Thursday’s planning task?  Did you try it?  Remember, I suggested that you think of…

Losing Time? Your Planning Helps You Plug the Leaks

Losing time is a daily occurrence for many people. And finding time is a challenge that we each face every day of our lives. So, is losing time an issue for you? Do you notice how your time can seemingly disappear?  How sometimes one thing leads to another and before you know it, a whole…

Choosing Wisely — How to Make the Most of Your Time

Choosing wisely when your time is short can obviously be a big challenge. However, it can also be a challenge to use time efficiently when you have plenty of it. Indeed, have you ever noticed that when you move into a period of vacation time you are sometimes at loose ends? Or how about during…

Challenging Personalities — How to Stop Them From Stealing Your Time

Challenging personalities in your life can sometimes present unexpected roadblocks as you move through your day. I call them challenging personalities because I’m not talking about “bad people” here, but rather about behaviors that may be difficult for you to handle. To make the best use of your time, you need to figure out how…

Your Assertiveness Skills in Action — How to Find More Time

Your assertiveness skills are key to living your moments as fully as possible. They help you be more productive and will also give you a boost when your energy needs replenishing. Today I’d like to share one of our finding time tips that speaks to another important benefit of employing these skills: Your assertiveness skills…